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Considering a career in trucking? TruckingTruth provides truck driving career advice and CDL test preparation for new drivers entering the trucking industry. We'll make sure you get your trucking career off to a great start! We'll help you:

  • Understand Life In The Trucking Industry
  • Find CDL Training
  • Prepare For The CDL Exams
  • Choose The Right Trucking Company
  • Survive Your First Year On The Road

We're here to guide you through the entire process. From the day you decide to become a truck driver until you're out on the road as an experienced driver we're going to be there for you every step of the way.

Getting Started In Trucking

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Trucker's Forum

The friendliest, most helpful one on one advice you'll find anywhere. Our experienced drivers will answer every question you have with honesty and a genuine desire to help you succeed in trucking. No company bashing, no arguing, no disrespect. Just good ol' fashioned friendly advice.

Truck Driver's Career Guide

Our Truck Driver's Career Guide is critical reading for anyone getting started in trucking.

The Raw Truth About Trucking

Read this free online version of Brett Aquila's book full of advice, insights, and amazing stories from 15 years as a driver. It's a fun, easy, and eye-opening read.

Getting Your CDL

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Getting Your CDL

Learn about the specific steps and requirements for obtaining your CDL.

CDL Qualifications

Learn about the minimum qualifications for getting your CDL.

CDL Disqualifications

Learn about factors that may disqualify you from getting a CDL or may get your CDL revoked.

CDL Endorsements: The Complete Guide

Learn about all of the different CDL endorsements available and the privileges they bring.

DOT Physical: The Complete Guide

Every truck driver must pass a DOT physical in order to maintain their CDL. Learn about the requirements for passing the DOT physical here

Trucking Industry Research

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Paid CDL Training Programs

At TruckingTruth we believe paid CDL training programs are the best way to get started in trucking. We have several pages of information on each of the paid CDL training programs.

Trucking Company Reviews

Information on many of the trucking companies that hire inexperienced drivers

Articles: Choosing A Truck Driving School

If you decide to go through a private CDL school these articles will help you choose the right one.

Articles: Choosing A Truck Driving Job

These articles will help you understand how to choose your first trucking company.

Truck Driver Salary Information

Tons of information about how much money you can expect to make as a truck driver and the various ways truck drivers are paid.

CDL Test Preparation

High Road Online CDL Training Program

Our High Road CDL Training Program is the easiest, most effective way to prepare for your CDL permit tests. It contains the CDL manual, multiple choice questions, and scoring system. Do a few pages of this free program and you'll see why it's the most popular in the industry today!

CDL Practice Tests

We have 891 CDL Practice Test Questions In 15 Categories covering all areas of the CDL permit and endorsement exams. Complete with scoring system and answers from the CDL manual.

Pre-Trip Inspection Study Guide

A comprehensive guide for learning the pre-trip inspection including videos, flash cards, and inspection lists you can download and print when preparing for the pre-trip inspection exam.

Articles, News, and Podcast

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The Road Home Podcast

Our fantastic podcast full of important advice and insights for new drivers getting ready to enter the industry. We bust industry myths and lay out the road to success.

Trucker's Blog

With over 430 articles and new ones being added every week we have the most comprehensive set of articles you'll find anywhere. These articles are geared toward helping new truck drivers understand what it takes to be successful in trucking.

Trucking Industry News

We cover everything that you'll want to know about life in the trucking industry including topics like self-driving trucks, new rules and regulations, and major industry announcements.

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
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  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

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About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

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Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

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