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C.R. England Training: Cornering and Backing
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Truck driving schools all across the country focus on teaching professional drivers the skills necessary to safely maneuver a big rig. Among those skills are two of the most... Read More
C.R. England Safety: Trucks and Bikes Safely Coexist in Urban Environments?
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Major cities such as New York and San Francisco have been grappling with the problem of truck and bike co-existence for decades. The problem is even worse in Europe, especially in... Read More
C.R. England Safety: Anticipation Isn't Just for Ketchup
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Do you remember the 1971 Carly Simon song Anticipation? If you are not old enough to remember the original, perhaps you remember the ketchup commercials that played the song while... Read More
C.R. England Safety: Roads Are Tools of the Trade for Truck Drivers
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
If we were to ask you to list the most important tools of the trade for truck drivers, what would be on your list? Few people would probably mention the road system. As far as we... Read More
C.R. England Training: CDL Schools May Have To Switch Gears
Thursday, July 16, 2015
If the law in Ohio is an indication of the future, CDL training schools may have to switch gears – both literally and figuratively. New restrictions in Ohio went into effect on... Read More
C.R. England Training: That Noise You Hear Is the Jake Brake
Thursday, July 16, 2015
It is always interesting to visit CDL schools and talk to students who are attending their first day of training. You can hear many interesting questions, such as, “What is that... Read More
C.R. England Industry: 2 Things Nurses and Truckers Have in Common
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
At first glance, it might seem that the nursing and trucking professions are as far apart as can be. One deals with the delicate care of sick patients while the other involves the... Read More
C.R. England Safety: 3 Things Car Drivers Can Learn from Truckers
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
If you wanted to learn to play golf with a single-digit handicap, whom would you turn to for instruction? A golf pro. Why? Because a pro is someone who has gone through extensive... Read More
C.R. England Safety: Truckers and Cell Phones
Friday, June 26, 2015
Everywhere you go it seems as though people have their faces constantly buried in their cell phones. It is a wonder we can keep up with the basic tasks of life anymore. For the... Read More
C.R. England Careers: Trucker Shortage Has a Silver Lining
Friday, June 26, 2015
At the California Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, mountains of cargo crates remain stacked and unattended while freight forwarders working in so many offices are scrambling... Read More

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