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The “Drug Free Commercial Truck Driver Act of 2015” is a bill that would allow the Department of Transportation to authorize hair testing instead of urinalysis. Critics of hair testing claim that science doesn’t support hair testing, and that it’s simply not as accurate as urinalysis for detecting controlled substances by an operator. The bill […]
Now this is an impressive maneuver. Interested in trying out this maneuver? It all starts by earning your CDL. Apply today.
The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) is participating in a Congressionally-required study on the 2013 implemented hours-of-service changes. By participating in the study, drivers can receive up to $2,000 in compensation. As of last month, the FMCSA needs an additional 250 drivers to participate in the 5 month study. Drivers who decide to participate […]
Check out this amazing collection of custom Big Rigs! Interested in driving one of these awesome trucks? Apply to Progressive Truck Driving School.
There’s a current shortage of truck drivers – skilled drivers are in extremely high-demand. Watch the video below to learn more: Interested in joining this high-demand industry? Apply to Progressive Truck School.
From our friends at Schneider Trucking: Are you considering Schneider for your career after driving school? It can be hard to sift through all the different perspectives, but nobody can explain what it’s like to be a Schneider driver better than an actual Schneider driver. Read below as Schneider Team driver Sharon Nader gives her […]
Take a moment to think about your current health status. Are you as healthy as you’d like to be? Could you improve your diet and exercise habits? Is it time to perform a little preventive maintenance? As a driver, you can appreciate the importance of performing regular maintenance on your vehicle. You want that vehicle […]
Safety isn’t just a buzzword in the trucking industry — it’s a lifestyle. It has to be, for a reason more than familiar to military veterans: neglecting safety comes with consequences. Fortunately, veterans transitioning into trucking will find a familiar — and enduring — commitment to safety. The statistics prove it. According to the American […]
1. Integrity A reputable trucking company has a set of core values it lives by and a track record to prove it. Anyone can claim to value safety, but what do the statistics say? Every company boasts respect for drivers, but what do the men and women behind the wheel really say? All carriers strive […]
- The YWCA / Progressive Truck Driving School 2017 Graduating ClassMay 8, 2017 - 4:31 pm
For over 5 years, Progressive Truck Driving School and the YWCA have partnered to help train YWCA program participants to get their CDL license. The YWCA works every day to eliminate racism and empower women. Through advocacy and local programming, they create real change for women, families and communities. In 2017, the YWCA worked with […]
- 5 Surprising Trucking StatisticsApril 20, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Did you know? The trucking industry is responsible for hauling over 10.5 billion tons of cargo every year. The trucking industry collects over $650 billion dollars a year, which is 5% of America’s GDP. Over 3.4 million heavy duty trucks and 3.5 million truck drivers are necessary to haul all of the US cargo. The […]