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Big trucks, bigger obstacles: Driving school instructor says it’s time to invest in the next generation

Jim Campbell, director of operations and instructor at the eastern branch of the Ontario Truck Driving School, including their location in Niagara-on-the-Lake, says it’s now easier to become a truck driver due to the sheer number jobs that were cut in the field during the pandemic. David Roshat remembers the first time he drove a […]

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Why Attending Performance Driving School Is Worth It

If you plan to take your car to the track or already attend track days on a regular basis, a successful driving school can help you improve your skills by learning from the professionals. Some automakers offer these programs — three Car and driver editors just attended schools with BMW, Porsche, and Lexus – and […]

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Driving school offers tips for safe driving in winter | Local

CLEAR WATER (WQOW) – Whether it’s snowfall, sleet or sleet, all of these things can make roads dangerous. That’s why a local driving school is reminding people of how to drive safely on ice. Dennis Johnson, a driving instructor with Accountable Drive Education at Eau Claire, said the first thing he tells students is not […]

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Retired officers drive school buses in times of shortage

SUMNER COUNTY, Tennessee (WKRN) – A shortage of school bus drivers is affecting many communities in Middle Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Department of Education, there was a shortage of about 650 school bus drivers statewide at the start of this school year. The head of state said that while most districts are experiencing shortages, […]

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Polk County Truck Driving School offers tuition-free training

WINTER HAVEN, Fla .– Supply chain issues highlight the need for truck drivers. Reynaldo Saez is about to complete his training at FleetForce Truck Driving School in Winter Haven. “Right now, with the opportunities in the trucking industry and the money that can be made, I thought it was the best time,” Saez said. The […]

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‘Fun’ Driving School Opens in Tucson Next Year | Subscriber

Courtesy of Google Maps Just south of downtown Tucson Convention Center are three streets named in 1872 in honor of the men killed by the Apaches. Lieutenant Howard B. Cushing was born to Dr. Milton B. Cushing Sr. and Mary (Smith) Cushing on August 22, 1838 in Milwaukee. In 1862, Cushing enlisted in the 1st […]

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Amid Shortage, Polk County Truck Driving School Offers Tuition-Free Training

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (WFLA) – A new program at a Polk County truck driving school aims to quell a growing driver shortage. The problem is compounded amid supply chain and worker shortages this holiday season. “I hope as busy as possible. That’s what I’m in there for, it’s the hours and keeping busy,” said Rory […]

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Supervised driving school instructor dies of heart attack

Victoria Driving School owner and instructor Steve Wallace has died of a heart attack. Wallace’s wife Joan confirmed his death in an email Friday morning. “With a heavy heart I share with you that my devoted 48-year-old husband Steve Wallace passed away at Royal Jubilee Hospital after suffering a heart attack,” she wrote, asking for […]

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Groupe Transforce finalizes the acquisition of a truck driving school in the United States | State

ALEXANDRIE, Virginia, 23 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – TransForce Group, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, purchased the US Truck Driving School (USTDS) in the United States in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado. The sale has been finalized October 18, 2021. TransForce Group is majority owned by a subsidiary of Palladium Equity […]

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California Truck Driving School Sees Nearly 20% Annual Enrollment Growth

INGLEWOOD – One recent afternoon, Tina Singh watched nearly a dozen students at a suburban Los Angeles truck driving school back up their training vehicles into parking lots. Many had never used a manual transmission before. “It’s an exciting time to be a truck driver right now because there is so much demand for drivers,” […]