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.

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 9:12am

Aug 26, 2016  Larry Kahaner | Fleet Owner

Truck drivers have the highest number of nonfatal injuries and illnesses that require days off from work across all U.S. occupations. But if you think it's... Read More

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 3:10pm

The July Jobs report came out today and things are looking good.  We noticed that many of the jobs created were well paying positions and that helps everybody.

Truck drivers will benefit from the additional cash flow into the economy from the new jobs.  The newly employed will be spending... Read More

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 2:22pm

Aug 2, 2016        Kevin Jones

Diesel prices have fallen to the lowest levels since mid-May, marking the seventh consecutive week without an increase as the global crude oil glut spills over into refined product... Read More

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:08am

Jul 29, 2016Larry Kahaner | Fleet Owner

The Zipper Merge.

Truck drivers know it works. Traffic engineers know it works. The proof is rock solid.

Why don't motorists get it?

The... Read More

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:58am

Jul 26, 2016by Sean Kilcarr in Trucks at Work

How well do you know basic fitness and nutritional concepts, such as the recommended daily calorie intake for adults or whet... Read More

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 4:20pm

by Kevin Jones in Fleet Owner

 

Has Tesla screwed the pooch, or are some recent—and high profile—accidents involving th... Read More

Interstate Truck Driving School gives 40,000 pounds of rice to the Airforce to deliver to Haiti on behalf of Hope For Haiti.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 4:00pm

Interstate Truck Driving School delivered 40,000 pounds of rice to the military air base at MSP July 7th to help out the Real Hope for Haiti campaign. The Airforc... Read More