Post by Tami Simpson

About Tami Simpson

Number of years as C1 Director: 4.5 years

Hobbies: taking road trips on my motorcycle, spending time with my grandson and going to the spa (Hot Springs is my favorite)

What was your first experience in the trucking industry?

I started out as a recruiter at SRT (Southern Refrigerated Transport) at the time they were in Ashdown, AR they are now in Texarkana, AR .

What qualities do you bring to C1 Truck Driver Training?

I am a very motivated, enthusiastic and will give 100% to helping each person that attends our school gain the confidence and abilities that it takes to become a driver.

Words to live by…

Leaders must learn to discipline their disappointments. It is not what happens to us. It is what we choose to do about what happens that makes the difference in how our lives turn out. "

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A Special Letter From 3 Little Rock Students – C1 Training Reviews

We received this letter in the mail (old-fashioned snail mail!) a while back and wanted to share it with you all today.  This review is special for a couple of reasons: Diane (the student) took the time to type up this review and mail it too us.  It’s not everyday you receive a letter in [...]

Little Rock Truck Driving School Graduate Story – John Beam

Title: Good Instructors Graduation Date: 6/14/2012 I attended C1 North Little Rock as a CDL holder that hadn’t driven a combination vehicle in 15 years. From the very first day, I felt I was welcomed. The instructors are good at what they do. The office staff is friendly and efficient with all the paperwork. I [...]

Getting to Know the Instructors at Truck Driving School

During your time at truck driving school, it’s important to realize the impact that the instructors will have on your time at school as well as on the rest of your career. Your CDL training instructors will set the foundation for your success and teach you the basics of the industry. Our team of C1 [...]

Little Rock Truck Driving School Graduate Story – David Grissom (Mississippi)

Title: My CDL Story Graduation Date: 5/3/2012 Well, I had the best instructors that really helped me get what I needed. I’m telling you, getting my CDL was a big step in my career. Thank you, C1! David Grissom (Mississippi) David – It’s great to hear from you!! It’s always nice to hear from students [...]

Team Truck Driving Jobs – Advantages and Disadvantages

After you complete CDL training and finish riding with your trainer, you will officially begin either a solo or team truck driving job. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, so make sure you take a moment to review the type of job you’d like to pursue. Today, I’m going to talk about some of [...]

Trucking School Friendships & How They Benefit Your CDL Training

Your end goal at C1 Truck Driver Training is to get your CDL, but you should also make an effort to meet people while you’re attending school.  One of the first things you’ll have to do at trucking school is study for the CDL permit exam.  Forming study groups and making friends with which you [...]

Little Rock Truck Driving School Review from Gregory Smith

Title: Living Out the Dream Graduation Date: 1/13/2012 I had been in and out of work for years. I was tired of barely making ends meet. I had looked at going into truck driving, but didn’t know how to start. I came across Driver Solutions and knew it was for me. I started school right [...]

Truck Driver Training – What’s It Like To Be A C1 School Director?

Being the school director of a C1 Truck Driver Training school can be a lot of work. But it’s work that I don’t mind doing because it’s so rewarding for me. Here’s what being a C1 Truck Driver Training school director is like for me. A  new beginning at C1 Truck Driver Training When I first [...]

3 Tips for Truck Driver Training Success

Truck driver training is the first step toward starting a new career as a professional driver.  A lot of your success during training is based upon how prepared you are prior to beginning trucking school.  While our instructors are here to teach you basic skills needed to find a truck driving job, you must come [...]