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...

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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...

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160 Driving School Featured in Fox News Story about Truck Driver Shortage

Thousands of people are searching not just for a job, but they are searching for a career. The good news is that thousands of companies throughout the country are searching for skilled truck drivers. In fact, there are about 51,000 open positions. See 160 Driving Academy Featured on Fox News Fox Bus...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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