Alex C.

Alex C. from Mound, MN just graduated from Interstate's 160 Hour Professional Tractor Trailer Program. He was dedicated from the start and worked really hard to get through the course and now he's going to be starting his new career as a truck driver. He'll be driving for Halvor Lines.

FMCSA will keep random testing rate to remain at 25%

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FMCSA will keep random testing rate to remain at 25%

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that the controlled substances random testing rate for regulated motor carriers will remain at 25% for calendar year 2017.  

FMCSA regulations require that truck and bus companies that employ commercial driver’s licensed (CDL) drivers conduct random drug and alcohol tests upon these individuals at a nationally prescribed percentage, which is informed by the results of an annual survey.

Todd S

Todd did a great job at Interstate Truck Driving School.  His positive attitude and strong work ethic will make him a great asset to McLane.

David W.

Veteran David T. is now a graduate from Interstate and a new driver for Werner Enterprises. We are so proud of him. He asked some really great questions and soaked in all of the information. He came in using his Post 9/11 GI Bill and now he's on his way to a new career with Werner.

Scott W.

Scott came into school looking for a new career and that's exactly what he's getting. He started in mid-October and started his new career at Knight Transportation in mid December.  Scott completed his training period with Knight with flying colors by mid January and is now taking delivery of his own truck.

Dan M.

Dan M. from Rochester MN has graduated from our 160 Hour Course and will be driving for McLane in the coming weeks. He was able to utilize our online training program to get the classroom portions done from home and passed his test on thr first try.

Anthony W.

Veteran Anthony W. just graduated from Interstate Truck Driving School's 160 Hour Program. He used his GI Bill to pay for the course and now he's ready to hit the road with ACE Solid Waste.

Matt G.

US Veteran Matt G. just graduated from our 160 Hour Program after he was funded by the Veterans Assistance. He graduated in less than two months, passed his first road test and now he's going to be driving for TMC.

Truck drivers are getting America's biggest pay raises

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Truck drivers are getting America's biggest pay raises

CNN article by Patrick Gillespie on November 1, 2016: 1:22 PM ET

 

Truckers are hitting the pedal on their paychecks.

Truck drivers' wages grew 7.8% in October, compared to a year ago -- the biggest jump among 60 common professions analyzed by Glassdoor.com, a job-search website. It's also far better than the overall wage growth for all jobs of 2.8%.

ELD RULE CHALLENGE DISMISSED BY COURT OF APPEALS

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ELD RULE CHALLENGE DISMISSED BY COURT OF APPEALS

Last week we reported a story on the OOWNER‐OPERATOR INDEPENDENT DRIVERS ASSOCIATION, INC lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.  This week the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed the OOIDA's challenge of FMCSA's ELD mandate. 

 

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