High demand for truckers in North Carolina is behind Guilford Technical Community College’s plans to open a $4.35 million driver training facility funded by state and federal grants.September 27, 2023
The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded $742,180 to help a Georgia technical college pay for a concrete practice driving area for commercial driver license candidates.September 5, 2023
Two Kansas community colleges are partnering to increase CDL training to alleviate a driver shortage in a state that needs truck transportation for its agriculture-related industries.August 28, 2023
Last year Walmart Inc. dangled $110,000 trucking jobs to its own store workers. Now, the first classes of students are graduating.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced $5 million in commercial driver license infrastructure grants for community college training centers and new equipment.August 24, 2023
Pending changes to Pennsylvania’s commercial driver license skills test should make the road a more attainable destination for would-be truck drivers, officials say.
Florida state Sen. Tom Wright presented a $3.8 million ceremonial check to an east-central school district to fund a new commercial driver license training facility.August 9, 2023
Iowa is helping some 1,600 people obtain their CDLs for driving trucks and school buses through in-house training or with third-party providers via $2.49 million in farm-based grants.June 27, 2023
A $1.7 million federal grant to help Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, N.C., expand its truck driver training program will be matched with $2.6 million in state funds.