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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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160 Successful Students

So you’re looking to become a commercial truck driver, but aren’t sure which company to train with? For the students who have chosen 160 Driving Academy, there was no question—and no regrets! Brandon B. left a glowing review: “Well, today I graduated 160. All around best school ever! I lea...

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Waukegan, Start Your Engines!

If you live near Waukegan and have been searching for a steady career in a booming industry with great pay, you’re in luck! The 160 Driving Academy has just opened a new school location and is accepting students looking to earn their CDL now! Our new Waukegan truck driving school offers all the pe...

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