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.

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

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 10:28am

One of the largest truck load carriers Schneider recently posted a couple articles from driver JD Simpson. JD started his journey in 2013 when he met his fiance.

We were talking one day and she said, “I want you to be around for a long time. You need to get healthy.” That fl... Read More

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 6:38pm

In 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration called for a restriction on CDL licenses for drivers using a Commercial Vehicle for a CDL road test when equipped with an automatic transmission. The state of Minnesota adapted that change as of May 4th, 2015. Now when a driver takes a CDL... Read More