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How the U.S. Economy Rates in 2022

How the U.S. Economy Rates in 2022

June 23, 2022

In a bid to combat inflation and fast price gains, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates this June by 75 basis-points. Chair Jerome Powell also indicated the likelihood of another large increase in July. Is the economy well-positioned to deal with higher interest rates while still recovering from the pandemic?

CDL or Bust: Russell Durgasingh's Resolve

September 1, 2016

News that everyone in the class that is two weeks ahead of the CDL or Bust class failed their CDL exam because of pre-trip inspection missteps just makes Russell Durgasingh study even harder, he tells Transport Topics' David Elfin. More at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: Parallel Parking and Pre-trip Inspections

August 31, 2016

Instructor Bob Cross works with student Joey Wilson on parallel parking, and students spend time on pre-trip inspections on Day 8 of #CDLorBust. More at CDLorBust.com. (Video by John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

CDL or Bust: Joey Wilson Jr. on His Road Trip Adventure

August 31, 2016

Joey Wilson Jr. recaps his first #CDLorBust trip out on the road when the training truck wouldn't start up at a fuel station. Transport Topics reporter David Elfin interviews him on Day 8. More at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: Ryan Strange Reflects on First Half of Course

August 31, 2016

Ryan Strange talked with Transport Topics' David Elfin about his progress toward getting a CDL after Day 8 of the 16-day course. Read more at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: Wayne Meenach's Newfound Respect for Truckers

August 30, 2016

After two days of practicing in a big rig, Wayne Meenach says getting a CDL isn't easy and he has a greater respect for the men and women who haul America's goods. Hear his audio interview with Transport Topics' David Elfin and read more at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: Jason Horton on Coaching Role

August 30, 2016

Jason Horton talks about the encouragement he gave to #CDLorBust students who didn't get their permits on their first try in this audio interview with Transport Topics' David Elfin. More at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: With a Second Effort, Teddy Flener Jr. Scores a Permit

August 29, 2016

Teddy Flener Jr. recounts the steps he took to get his CDL permit on his second try, and the #CDLorBust students' first efforts in a truck cab on Day 6 interview with Transport Topics' David Elfin. More at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust, Day 6: Students Jump in a Truck for the First Time

August 29, 2016

The seven students we are following in our #CDLorBust course practiced backing and shifting maneuvers on Day 6 of the 16-day course. More at CDLorBust.com (Video by John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

CDL or Bust: Studying Pays Off for Russell Durgasingh

August 29, 2016

Russell Durgasingh had to put in some extra studying, but it paid off in a successful re-try for his CDL permit, our #CDLorBust student tells TT's David Elfin in this Day 6 interview. More at CDLorBust.com

CDL or Bust: Anna Basham's Head Start

August 26, 2016

Anna Basham has some subtle advantages over her #CDLorBust classmates who are trying to earn a CDL. She tells Transport Topics' David Elfin about them in this Day 5, Aug. 26 interview. More at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: Strange Days Indeed for Ryan

August 26, 2016

Ryan Strange was all geared up to take his CDL permit test on Thursday, but it didn't happen. He recaps the development in this chat with Transport Topics' David Elfin. Get the update on his retake at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: Kevin Burch Part I

August 25, 2016

Jet Express President Kevin Burch speaks to the CDL or Bust class at Truck America Training school in Shepherdsville, Ky., Aug. 25, 2016. More at CDLorBust.com

CDL or Bust: Wayne Meenach Recaps Day 4

August 25, 2016

Wayne Meenach was a bit nervous going into his CDL permit test but was one of the #CDLorBust students who passed. He shares his reaction to the test and the visit by Jet Express President Kevin Burch in this chat with TT's David Elfin. More at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: Joey Wilson Jr. Recaps Permit Test

August 25, 2016

Joey Wilson Jr. recaps the process for passing his permit test on Day 4 in this interview with Transport Topics reporter David Elfin. More of our #CDLorBust coverage at CDLorBust.com.

CDL or Bust: Kevin Burch Shares Insight

August 25, 2016

Jet Express President Kevin Burch, also first vice chairman of American Trucking Associations, gave the #CDLorBust class job-hunting advice and other tips during his Aug. 25, 1016 visit. More at CDLorBust.com. (Video by John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

CDL or Bust: Trucking's Already in the Blood of Jason Horton

August 24, 2016

Jason Horton's father and brother are both truckers, but have different views of Jason's pursuit of his own CDL. See why in this interview with Transport Topics' David Elfin, and read more at CDLorBust.com.

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