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.

Spring Road Restrictions

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 12:39pm

Now that it's spring truck drivers may be seeing a increase in their loads. On top of keeping up with other rules and regulations, there's Spring Road restrctions in place that all drivers need to be aware of. This video that Interstate produced should give you some insite on Spring Road Restric... Read More

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 9:27am

The following article is from "American Trucker".  Every truck driver should take the time to read this carefully.

 

The biggest tax mistake fleet drivers make

Misinformation means many deductions go unclaimed

Mar... Read More

Friday, March 25, 2016 - 9:01am

Interstate Truck Driving School is proud to support Pets Loyal 2 Vets. This is a Minnesota based organization that trains dogs to serve as companions for Veterans suffering from PSTD.  

Last night was puppy training night.  Bill Collins, the owner of Interstate, and his wife Melissa with... Read More

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 2:11pm

DAT: Key markets push spot rates higher

Mar 23, 2016  Fleet Owner

Led by strong regional demand, spot truckload rates rose across all three equipment types during the week ending March 19, reported ... Read More

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 9:03am

Leasing on: Finding the right fit

Mar 4, 2016  Kevin Jones  American Trucker

Many of the more successful men and women in trucking got into the business because of the freedom and indepen... Read More

Interstate on Twin Cities Live.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 4:13pm

Interstate was featured on a local news program called Twin Cities Live. The story is based on the truck driver shortage and the truck driving industry in general. Twin Cities Live reporter Emily Engberg stopped by our South St. Paul Campus to try out one of our driving simulators.

Check... Read More

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 11:43am

The long awaited Driver training rule will be published on Monday

Proposal requires 30 hours behind the wheel, 'demonstrated proficiency'

This rule will have a significant impact on new drivers.

 

according to... Read More

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 10:32am

Life as an LTL driver: One woman’s perspective

Feb 18, 2016  by Cristina Commendatore | Fleet Owner

Leah Evans had always dreamed of becoming a high school band dir... Read More