New Drivers

Is Truck Driving Worth It? What You Need to Consider

By Southwest Truck Driver Training Dec 11, 2018

The trucking industry needs qualified drivers. Before you invest your time and money in a driving career, learn if it's worth it for you and your family.

Video: Answering Top Questions About Driver Job Interviews

By The Schneider Guy Nov 28, 2018

What happens after you submit an online application to become a Schneider truck driver? Recruiters answer your FAQs.

How Long Does it Take to Get Your CDL?

By The Schneider Guy Oct 12, 2018

On average, it takes about seven weeks to get your CDL, but here are eight factors that can affect how long it'll take for you.

Life of a Truck Driver: What an Average Day is Really Like

By Henry Frautschy Oct 10, 2018

You see the advertisements with smiling drivers, but what is the life of a truck driver really like? One driver walks through a typical day on the job.

How to Get Your CDL

By The Schneider Guy Oct 5, 2018

Use this step-by-step process to get your commercial driver's license (CDL).

How Much Does it Cost to Get a CDL?

By Andrea Lowen Aug 27, 2018

Truck driving costs and CDL fees vary based on several factors. Learn more about them and how you can pay that cost — including ways you don't have to!

Printable Schneider Truck Driver Orientation Packing Checklist

By The Schneider Guy Aug 21, 2018

We've created a handy truck driver orientation packing checklist so you can quickly download, print and refer to it as you maximize your luggage space.

What to Expect During a Pre-Work Screen for Schneider Drivers

By The Schneider Guy Jul 18, 2018

A pre-work screen ensures that driver candidates can safely handle the physical demands of truck driving.

Schneider Offers Driver Leaders Specifically for Your First 3 Months

By Jerry Chapa Oct 30, 2017

Getting into a truck by yourself for the first time can be daunting. That’s why Schneider pairs you with a leader who specializes in helping new drivers.

Top 3 Helpful Truck Driver Resources

By Patty Seidl Sep 25, 2017

Schneider provides drivers with a variety of valuable resources to ensure they never feel alone or unprepared while on the road.

Common Questions From Inexperienced Drivers

By Patty Seidl Sep 21, 2017

Driver Business Leader Patty Seidl responds to frequently asked questions from new drivers about life on the road.

Schneider Driver Hiring Process: Final Steps After Accepting Your Employment Offer

By The Schneider Guy Jul 10, 2017

You searched, researched, applied, interviewed, got an offer and accepted a Schneider driving job — now what?!