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New Federal CDL Requirements


Publish: Jan, 18, 2022
Author: Vitaliy Avramenko
The start of every year comes with new regulations from the FMCSA that are required to be implemented by carriers across the United States.
How to get a Class B CDL

How to get a Class B CDL


Publish: Jan, 14, 2022
Author: Vitaliy Avramenko
You are required to obtain your Commercial Learner’s Permit before you can go on to test for and receive your Class B CDL. Obtaining your CLP will allow you to drive on public roads to practice for the skills test, as long as a currently certified CDL holder is seated in the passenger seat of the vehicle.
How to get a Class A CDL

How to get a Class A CDL


Publish: Jan, 6, 2022
Author: Vitaliy Avramenko
The class A Commercial Driver’s License gives license holders the ability to drive vehicles weighing 26,001 or more pounds. Class A CDL holders are permitted to operate vehicles such as tractor-trailers, livestock carriers, tank vehicles, truck and trailer combos, tractor-trailer buses, and semi-trucks with flatbed trailers. 
How To Become A Truck Driver

How To Become A Truck Driver


Publish: Jan, 4, 2022
Author: Vitaliy Avramenko
The first step in becoming a trucker is to pass the regular driver’s license exam in the state you reside in. A current valid driver’s license is required in your state of residence before you can begin to earn your commercial driver’s license.
How to get a Commercial Driver's License 

How to get a Commercial Driver’s License 


Publish: Dec, 12, 2021
Author: Vitaliy Avramenko
Getting a Commercial Driver's License doesn't have to be an overwhelming process. Here we will make it as easy as possible for you. Simply follow the steps laid out below to meet all of the requirements set by the state in which you reside and you will have a clear process for obtaining your CDL. 
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Driver Shortage


Publish: Dec, 11, 2021
Author: Vitaliy Avramenko
Many incentives offered to combat trucking shortage throughout US
How Much Do Truck Drivers Get Paid?

How Much Do Truck Drivers Get Paid?


Publish: Nov, 14, 2021
Author: Vitaliy Avramenko
Truck drivers have the luxury of typically being paid per mile, rather than being paid a set salary. Per-mile pay means great earning potential for drivers, as detours and unexpected re-routes often happen, which can be included in the overall route pay.
CDL Testing

Third-party testing in Duncan, SC


Publish: Nov, 12, 2021
Author: Vitaliy Avramenko
Commercial Driving Academy in Duncan, South Carolina is pleased to offer third-party testing to help with the streamlined process created by the FMCSA to allow drivers to receive their CDL’s in a timely manner.

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