Blog Posts Tagged with ‘Indiana’

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 [...]

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 [...]

Interview with May’s Instructor of the Month Winner – Craig “Smokey” Hilleary

With previous experience in the Army and Air Force as well as driving OTR with Schneider since 93, Craig Hilleary seemed to be a natural fit when he joined the C1 Indianapolis team in August of 2007.  “I saw a sign outside that C1 was hiring, went in to apply and was hired soon after,” [...]

Interview with June’s Instructor of the Month Winner – Donna Pickett

We recently launched our Instructor of the Month contests at our Indy and Springfield campuses. At our Indy campus, Ms. Donna Pickett earned an overwhelming number of votes last month. You all chose her as your favorite instructor for June, so we sat down and got to know a little more about everyone’s favorite classroom [...]

Two C1 Indy Contests: Grad of the Month and Instructor of the Month

C1  recently launched two new contests at our Indianapolis campus – C1 Grad of the Month and C1 Instructor of the Month. Keep reading for information on these contests and how to enter! Grad of the Month C1 Indianapolis is kicking off a Facebook campaign to name a Grad of the Month each month. The [...]

My Experience at C1 Truck Driving School in Indianapolis

Today, we wanted to share a recent review we received from Fred Schwalenberg.  Fred graduated from truck driving school in Indianapolis on January 25th of 2012 .  It’s always great to hear from past graduates especially after they’ve been out on the road in their new job for awhile.  This is one of the more [...]

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 [...]

“Professional Truck Driver” – What It Means To Me

The definition of a professional truck driver is a discussion that comes up frequently in class. Being a professional means more than just having your CDL. It’s presenting the company in a positive way. It’s doing your job with pride and making sure everything is executed correctly. Today, I’m going to talk a little bit [...]

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 [...]