Truck Driving: An Exciting New Career with Great Income
When you’re stuck in a job that just isn’t you, it’s easy to know you want to make a change, but it’s difficult to go from thinking about change to actually making one. Whether you’re looking for higher pay, guaranteed pay, potential for advancement, or a simple change of scenery, one career has it...Continue reading
5 Tips for Keeping Trucking Safe
Driving any vehicle presents safety risks but trucking jobs that involve maneuvering a large semi down a busy highway significantly increases the likelihood of crashes. At 160 Driving Academy, your safety is our number one priority. We are committed to preparing our students for what lies ahead on t...Continue reading
Five Tips to Prepare New Drivers for Their First Trucking Jobs
If you’re reading this article, you’ve probably already completed your truck driving training and are getting ready to embark on the first of many trucking jobs in your long and successful career. First off, congratulations! You’ve made a huge step towards a fulfilling, flexible job with tons of o...Continue reading
The Three Most Scenic Drives in the U.S.
A truck driving career has many unseen benefits; one of the biggest being the opportunity to travel across the country while getting paid. An over the road truck driving job allows you to see and explore numerous beautiful vistas and stunning sites. Each road presents a truly different opp...Continue reading
What is Over the Road Truck Driving, Anyway?
Our culture romanticizes the job of over-the-road trucking. Many of us have memories of traveling in the family car across the country and sharing the road with big rigs. Many of us remember looking out the window at the truck driver and signaling for them to blow their horn. And of course, with our...Continue reading
New School in Saginaw
If you're ready to start a lucrative, fulfilling, and exciting career, earn your CDL today with 160 Driving Academy. We're proud to announce the opening of our new school location in Saginaw, Michigan. This means that for the first time, students from Michigan can begin registering immediately for t...Continue reading
Are You Ready to Truck?
At 160 Driving Academy, there are plenty of reasons to get your CDL—great starting salaries, opportunities for advancement, and a thriving industry just to name a few… but we also recognize that it takes a certain resilient personality to become a tried and true truck driver. So you kno...Continue reading
4 Tips to Prepare Your Truck for the Battle Against Old Man Winter
Winter is a dreadful time for truck drivers. As if hauling loads of cargo around isn’t stressful enough as it is, adding bitter cold temperatures and icy roads makes it all the more nerve wracking. As a top educator in the art of commercial truck driving, we can’t stress the importance of truck safe...Continue reading
Catching some Zzzzzs…on the road!
Making the decision to become a truck driver is incredibly exciting. Being a trucker allows you to drive and see places all over the country and meet new people all the time. With the comprehensive training and driving safety instruction from 160 Driving Academy, becoming a truck driver is also a gr...Continue reading
Tips for Road Construction Season
No matter where you are driving, it seems like there is always construction work being done on the roads. Short of leaving extra time to get to your destination though, it often seems like there is not much else you can do to help construction season driving be any easier. Keep up to date. W...Continue reading