CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES
Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers
Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.
Best of luck in your new career in 2018!
As we close out the year, we want to send our biggest congratulations to the final weekend CDL class of 2017 as they complete their CDL training at Napier! This class was one of the most dedicated and hard working weekend groups that we have ever seen! Not to mention, they were a heck of … Continue reading “Congratulations to the Final Weekend CDL Class of 2017”
Hamilton County Grant Helped this Napier Grad Get Training
Big shout out to Mimwah Watkins who recently completed Napier’s CDL program thanks to a special grant from the Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency’s “Hands-Up Initiative” sponsored by Cincinnati’s Mayor Cranley! Mimwah landed a great job with Universal Logistics pulling a flatbed with a new innovative retractable tarp! He can choose to be home every day … Continue reading “Mimwah Watkins Starts New Job with Universal Logistics”
Hamilton County Partnering with Napier to Provide Training to Food Assistance Recipients
During the holiday season, those who are in need can go to shelters and churches to receive food and comfort. But what about after the holidays? After Christmas, it’s still cold, people are still hungry and need help but there aren’t as many places to find it. Job and Family Services plans to combat this … Continue reading “Looking for Free Truck Driver Training?”
Planning for the Holidays
Driving a truck is never easy. Driving a truck during the holidays, can take the joy completely out of the season. We tell ourselves it is just another day on the road, but in our hearts, we want to be home. Just because we are on the road, does not mean we cannot be a … Continue reading “Spending the Holidays on the Road”
What to Do if You Get Pulled Over While Driving Your Truck
Admittedly, it’s daunting to see those bubble lights flashing in your rearview mirror, but a police stop happens to every driver at some point in their career. In fact, it can happen many times and there’s no absolutely no need to panic if you’re doing your job right. So, take a deep breath, make sure … Continue reading “Red and Blue in Your Rear View?”
To Drive at Night or Day? Adjusting Your Schedule
Sleep time is critical to a person’s health and mood, not to mention the effects on reaction time and cognitive functions. Not to mention the Department of Transportation’s requirement for downtime in an effort to keep America’s highways safe for everyone. After all, when you’re hauling 80,000 pounds of product and need to make a … Continue reading “Days or Nights? Tips for Choosing Your Road Time”