Blog Posts Tagged with ‘Indianapolis’

IAACE GED Plus Program – Government Funded CDL Training in Indiana

* This is a guest post by Rick Curtis — C1 Truck Driver Training Operations Manager. * Several weeks ago, I was asked to be a featured speaker at the Indiana Association for Adult Continuing Education (IAACE) Conference at the French Lick Resort and Spa in southern Indiana. IAACE is an organization that encourages adult [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]

3 Truck Driver Goals To Ensure Success During Your First Year

Starting a new career as a truck driver can be intimidating for recent CDL training grads, but if you set these three goals, your first year as a professional driver can be both successful AND rewarding. 3 Goals To Ensure Success as a Truck Driver Safety The first, and most important goal you should set [...]

Is Truck Driving In Your Blood?

If you ask truck drivers why they decided on a career in truck driving, some will tell you, “because it’s in my blood.” But what exactly does that mean? Well, it depends on who you’re talking to. “Truck driving is in my blood.” I have heard this phrase numerous times over the course of my [...]