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.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 9:03am

In what seems to be a pattern that I'm sure we all are happy to see, diesel prices have dropped for the fifth consecutive week. Which puts it at the loswet cost since June of 2009.

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 9:19am

Fox 9 News stopped by our South St. Paul campus on Wednesday to discuss putting 18 year olds behind the wheel of a big rig to drive interstate. Now this has not gone into effect quite yet, but it's something that could be happening soon and it's a topic that has the industry talking. 

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 11:27am

It's may not be officially winter yet, but I'm sure you can feel the change in temps when you go outside. Here in Minnesota, we're in full "Winter-Mode" now that we have freezing temps along with snow and sometimes even icy roadways. So we thought why not take the bull by the horns and start hel... Read More

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.