Blog Posts Tagged with ‘instructor’

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 [...]

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 [...]

Truck Driving School Review – “C1 Feels Like Family”

Today I’d like to share a comment we received from a recent C1 grad on our C1 Ft. Worth Facebook page…         When you read items such as the one posted above by one of our recent students, Carl Kinch, you can understand why C1 Truck Driver Training in Ft. Worth, Texas [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Video: 6 Reasons to Start a Truck Driving Job

Many people enter the trucking industry for similar reasons. Maybe they grew up around trucks. Or maybe the bad economy is hitting them hard and they need a source of income ASAP. We asked C1 training instructors to share some of the popular reasons why people choose to begin a truck driving job. Watch the [...]