Post by Rich Brule

About Rich Brule

After a 20+ year career as a Master Sergeant in the US Air Force, Rich retired in 2007 and attended C1 Fort Wayne in the spring of 2009 before going to work for a flatbed carrier in Des Moines, Iowa. Rich says the most rewarding part of his career as C1 Director is knowing that he and his staff are helping people establish a new, better career. Rich describes himself as a motor head and loves to drive his classic '66 Impala when the weather is nice. When he's not at work, Rich enjoys going camping and spending time with his family.

The First Big Test — Getting the Class A CDL Permit

Beginning a new career can be nerve-wracking, and sometimes it’s difficult to know what to expect when you get into a classroom for the first time in a decade or more. Today, I’m going to give you some insight on the first big hurdle students will encounter at CDL training — passing the written tests [...]

Preparing for the 1st Day of C1 Truck Driver Training – Rich’s Tips

The first day of CDL training can be a nerve wracking experience. A common question is usually, “what the heck should I expect?!” This is a great question. Most students haven’t been in the classroom for years or even decades, so it can be a bit stressful to know what to expect. I’m going to [...]