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Which American Cities Have the Worst Traffic?

May 25th, 2018 | Blog

Benjamin Franklin may have been right about the inevitability of death and taxes, but clearly, he never encountered rush hour in Los Angeles, or he surely would have added that conundrum. Traffic is another one of those certainties in life that everyone must deal with. Traffic jams can be particularly challenging for truck drivers, particularly more »

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Stay Updated on the Newest Pieces of Trucking Technology

November 10th, 2017 | Blog

New advances in technology continue to change the way every industry operates, and it’s come up with a lot to offer truck drivers. New techniques and equipment like platooning, telematics and fleet management aim to make the roads safer and more efficient. Read on and stay updated on the newest pieces of trucking technology. Platooning more »

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Admission Requirements for Truck Driving School

November 18th, 2016 | Blog

Attending a truck driving school is a great first step on the path to a career in the professional trucking industry. Before you can enroll in one, you’ll need a certain degree of education and licensure as well as a working understanding of the English language. Read on for more on common admission requirements. High more »

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How to Prevent Boredom on Road Trip

June 28th, 2016 | Blog

Being a long-haul trucker is certainly a lucrative career, but it’s not necessarily the most exciting on long stretches of country roads. Unfortunately, the lack of simulation on the road often leads to drowsiness, which is one of the leading causes of trucking accidents each year. You’ll learn how to drive a truck by enrolling more »

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An Intro to CB Radio for Truckers

December 11th, 2015 | Yuma Truck Driving School News

CB radio, also called Citizens Band radio, originated as an FCC-regulated personal radio service in 1945. Today, CB radios remain in use by truckers across the country for short-range communications and updates. Learning to use the CB radio effectively and communicate with fellow truckers can help you stay up to date on road conditions and more »

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What Does it Take to Become an Owner Operator?

November 30th, 2015 | Yuma Truck Driving School News

Many professional truck drivers strive to become owner operators. It is important to remember, however, that this job is not for everyone; you must be committed, responsible, and willing to communicate. Continue on to find out if you have what it takes to become an owner operator. Persistence and Dedication While owner operators might enjoy more »

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Ways to Pay For Truck Driving School

October 31st, 2015 | Blog

So you’ve decided on a career as a trucker: congratulations! For dedicated and independent folks, trucking is a rewarding and exciting career. Now that you’re looking at CDL schools, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to afford truck driving school. Luckily, Yuma Truck Driving School offers numerous financial aid options: this blog will tell you more »

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How Trucking Has Touched Popular Culture

October 21st, 2015 | Blog

Most people know that the railroad and the highway significantly changed the landscape and culture of the United States, but did you know that trucking has as well? Trucking is now one of the most common professions in America, but trucking has always been a profession that stirs up feelings of freedom and adventure. When more »

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The Role of Women in Trucking

July 18th, 2015 | Blog

It was only a matter of time before CDL training programs began recruiting female drivers, as women are known for driving less aggressively and being more cautious. In theory, these skills mean that women drivers are less likely to be involved in accidents. Now that an increasing number of women are enrolling in Tucson CDL more »

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Spotlight on Federal Distracted Driving Regulations

June 26th, 2015 | Blog

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration have specific rules prohibiting interstate truckers and bus drivers from texting or using hand-held phones while driving. These joint rules are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s efforts to end distracted driving. As a result, violations of these rules can result in fines more »

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