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.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:15am

The Land of Lakes region of the Sports Car Club of America presented Bill Collins, the owner and founder of Interstate Truck Driving School with the "Road Racing Driver of the Year" Award for 2015.  

Bill's passion for driving runs deep.  He has raced cars for over 45 years and driven the... Read More

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 11:29am

Today we honor the Veterans that have taken the oath to serve the United States of America. All gave some, some gave all!

The staff at here at Interstate is proud of our founder, Bill Collins as he was drafted 13 April, 1970 and served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Vietnam from... Read More

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 3:06pm

Here is our brand new spot that was produced by Comcast. While it is not currently airing on any network, we felt it would be cool to give our viewers a sneak peek.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:16am

So far it looks like 2015 is a much better year for cargo thefts than 2014. CargoNet has released some very interesting and positive information that should lead to safer roadways and truck stops.

CargoNet recorded 213 total cargo theft incidents in the quarter, which is down 23 percent w... Read More

Bill Collins travels to Memphis, TN for the CVTA Fall Conference.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 2:50pm

Interstate owner Bill Collins take a trip to Memphis, TN for the Commercial Vehicle Traning Association's Fall Conference. Play the video to see what he learned and what's coming up in the truck driving world. 

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 11:16am

The October issue of Trucking Minnesota has a article that talks to a few women in the truck driving industry. Joyce Brenny who founded Brenny Transportation, Kari Rihm who is the president of Rihm Kentworth, and Ellen Voie who founded Women in Trucking Association. The article tackels many issu... Read More

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 1:48pm

It was 7am on August 29th when the Fit For The Road 5K started. The event was held at the Great American Trucking Show at Fir Park in Dallas Texas. As it is in Dallas in August, race organizers worried about the heat and the health of those participating in the 5K. A welcome surprise, as it turn... Read More

Watch as Bill takes his first lap and a half at Michigan International Speedway.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12:02pm

One of the advantages of the truck driving industry is the availability of jobs for drivers in their 60's and 70's.

Bill Collins, the owner of Interstate Truck Driving School is proving baby boomers still have the skills to drive as he takes to the track in his 2004 Z06 Corvette in compet... Read More