A Michigan community college says the demand for more truck drivers and the popularity of its training program are the main reasons why the Trainco Inc.-sponsored course is expanding.
Business is booming at the California Truck Driving Academy amid a nationwide shortage of longhaul drivers that has led to promises of high pay and instant job offers.
A study commissioned by FMCSA found "no safety-based reason not to use younger drivers" to help fill the void left by retiring older drivers.July 16, 2020
Federal trucking regulators have proposed a two-year delay for compliance with certain provisions in the Entry Level Driver Training rule to allow more time for development of the secure electronic transfer of information to the certified training provider registry and state driver licensing agencies.July 17, 2019
Surely former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw had no way of knowing that a California truck driver training school he was featuring on his TV “news program” in 2014 was at the same time being investigated for bilking the Veterans Administration out of millions of dollars for students that never even intended to show up for classes.April 12, 2018
While the electronic logging device mandate has been dominating the headlines, a lesser-known provision enacted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will require that U.S.-based commercial driver license training facilities prove they meet facility, staff and curriculum requirements.
The need for drivers and a desire to be good corporate citizens has spurred some carriers to reach out to state correctional agencies to encourage the training of inmates to take the commercial driver license test.