Quincy, Illinois: QAVTC program helps students get closer to earning a commercial driver’s license while still in …

Steven Case plans to follow in the footsteps of other family members in making a career choice. “Truck driving is just part of our family,” the Quincy High School senior said. “I’ll be a fourth-generation truck driver. It kind of runs in my blood.” So he’s planning to earn his commercial driver’s license, or CDL, required for driving a truck — and he’s getting a head start thanks to plans by Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center to expand its diesel tech program beginning this spring to help students get closer to earning a CDL while still in high school…