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.

Jason Englund

Jason really applied himself and showed consistent improvement throughout his training process.  He was working while attending school and that demonstrates just how hard he was willing to work to achieve his goals.  

Rhonda Bernier

Rhonda is one of those people that we really enjoy working with.  She obviously had the potential to succeed and she had the drive to do the work.  We provided  support and encouragement along with the training program to help her "climb the mountain" and achieve her goals.  She will be a great driver and look forward to her Facebook posts in the future.

Gary Allman

Gary Allman brings a wealth of experience with him to complement our instructing staff. He has 30 year previous experience with UPS were he was also a Third Party Examiner. Gary also spent last five years instructing at the Century College truck driver training program until it closed at the beginning of March, 2017.

 

TRUCKLOAD TURNOVER RATE SEES SIGNIFICANT DROP IN FOURTH QUARTER

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TRUCKLOAD TURNOVER RATE SEES SIGNIFICANT DROP IN FOURTH QUARTER

American Trucking Associations (ATA) recently reported the driver turnover rate at large fleets fell ten percentage points to an annualized rate of 71 percent, the lowest in six years. The turnover rate at small fleets saw an even greater drop of 16 points, putting it at its lowest level in five years. 

James Hemphill

James H. from South Minneapolis completed his training last week. We are really going to miss him as he constantly added a sense of comradery and brotherhood while he was here. There are some people in life that when your paths cross it is like you are long lost brothers and that was our experience with James. He had some really nice things to say about our training upon completion that we sincerely appreciate. We know James will be successful in the trucking industry and everyone he meets will be better off as a result. 

Tanner Ladwig

Interstate Truck Driving School is approved by the state agency for students using their G I Bill benefits for education.  Since Interstate is also owner and operated by a U. S. Army Veteran, we have a strong commitment to assisting our Vets in every way possible.  Tanner demonstrated his commitment to his new industry while training with us and we are sure he will be successful out on the road.

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