Blog Posts Tagged with ‘Fort Wayne’

2 C1 Fort Wayne Contests – Grad of the Month & Instructor of the Month

We’re rolling out two new contests on our Ft. Wayne Facebook page – Grad of the Month and Instructor of the Month. Grad of the Month We’ll be rewarding one Facebook fan every month with our Grad of the Month contest.  At the end of the month, the C1 staff will draw one name randomly [...]

Get to Know the C1 Truck Driving School Directors

You may have seen posts from them on the truck driving blog, but who exactly are the directors of each C1 Truck Driver Training campus? Today, I’m going to take a minute and introduce you to each of them! Keep reading for a summary of each truck driving school director as well as links to [...]

My Experience As A C1 Truck Driver Training Director

Becoming a C1 Truck Driver Training Director Prior to working with C1 Truck Driver Training, I held a position as a trainer in the Navy where I earned the title of Master Training Specialist. Training was (and still is) something that I was always good at, and something that I took a personal satisfaction in [...]

Pre-Trip Inspection – How It Impacts Truck Driver Safety

The pre-trip inspection is one of the most important lessons you will learn during truck driver training. If you don’t conduct a pre-trip inspection before every load you deliver, you put yourself as well as others in danger. Today I’m going to talk a little bit about why the pre-trip inspection is so important and [...]

Truck Drivers’ Public Image: Avoiding Industry Stereotypes

The stereotypical truck driver doesn’t exactly have the best image. When most people think about a truck driver, they think of an overweight, scruffy looking male. While some truck drivers may still fit this image, it’s a misrepresentation of the trucking industry as a whole. So how can you, as truck drivers, make sure you [...]

Truck Driving Jobs – Team or Solo?

If you’re looking for truck driving jobs, you may be wondering which would be a better fit — team driving or solo driving. When making decisions about whether to drive solo or as a team, truck drivers should take into account the pros and cons of each driving situation prior to deciding. I’ve laid out [...]

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 [...]