Trucking History

Southwest Truck Driver Training Joins Other CDL Schools to Advocate for Students in Career Training

This March, nearly 30 representatives from CDL training schools from all across our nation convened in Washington, DC, to sit down with approximately 60 members of Congress and their staff. Among the participants was Southwest Truck Driver Training’s president, Sean Williams. The group visiting Capitol Hill advocated for policies to help improve accessibility of truck…

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How the Transportation Industry Has Changed

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Trucks did not always rule the road. In fact, before the first truck rolled out of the Winton Motor Company factory in 1899, train or horse-drawn buggy delivered freight. The first trucks that were used until WWI where limited by the load size and capacity and used primarily for short haul and urban routes. Around…

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