Instructor Victor Torres, right, went through the steps of a safety inspection with Grayland McRae, left, DaQuan Robinson and John Maritim during a class at Carolina Trucking Academy, a training school in Raleigh, N.C. After four to six weeks of  training, entry-level drivers can make $38,000 to $40,000 a year.
Instructor Victor Torres, right, went through the steps of a safety inspection with Grayland McRae, left, DaQuan Robinson and John Maritim during a class at Carolina Trucking Academy, a training school in Raleigh, N.C. After four to six weeks of training, entry-level drivers can make $38,000 to $40,000 a year. MCT
Instructor Victor Torres, right, went through the steps of a safety inspection with Grayland McRae, left, DaQuan Robinson and John Maritim during a class at Carolina Trucking Academy, a training school in Raleigh, N.C. After four to six weeks of training, entry-level drivers can make $38,000 to $40,000 a year. MCT

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