Daniel R. from Heyward, WI just graduated from Interstate's 160 Hour Professional Tractor Trailer Program and now he has all the tools to start a brand new career as a truck driver. He's hoping to hop on with Halvor Lines out of Superior, WI.
DART Recruiting Event
Adam William from DART Transit will be coming to our South St. Paul campus to talk about all of the opportunities DART has to offer you. Their office is in Eagan MN, and they have a lot of opportunities for new students to become company drivers along with owner operators.
“The Dart Network offers employee drivers a variety of truck driving opportunities through two fleet companies - Dartco, Inc. and Dart Express, Inc.
Maverick Recruiting Event
David Jefferies from the Little Rock, AR truck driving company Maverick will be at Interstate Truck Driving School's South St. Paul location. Maverick is mainly known for their Flatbed Division, but has many other opportunities as well.
"Over the last 35 years, we've become an industry leader, building our reputation on safety, technology, innovation, and a progressive mentality of doing things the Maverick Way.
Truckers Gather For 'Fit For The Road' 5K
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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 turns out the race started with a bit of rain that trickeled over the participants, cooling the dozens off early to start.
Mark G. came to Interstate looking to start a new career as a truck driver. After completeing his 160 Hour course he now has his Class A CDL and the tools needed to become a very successful truck driver. He has chosen to drive for US Xpress.
Issac A. from St Paul just graduated from Interstate's Professional Tractor Trailer Program. Besides getting 1 on 1 training behind the wheel, Issac was able to do most of his coursework from home using our online training system. Now he's going to drive for Werner.
Basic Tractor Trailer Program
Here is what is included with the Basic 60 Hour Professional Tractor Trailer Program with manual transmissions.
This program includes a minimum or 20 hours behind the wheel split between our backing range, simulator, and on the street instruction with manual transmission vehicles along with 40 hours of classroom instruction. You will also receive one CDL road test administered by the State of Minnesota. This program also includes a DOT Drug Screen, and DOT Physical.
Professional Dock Truck Manual Transmission Program
If you are looking for an opportunity to find a career that will provide employment while working locally, a Class B Commercial Drivers License might be the right choice for you. A Class B road test is not as difficult to pass as a Class A road test since Class B trucks do not have a trailer. It will take you less time to prepare for a Class B road test and the chance that you will pass your first road test is better.
Knight Transportation Recruiting Event
A recruiter from Knight Transportation will be our South St Paul location. Knight Transportation is a provider of multiple truckload transportation services. They use their nationwide network of service centers, one of the country’s largest company-owned tractor fleets, as well as access to the fleets of thousands of third-party equipment providers, to provide truckload capacity and a broad range of solutions to truckload shippers.
Interstate Owner Bill Collins Finishes In 2nd Place At Michigan International Speedway
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One of the advantages of the truck driving industry is the availability of jobs for drivers in their 60's and 70's.