Dan Q.

Dan Q. from Minneapolis recently completed his 160 Hour Professional Tractor Trailer Program Training.  Dan passed his first CDL road test and then made great progress learning how to drive the big rigs.  His instructors always commented on how well he was progressing through out the process.

FMCSA’s driver training rule takes effect after Trump Administration delays

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FMCSA’s driver training rule takes effect after Trump Administration delays

After a five-month delay due to regulatory reviews ordered by the Trump Administration, a rule setting national training standards for new truck drivers has become law. Effective as of June 5, the rule offers a nearly three-year compliance window, giving carriers, trainers and other stakeholders until February 2020 to comply with the rule.

The rule will apply to CDL applicants who receive their CDLs on Feb. 7, 2020, and after.

CVTA Spring Conference

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CVTA Spring Conference

Interstate Truck Driving School is a member of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association.  

This is a trade group made up of truck driving schools from around the country and trucking companies from all over the U. S. that hire students from CVTA schools.  The organization works hard to insure students have the training they need to be successful in the trucking industry.

The CVTA holds conferences twice a year so we have the opportunity to meet and receive updates on the latest rules, industry trends, and regulatory changes.

R&L Carriers

R&L Carriers

A recruiter from R&L Carriers will be stopping by our campus to talk about their company and the truck driving industry.

We see each employee as a member of our family. By providing a unique array of opportunities, services and programs, we offer a work environment that is fun, challenging, and 'miles ahead' of our competitors.

We are committed to providing a comprehensive benefit package for our employees and are always looking for new ways to show our employees how important they are to us.

Roadcheck inspection blitz coming in early June

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Roadcheck inspection blitz coming in early June

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual International Roadcheck inspection spree will be held next month, June 6-8, across North America.

CVSA plans the 72-hour event each summer to “conduct compliance, enforcement and educational initiatives.”

Cargo securement will be the main point of emphasis for inspectors this year. While this is a normal part of CVSA’s Level I inspections, the organization says its inspectors will be highlighting cargo securement as a reminder to drivers and fleets of its importance.

James Murphy

James always had a big smile on his face every day he was here.  It is very rewarding for us to work with people like him and we are certain he will be successful in the trucking industry.

Attention Owner Operators

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Attention Owner Operators

If you are looking for outbound freight from the Minneapolis - St. Paul area for flat bed loads, Interstate Truck Driving School has formed an alliance with a respected and trusted Freight Broker that can help you. Please call Esau Gotlieb at 612-227-1326. He is working on a cooperative basis with Beaver Freight and they have twenty years experience assisting owner operators and trucking companies to be successful.

Bill Collins wins race in Oklahoma

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Bill Collins wins race in Oklahoma

Bill Collins, the owner of Interstate Truck Driving School, has a passion for driving; Fast on the Track and Safe on the Road.

Bill competes with a 2004 Z06 Corvette in the Sports Car Club of America road races.  He travels all around the country to promote the availability of training at Interstate Truck Driving School to drivers from other states.  Federal Rules allow people to take training and testing in states other than where they live and Interstate has had students from several different states around the U. S.

2 of America's biggest truckers are merging to form a $5 billion industry giant

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2 of America's biggest truckers are merging to form a $5 billion industry giant

From Business Insider Apr 10, 2017

Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation have agreed to merge to create a North American trucking giant.

The merged firm, to be called Knight-Swift, will have a holding-company structure while maintaining the distinct brands, according to a statement Monday.

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