by Brett Aquila
Our Truck Driver's Career Guide covers every topic imaginable that pertains to becoming a truck driver. We're going to help you understand your choices for CDL Training, including the difference between private truck driving schools and company-sponsored CDL training. We're also going to help you understand more about life on the road, help you choose the truck driving job that suits you best, and prepare for your CDL exams.
At TruckingTruth we have a ton of great materials to help get your trucking career off to a great start. Follow along as our truck driver's career guide teaches you all about the trucking industry and prepares you for a great start to your truck driving career.
If you're considering becoming a truck driver, there's a lot of information you'll need in order to decide if trucking driving is the right career for you. This chapter contains a list of topics that will help you understand what being a truck driver is all about.
The trucking industry is all about liability. Trucking companies need to know that they can trust you, that you have a proven track record of responsibility. This chapter will help you determine if you'll qualify for work in the trucking industry.
Truck driving can be an awesome career if you're the right person for the job. But if your life goals and preferences don't fit well with the trucking industry, it will be a nightmare. This chapter will help you decide if you're right for a truck driving career.
There are a number of different options worth considering when it comes to choosing a truck driving school, and any of them can get your career off to a great start. This chapter will help you understand your options for choosing a truck driving school and how to locate schools in your area.
There are a huge variety of options when it comes to finding the right truck driving job, even for inexperienced drivers coming straight out of school. This chapter will help you understand the varies types of truck driving jobs and help you decide which is right for you.
Truck driving school is far more difficult than most people anticipate. It's fast-paced, they pack your brain with tons of information, and then you have to learn to handle that rig. It's pretty stressful, but also very exciting! This chapter will help you survive CDL training.
After you complete truck driving school, get your CDL, and land your first job, you'll be going out on the road with a trainer for about 1-3 months. This training is the first real-life experience you'll get of life on the road as a professional driver. This chapter will help you prepare for this phase of your career.
Once you've completed your training on the road, it's time for that biggest step of all - running solo! You've made it to the big time now. You're a full-blown professional truck driver. This chapter will help you understand what you can expect and how to handle this exciting time.
Everyone loves a good story! But in this case, it's incredibly helpful to hear first hand accounts of life on the road so you know what you're in for when the time comes. The trucking industry isn't for everyone, but it can be an awesome career if you're right for the job. This chapter will help you decide if truckin' is for you.
Once you've decided to take the plunge and become a truck driver, you should immediately begin your studies. There is a ton of information you'll need to know, including the entire CDL manual, pre-trip inspections, logbook rules, truck weight & balance, and so much more. We have some really fantastic training materials that will have you well prepared for you CDL exams and the beginning of your official CDL training.
We all have difficult questions from time to time that we just can't find the answers to, and we need a little help from someone who's been there. At TruckingTruth, we've got the answers you're looking for. We have experienced drivers here everyday who love to give encouragement and advice, and we have several ways to get in touch.
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