There is a lot you need to learn about life in the trucking industry before you go diving into a career in trucking head first.
There's so much to know. Here we've assembled a virtual library of trucking information which covers everything from our career guide to our glossary, from a book about life on the road to articles spanning every aspect of life in the trucking industry.
Our truck driver's career guide is the perfect place to start for anyone considering a career in trucking. You'll learn:
At TruckingTruth we consider this required reading before anyone decides to get their trucking career underway.
- a book by Brett Aquila
If you're new to the trucking industry, or considering becoming a truck driver, this is the book for you! It's free to read online and it's full of great stories and interesting insights about life as a truck driver:
This book is a fun read but it's also full of knowledge and insights from over 15 years of trucking. You'd be crazy not to read it!
You'll find over 400 truck driving articles on every topic imaginable that pertains to getting your trucking career off to a great start. With articles from experienced drivers, CDL students, dispatchers, truck driving school owners, and road trainers you're going to learn a lot about trucking in a short amount of time.
Our ever-expanding wiki is loaded with in-depth knowledge about important industry topics. From the various classes of CDL licenses to the requirements for the DOT physical, from the Hours Of Service Regulations to the various types of specialized trailers used throughout the industry. We have our version of the truck driver's encyclopedia right here.
Along with our High Road Online CDL Training Program we have a companion newsletter we'll send straight to your inbox. It's a series of informational articles covering every topic imaginable that pertains to getting your truck driving career off to a great start. Sign up today!
Download the CDL manual from your state for free right here. The CDL manual has the materials that you will be tested on for your written CDL permit test and all of your written CDL endorsement tests.
It's difficult trying to learn about the trucking industry when you're being bombarded with terms you're unfamiliar with. Well have no fear. We have about every term we could think of listed here with their definitions and links to more information right here.
We have the friendliest, most helpful trucker's forum on the planet. We'll guide you into the trucking industry from a positive and yet honest perspective of life on the road. No disrespecting each other, no company bashing - just helpful, friendly advice and insights. Read along for yourself and see just how great this forum is!
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