Blog Posts for the ‘CDL Training’ Category

8 Q & A’s with Indianapolis CDL Training School Instructor of the Month – Tim Hatfield

Mr. Tim Hatfield was recently named our C1 Indianapolis Instructor of the Month for July.  Let’s find out what makes him a student favorite… Q: How did you get started in the trucking industry? A: I was a student at C1 back in 2008.  Actually, Craig (former instructor of the month) was one of my [...]

Video: What If I Fail CDL training?

Upon arriving at truck driving school, many students worry about the possibility of failing CDL training. This is a common concern and the instructors at C1 know exactly what you’re going through.  In fact, many have been in your same position as a student and some even attended C1 prior to joining the staff as [...]

How old do you have to be to attend CDL Training?

What is the minimum age for attending CDL training? I know Missouri state law says that you can be 18 with a restricted license, meaning you cannot go out of state and can only drive single combinations. – Maxwell Gamache Great question, Max! Let me break this down for you. The minimum age you need [...]

Video: 12 Truck Driving School Tips Straight From C1 Students

Beginning truck driving school can be an overwhelming experience for some students at first.  After all, operating an 18-wheeler with a big diesel engine isn’t exactly easy.  To help you prepare, we talked with some students and asked them to share their top tips for making the  most of your time at truck driving school. [...]

CDL Training and the “Professional” Truck Driver

What does the phrase, “professional truck driver” really mean? Understanding the meaning of the term is a good starting point for new and inexperienced drivers. I would like to take a moment to briefly explain my viewpoint on the the matter and how I present it to CDL training students at the C1 Springfield campus. [...]

4 Things to Do Prior to CDL Training

Question: What can a CDL training student do prior to starting trucking school to that will help him/her better prepare? Answer: 1. I recommend that all CDL training students sign up for eGears online CDL training and utilize the resources provided to prepare for the CDL tests.  eGears has a Class A CDL Permit Practice [...]