It's a Great Time to Hire New Drivers!
Are you looking to hire new employees at your company? Is your company getting busier now that the country is reopening, and you are struggling to find enough drivers? You are in luck, now is the perfect time to hire new truck drivers. According to Business Insider, 88,300 truck drivers lost their j...Continue reading
Trucker Compensation is the Highest Ever!
The American Trucking Association released a new study on truck driver compensation. The latest survey from the ATA shows that the average pay for a truck driver has increased by 15-18 percent since 2013, an average of a $7,000 increase for national drivers and a $13,000 increase for private drivers...Continue reading
Now is the Perfect Time to Become a Truck Driver
Did you lose your job? Are you thinking about a new career? You are not alone. Unemployment hit an all-time high this year when millions of Americans lost their jobs because of the pandemic. Luckily, there is a lucrative career with tons of available positions- truck driving. According to Careerbuil...Continue reading
Healthy Gas Station Snacks
We all know the struggle of finding something healthy to eat while on the road. Below are some healthy snack options you can find almost anywhere. 1) Raw Nuts - Raw nuts are one of the healthiest snacks you can buy, as long as there is not a lot of added salt. They are loaded with protein and health...Continue reading
160 Driving Academy to work with drivers to find jobs in wake of Celadon Bankruptcy
Over 3,000 drivers learned this morning that their employer, Celadon, has filed for bankruptcy, leaving many drivers concerned about filling the tank to get home, providing for the holidays, and their career moving forward. The 160 Driving Academy team recognizes the difficult situation that the Cel...Continue reading
As Winter is Behind Us, 160 Driving Academy Thanks Our Snow Plowers
If you live in a part of the country where it snows during the winter, consider yourself blessed. Not everyone gets to experience the first snowfall of the season or the excitement of a snow day or knowing what it’s like to have a real, white Christmas.However, living in a snowy area isn’t all fun a...Continue reading
Starting A Trucking Career In Houston
Have you ever thought about becoming a truck driver? Truck driving as a profession is a wonderful opportunity for those seeking a lucrative career in a secure job market. It’s also a great way to meet new people, and can also mean a chance to travel and see different parts of the country. According...Continue reading
160 Driving Academy Instructor Named Teacher of the Week by Local News Station
When learning takes place behind the wheel of an 18-wheeler, it’s important that the instructor knows what he’s doing. In the case of 160 Driving Academy’s instructor Joe Grossman, there is no lack in the experience department. He’s had his trucking license for 30 years, and he’s using his knowledge...Continue reading