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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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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Ride On: The Most Beautiful States to Drive Through

When over the road driving jobs is your career, it’s often difficult to find the time to go outside and smell the flowers. While truck driving training is our livelihood at 160 Driving Academy, we also love to provide our graduates with the knowledge to help them make the most out of their newfound,...

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New Driver Training: 160 Puts Safety First

Being a truck driver has some great perks—you can see the country, aren’t tied to an office and have great opportunities for growth and advancement. However, spending so much time on highways also increases the risk for crashes, wrecks and other driving incidents. For this reason, 160 Driving Academ...

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Top 10 Winter Driving Tips to Keep You Safe This Winter

Winter is hazardous for driving.  Snow and ice make the perfect combination for slipping, sliding and crashing. There are several precautions that you can take to save you and your car from the hazards of winter. The experts at 160 Driving Academy truck driving school have their top ten t...

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