News

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.

Winter CDL Safety Tips

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 5:57pm

Winter has finally arrived.  It is time for Commercial Drivers to adjust for conditions and make smart decisions.

Industry Update December 1st, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 4:10pm

There is a non profit organization that enlists the aid of truck drivers to help stop human trafficing.  Please take the time to check out their website at www.truckersagainsttrafficking.org to learn more about the problem and ways that you... Read More

Proud to have helped one of our Vets

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 10:17am

Interstate Truck Driving School is owned and operated by a U. S. Army Veteran.  We are also approved for training by the Veterans Approval Board for Vets using their G. I. Bill Benefits.  We are also proud to be a part of an industry that really goes the extra mile for Vets.  

This interv... Read More

Weekly Industry Update

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:25pm

We had a great week at the exam station with students taking their CDL road tests.  The cold weather that came in toward the end of the week did not dampen our Spirits, especially with all of the great job opportunities waiting for our students when they graduate. 

Ryan Rask 

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 12:17pm

Ryan Rask has completed his training here at Interstate Truck Driving School and has a job lined up at TMC out of Des Moines IA.  Since Ryan will be pulling a flatbed spread axle trailer at TMC, we did his final phase of training with a flatbed spread axle trailer so he is ready to hit the groun... Read More

Weekly Update

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 3:25pm

An important part of our business plan is to accommodate everyone that comes to us seeking a career in the trucking industry.  Keep in mind, qualified candidates must have a reasonably clean driving record, clean background history, and be in good health to be able to pass a Federal DOT physical... Read More

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 3:06pm

Freight rates continue to climb through out the country.  

And the demand for drivers also continues to climb.  Bob Costello, a market analyst from the American Trucking Association is a very accurate source of information on trucking trends and he recently provided his opinion on the dem... Read More

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 1:02pm

In less than six months, Interstate Truck Driving School will be celebrating it's 20th Anniversary.  During that time, Interstate has maintained a perfect safety record with zero insurance claims due to collisions and zero DOT reportable collisions.  

 

We are very proud of our Per... Read More