Considering a Career in Trucking

When trying to decide on a career path to take, many of us are told to follow your passion, but what happens when the things you love to do don’t blend with the typical corporate-world job? When it comes to careers, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. While some people thrive in a structured offi...

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7 Safety Tips for New Truck Drivers

As a new truck driver, you’ re probably eager to get on the road. But, before you do, take some time to set goals for your first year—safety goals in particular! Every new truck driver wants to get through their first year completely accident free, and with a few simple but effective safety tips for...

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Start a New Career with 160 Driving Academy

Looking for a new career? It can be a real challenge, especially if your new career involves years of additional schooling. If you’re looking for your next adventure, but you don’t want to fill out endless paperwork, attend classes for years, or pay tuition for a decade, choose 160 Driving Academy!...

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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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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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We’re Invested in YOUR Future: The 160 Academy Instructors”

At 160 Driving Academy, we believe in “providing.” Whether it’s providing you with the education to get your CDL, the means to support your family, or the network for a life-long career, we firmly stand by the idea that we’re more than just instructors. We are providing you with a life-changing expe...

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Take a Load Off: Tips to be a Healthy Truck Driver

Being healthier as a truck driver doesn’t need to be a painstakingly detailed or time-consuming affair. A few simple changes to your routine can greatly decrease your risk of diabetes, stress levels, and unhealthy fats. From managing your food, fixing your back pain, and getting a restful sleep, 160...

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5 Things to Keep You Safe and Healthy on the Road

Preparation helps keep you safe while driving. There are so many things that can go wrong with your car or other drivers. Safe driving is key, but it is also good to be prepared especially if you are going on long trips. As semi-truck drivers, long trips mean that your cab is your home. The truc...

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Your Current Job Could Be Prepping You for Your Career – Truck Driving

Do you love the feeling of being behind the wheel? Are you currently working as a bus or taxi driver? Or maybe you’re on a truck crew? These careers could be prepping you for an even better one…truck driving. Your background as a driver has already prepared you for the job.  Instea...

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