Blog Posts Tagged with ‘Missouri’

Truck Driving School Review from C1 Springfield, MO

Title: I did it! Graduation Date: 5/15/2012 On April 23, 2012, I started C1 Driver Training in Springfield, MO. I didn’t have a clue how to drive a truck and I was nervous. From Day 1, the C1 Staff in Springfield worked hard to make us all comfortable with the training. However, the nervousness grew. [...]

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 [...]

Behind the Scenes at CDL Training in Springfield, MO

Whether you’re contemplating getting into school to obtain your CDL or you’re already a student, you’re probably obsessing over everything that you need to accomplish in order to prepare for the state CDL exam. While that’s extremely important, I want to take a moment to talk about one aspect of your experience here at truck [...]

C1 Springfield Wins Missouri Flag of Freedom Award

C1 Springfield was recently nominated by the State of Missouri for the Flag of Freedom Award, which recognizes businesses that go above and beyond in supporting our veterans as part of the Show Me Heroes program. The Show Me Heroes program is designed to connect military veterans with job opportunities when they return home from [...]

Springfield Truck Driving School Graduate Story – Jacob Leverett

Title: C1 Is Awesome Graduation Date: 4/27/2012 I graduated from C1 on April 27th, 2012. I really enjoyed going through the program. When I was a little kid, I could always remember going with my dad on the truck every summer up until he passed in 2006 after twenty-some odd years of driving. I always [...]

Driving With Truck Driver Trainers – Tips For Success

Following graduation from C1Truck Driver Training, you will spend time with truck driver trainers from the company in which you will be driving for in order to further develop your skills. It’s important to make the most out of this time, so I’d like to share some tips for company driver training success. Have the [...]

Springfield Truck Driving School Graduate Story – Abi Marcha

Title: C1 Rocks! Graduation Date: 4/3/2012 What a great place to start a new career! You took a 48yr old female, coming from a corporate world.  Never backed a trailer, not even my car.  Within 4 weeks, C1 Truck Driver Training taught me to maneuver and drive a 48′ long truck.  They taught me how [...]

Springfield Truck Driving School Graduate Story – Michael Starke

Title: Success Graduation Date: 4/3/2012 My family and I just moved from Alaska in February. I was just about to start hitting the streets looking for jobs. My wife pointed me towards a post on Monster from USA truck for a sponsored job for getting my CDL. I was very thankful for finding the post. [...]

3 Essential Travel Items for Beginning Your Trucking Career

A very common question we get here at C1 Truck Driver Training is, “What are some must-have travel items to make life easier on the road for new truck drivers?” This is a good question to be thinking about after completing CDL training, because it means you’re now getting focused on starting your new trucking [...]

Truck Driver Jobs – How To Make A Smoother Lifestyle Adjustment

For most people, a new truck driving career means a big lifestyle change. There are some that make the adjustment easily, and some that don’t. I want to spend a few moments to talk about those lifestyle changes and give you a few truck driver tips that can hopefully alleviate some of your concerns. Time [...]