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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.

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    Understanding The Effects Of A Previous Felony

    Yes, as a felon you can get a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). However, it depends on a number of factors, including what kind of felony you committed and when.  At the federal level, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulates who can get a CDL.  Each state also has rules governing CDLs and who … Continue reading “Can I Get a CDL with a Felony?”

  • Pictured is a truck driving on an open road.

    Find out if a CDL Career is Right for You

    Updated December 2021 If you are looking for a steady career and a solid paycheck with benefits, getting your CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) may be worth a hard look and thoughtful consideration. With Napier, you would have the option to receive a Class A CDL. This enables the holder to operate vehicles up to a … Continue reading “5 Reasons To Get Your CDL”

  • Pictured is a Semi Truck Driving on the HIghway

    An Inside Look at the Over The Road Lifestyle

    Updated March 2022 Life as an OTR truck driver can have its pros and cons. While there are benefits that make this the ideal career and lifestyle for some, challenges need consideration. You must find out which career path is best for you. We will look through some of the advantages and disadvantages of over-the-road trucking. Living … Continue reading “Life as an OTR Driver”

  • Semi Truck Driver in Cab

    Never Be Without the Essentials

    You’ve made the decision to start a new chapter of your life working as a truck driver. That’s great! Truck driving is a fulfilling and rewarding profession. But what items should you bring along to make your new career a successful one? Below is a list of several items that many truckers have said are … Continue reading “Truck Driver Essentials for Life on the Road”

  • Pictured is a CDL student and instructor

    Prepare for Orientation at a New Trucking Company

    You have finished your CDL training and you’re excited to get on the road, but there is one more step before you can get behind the wheel. Most trucking companies will start with a CDL orientation. Each trucking company will have its own training specific to their company. However, there are many topics that are … Continue reading “Your CDL Orientation – What to Expect”

  • Pictured is Dallas Young: Former Napier Student

    Napier Produces Another Successful Truck Driver

    Dallas Young wanted to drive trucks since he was a kid. However, but it wasn’t until the plant where he worked a for 17 years closed down he finally decided to pursue a career in trucking. When it came time to choosing the right school for CDL training, Napier was his obvious choice. Young was … Continue reading “Dallas Young: A Napier Success Story”