What is driver orientation? Driver orientation is the first step toward becoming a driver with a trucking company. It’s for those who want to become company drivers and will be a combination of you and the company (e.g., the driver success manager, recruiter, etc.) getting to know each other, driver training on company procedures, completing […]

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There’s no age limit for truck driving jobs. In the list of pros and cons of truck driving, this is a pro, especially because the trucking industry currently has a driver shortage and trucking companies need more people to choose this profession. Better indicators are your physical and cognitive abilities to safely drive a truck. […]

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Many doors will open once you receive your commercial driver’s license (CDL). Even more open for truck drivers who get one or more CDL endorsements. You can’t drive certain commercial vehicles without them.    What Are CDL Endorsements?    CDL Endorsements are additional tests that allow commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers to operate specific vehicles.    […]

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Getting a CDL (commercial driver license) is the first step in your trucking career. During the process, you can also test for endorsements to drive a school bus, transport hazardous materials (HAZMAT), or many other commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). A CDL requires having a commercial learner’s permit (CLP) for 14 days, CDL training by a […]

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Is being a truck driver hard? That’s a valid question, one well worth asking if you’re considering getting a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and starting a trucking career. Let’s face it. There are easier ways to make a living than truck driving. (There are a lot harder ways, too.) But truck driving isn’t just a […]

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The short answer to this question is “no.” CDLs can’t be transferred from state to state, though this is a common question for truck drivers before or after CDL training. You have to register for a commercial driver’s license (CDL) in the state where you live, just like your regular, non-commercial driver’s license. If you […]

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