Arizona Trucker Salary Report

If you’ve grown tired of your current career, you might consider going back to school and learning a new trade. Before you devote valuable time and energy to beginning a new career, however, you want to make sure that the industry you’re switching into will provide you and your family with a good living. Fortunately, … Continue reading “Arizona Trucker Salary Report”

Semi Trucks: By the Numbers

The trucking industry is a major part of the U.S. economy. Billions of units of product are shipped to the U.S. every year, and semi trucks are largely responsible for distributing those products throughout the country. If you’re thinking of becoming an Arizona truck driver, you might be interested in learning a few key facts … Continue reading “Semi Trucks: By the Numbers”

Safety Tips for Truckers

Statistically speaking, the roads are the most dangerous place to be in the United States. Truckers face more road hazards than anyone else on the road, and as CDL license holders they are held to a higher standard of responsibility. Road safety is a basic component of CDL training, but when tempers run high and … Continue reading “Safety Tips for Truckers”

A Closer Look at HDS Truck Driving Institute Programs

As a nationally recognized CDL school in Tucson, HDS Truck Driving Institute is focused on providing students with a full scope of driver training and education. Our programs are flexible enough to fit around the needs of working professionals while providing real-world experience from seasoned drivers. Learn more about your career opportunities from HDL below. … Continue reading “A Closer Look at HDS Truck Driving Institute Programs”

For More Trucking Industry Trends And Tips Visit These Websites

In our recent posts, we discussed the most classic songs about truck driving and industry standards for drug and alcohol screening. Read more about these topics below. To begin your career as a commercial driver, contact HDS Truck Driving Institute in Tucson (520) 622-0419 or Phoenix (602) 484-7901. ·         The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … Continue reading “For More Trucking Industry Trends And Tips Visit These Websites”

Top 5 Country “Trucker” Songs The commercial truck driving industry celebrates its sense of community and the trucking lifestyle through CB radio slang and trucking-inspired music. We’ve covered both of these topics in our recent blog posts. Now get the top five country trucking songs as selected by Haleigh T, a regular host for Country Music News Blog. … Continue reading “Top 5 Country “Trucker” Songs”

Drug Testing in the Transportation Industry

To maintain high standards of safety and professionalism, commercial drivers are subject to federal regulations outlined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). One component of maintaining your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), is complying with the FMCSA’s drug testing regulations via your carrier … Continue reading “Drug Testing in the Transportation Industry”

Landmarks of the Southwest

The American Southwest is one of the most spectacular areas of the world. With its rich heritage, famously spicy food, and the some of the most breathtaking landmarks in the country, it’s the perfect place for everything from weekends to road trips to lengthy vacations. Grand Canyon Located in northern Arizona, the Grand Canyon is … Continue reading “Landmarks of the Southwest”