Truck Driver's Career Guide Chapter 6

Truck Driver Career Guide: Routes & Home Time

This truck driver career guide covers different types of routes and jobs for new drivers, and how often you can expect home time. Learn best companies for home time in Colorado, and tips on how to get dedicated runs. Discover importance of not refusing loads and how to get the most out of your experience.

Learn About Different Types of Truck Driver Jobs

This page covers the various types of truck driver jobs, from over-the-road dry van to specialized and niche market jobs. Learn how to maximize your salary, what kinds of jobs pay the best, and what types of trailers require specialized training and experience.

Truck Driver's Career Guide: Types of Trailers & Equipment Issues

This truck driver's career guide covers the types of trailers used in trucking, the physical effort required, the pay and home time associated with each type, and other equipment issues. Learn about the different trailers, the specialized driving jobs, and the equipment issues new drivers should be aware of.

Truck Driver's Career Guide: Should I Lease a Truck?

This truck driver's career guide covers the risks and rewards of leasing a truck and why new drivers should avoid it. Learn why owning or leasing a truck works much like a civilian vehicle, and get the facts on why company drivers should stay away from any lease agreements.

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