Heavy Truck Drivers
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Many employers require applicants to be at least 25 years of age and have a commercial driver's license. Employers prefer applicants who have at least a high school diploma or GED. They also prefer applicants who have a good driving record.
Many jobs require physical strength and stamina. Some employers may require applicants to show they can lift 50 pounds. Employers may also require applicants to pass a drug test.
Employers prefer people who can work without much supervision. Many employers also prefer applicants who have experience driving light or heavy trucks.
Advancement opportunities are limited for heavy truck drivers. Advancement often takes the form of driving specific routes and cargos that provide increased earnings. Drivers may also be able to advance to their preferred schedules. Some purchase a truck and go into business for themselves. A few may advance to dispatcher or manager positions.
City Driver, Feeder Driver, Flatbed Truck Driver, Owner Operator, Pick Up and Delivery Driver (P & D Driver), Road Driver, Line Haul Driver, Over the Road Driver (OTR Driver), Delivery Drivers
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