Girly Driver

“I am very girly,” explained Natalie Jasso-Padilla, 2010 graduate from the CCS commercial truck and bus training program. We asked her, why get into trucking? Her biggest motivation, she told us, was to beat the stereotype of female truckers and that even a ‘girly girl’ like herself would be able to succeed in the profession. […]

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Trucking Student Pushes His Limits to Succeed

Jose Hunter endured daily hurdles that other students did not experience. His living arrangements and travel distance often made it difficult to meet class attendance but he made this area a priority. As a result of this and a series of factors in his life, the truck and bus course, designed to train students in […]

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Driver Shortage

The American Trucking Association (ATA) is expecting long-haul driver positions to rise to 111,000 openings by the year 2014. Quality in training has been the main concern of carriers– applicants are less favored for not receiving DOT certified training. To probe further, this means one key thing for drivers who are qualified and properly trained: […]

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Kicking Off CCS Job Fair

Two buses full of students, alumni, and Marines came from our Twentynine Palms and Oceanside training sites to sit in on three major carriers as they presented their companies and what trucking would be like with them. US Marine Ernest Phillips remarked on the first company’s presentation, “He pulled me in– the way he displayed […]

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CRST: Their Experience with CCS & Their Job Openings

“CRST is experiencing an exciting period of growth at this time in our company, and needs to add approximately 600 drivers to our fleet in the next twelve months. To meet this need, we hire both experienced drivers and recent truck school graduates. When we hire graduates from truck schools, it is extremely important that […]

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