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Trucking Industry

CDL Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect as a professional truck driver?

Your career as a professional truck driver is full of great opportunities and great benefits. Professional truck drivers are in high demand. As a result, major trucking companies are hiring nationwide. To attract new drivers, they provide with great pay plans, medical benefits and tuition reimbursement among other benefits.

What are the requirements for me to get my CDL?

Get Your CDL Career Started

Have you heard “if you bought it, a truck driver brought it”?  Truck drivers play a major role in the economy and our everyday lives.  We have a constant need for supplies.   As a result, there is a high demand for professional truck drivers to deliver our supplies.  Once you have your CDL license, your employment opportunities are endless.  Follow these simple steps to a CDL career full of opportunities.

Step 1: Visit one of our campuses

Start Your Career with Werner Entreprises

Start your Career with Werner Enterprises!  Offering dedicated, regional, local, 48 state van, temperature controlled, flat bed, owner operators, team drivers and driver trainers.  Take advantage of one of the many benefits they have with a $7,500 tuition reimbursement.

Smith & Solomon students see your placement specialist for an application today!

Why is Never Too Late to Switch Career Paths

There is no excuse for settling into a dead-end job that you don’t enjoy.  If you’re thinking about switching jobs, know that you can make it happen, no matter your age or education level.  You can pursue an exciting new career with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and change your life in as little as three weeks.

 

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New Year, New Career, New You!

New Year, New Career, New You!

Your future awaits you....

Whether you’ve been unemployed or you’re in the middle of considering a career change, the New Year is a chance for a fresh start- and there’s no time like now to enroll for your CDL. Now’s the time to take a hard look at all of the opportunities being a CDL holder has to offer!

One thing that sets the trucking industry apart from other industries is the quick turnaround time from enrolling to graduating. 

Great Turnout at our 1st FREE Hiring Event with U.S. Xpress Enterprises!

Our 1st FREE Hiring Event with U.S. Xpress turned out to be a great experience for prospective students, our current students and our grads from different Smith & Solomon campuses.  Everyone who attended was provided with information on the positions U.S.

How Does Contract CDL Training Differ from Attending a CDL School on Your Own?

Today there are different routes you can take to obtain CDL training and a license.  These options have grown due to the increase in demand for drivers and the amount of positions that need to be filled.  These numbers are in the 10’s of thousands.

Major trucking companies are now offering paid training to those interested in the career, but with a catch- there usually involves a contract between both the company and new driver to become employed with them for anywhere from one to three years.

Do You Want to Travel the County While Earning a Living?

How satisfied are you with your current job?  Do you look forward to work every day, or is every moment on the job agonizing?  For many, a work environment can be boring, even oppressive with multiple bosses hovering in the vicinity looking over your shoulder.  Gain back your freedom by getting your CDL and embarking on a career in truck driving.  Here are some of the perks:

Truck drivers wanted. Pay: $73,000

America needs a lot more truck drivers.

COMMERCIAL DRIVER TRAINING PROVIDER LAUNCHES NEW CAMPUS IN HAMMONTON, NJ- IN HOPES OF AIDING THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IN THE ATLANTIC CITY AREA & NEW JERSEY AS A WHOLE.

Press Release

Hammonton, NJ, August 4, 2015:  Smith & Solomon Commercial Driver Training has recently opened a new campus in Hammonton, NJ.  These efforts are fueled by the need to alleviate the job loss devastation Atlantic City has undergone just last year. 

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