The truck driving industry is a constantly changing environment. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is updating rules on a regular basis. The shipping trends in the industry also change regularly. This news blogs is designed to keep students up to date and informed about changes in the industry and current events with Interstate Truck Driving School.
It is with great sadness that we have learned that one of our favorite students, Damon Thibodeaux has passed away from complications of COVID 19 on August 31st.
Damon was a student with us back in 2014. He was an amazing person and a kind and accepting attitude despite being w... Read More
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations are requiring extensive driver training for everyone seeking a Class A or Class B CDL effective February 7th, 2022. Here is the index of the Curriculum that will be required by the new rules:
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At Interstate Truck Driving School we strive to have the best fleet of trucks possible for our students. We have 15 road Truck/Tractors, 5 range Truck/Tractors, 3 straight trucks (Class B) and 5 support vehicles (snow plow, service truck, passenger van, etc.).
Our trucks and trailers are... Read More
Female drivers constitute 10% of the truck-driving workforce, according to Women In Trucking.
A group of lawmakers has reintroduced the Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act, which aims to support women entering the industry.
Four members of the Sen... Read More
Safety is the PRIORITY when operating commercial vehicles. Weather conditions lately across the country have made it challenging for CDL drivers. Locally, there were dozens of crashes this morning. Oklahoma had problems earlier today. And here is a report from Iowa the other day:
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Several trucking companies have announced significant driver pay increases in the last month. One company gave their drivers up to 25% pay bump earlier this month. Now Frozen Food Express with 17 locations around the country has announced their "largest pay raise in their history" with up to 2... Read More
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