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Mastering the Pre Trip Inspection Test — Advice from C1 Graduates

The pre-trip inspection is a crucial part of attending CDL training and becoming a truck driver. But it can give many people difficulties due to the sheer number of items that need to be checked and memorized. Fortunately, it’s not as overwhelming as it may seem at first glance! Thousands of students who come through [...]

Calming Nerves at Trucking School — Tips for Week 2

So you’ve passed the CDL permit test and the first week of CDL training. Now comes the stressful part — getting in a semi truck for the very first time. Understandably, this can be a very nerve-wracking experience. After all, you’re responsible for controlling 53′ and up to 80,000 pounds of machine. We asked past [...]

4 Survival Tips for the First Week of Trucking School

We’ve heard from C1 Directors about what the first week of class is like, but what about the experience from students’ perspective? The first week of class is crucial to eventually getting a Class A CDL, so it’s important to really utilize the time spent with the classroom instructor and your peers. Here are 4 [...]