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To be eligible for these truck driving jobs, most employers require their drivers to have a high school diploma or GED, followed by completion of a professional truck driver training course from a certified truck driving school or through a local community college. These programs usually take no more than six months to complete, with students learning not only how to drive trucks but also about the various laws and regulations regarding truck driving. Upon finishing the program, students are issued a certificate showing their completion of the course. Many schools also offer job placement services for students, helping them secure employment shortly upon gaining their Class A CDL.

Drives truck to destination within designated time standards for run. May be required to load and unload trailer, either individually or with...

When you have your Class A in the Western Region of the United States it may be difficult to find a company that can satisfy your needs as a driver.

MELTON TRUCK LINES WANTS YOU TO BE A PART OF OUR WINNING TEAM! NOW HIRING RECENT GRADUATES AND TEAM DRIVERS! Call a Recruiter Today 888 324 8215...

Get home every day or every other day while still getting the miles you need. At Hub Group Trucking, we believe in paying drivers well and treating...

Division Overview: TQI, Inc. , a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life...

Washington truckers stop searching for that perfect local run and look into the amazing local positions that DSV Road Transport has to offer. Local...

Class A CDL truck drivers & Owner Operators across the country Vykom Transportation INC is seeking for professional to join our team. Join a...

Attention Drivers! We're offering a $2,500 sign on BONUS for qualified drivers through August 31, 2017! ($1,250 at 90 days and $1,250 at 180 days!

Class A CDL Owner Operator Truck Drivers $3,000 Startup Program! Limited time only so join TODAY! Action Resources understands changing careers...

Delaware Valley Concrete Company is a ready mix concrete supplier with eight plants in southeastern Pennsylvania in Bucks, Chester, Lancaster and...

Regional openings are now available for CDL A drivers out of Michigan. NTB trucking opportunities allow you to leave East and West Coast routes...




Class-A Truck Driving

In today's economy, many people assume the best jobs are ones requiring technical knowledge that can only be earned through many years of college study. However, some of the best-paying and fastest-growing jobs instead require only a few months of training. Truck driving, in particular Class A truck driving jobs, are plentiful for those people who love the idea of being on the open road and traveling the country, helping to deliver various products and materials.

Elibility for Commerical Driving

To be eligible for these truck driving jobs, most employers require their drivers to have a high school diploma or GED, followed by completion of a professional truck driver training course from a certified truck driving school or through a local community college. These programs usually take no more than six months to complete, with students learning not only how to drive trucks but also about the various laws and regulations regarding truck driving. Upon finishing the program, students are issued a certificate showing their completion of the course. Many schools also offer job placement services for students, helping them secure employment shortly upon gaining their Class A CDL.

Driving a Truck

When it comes time to find Class A truck driving jobs, there are many avenues available for drivers. Employment in this field is heavily influenced by the state of the national economy, so during times of prosperity more truck drivers are needed to deliver goods and materials to stores, manufacturers and other businesses. As stated earlier, many truck driving schools will help students with job placement. In most cases, these training programs have formed partnerships with various trucking companies to provide them with a pool of drivers from which to choose. The schools often have job fairs, or the employers themselves will have job fairs to give students the chance to apply for jobs and speak with management to learn about the career possibilities.

Finding Jobs Online

Truck drivers can also use the internet to look for jobs. Various job boards such as TruckDrivingJobs.com have multiple listings for truck driving jobs. Upon getting hired by a company, new drivers are usually paired with a more experienced driver for up to three months of on-the-job training. This gives new drivers the chance to learn more about the company, the type of truck they will drive and the materials they will be hauling. For those drivers who will be hauling hazardous materials, they will need to get a HAZMAT certification. This certification usually involve passing a written exam and a driving test, and is generally paid for by the employer.

Average Class-A Salary

Class A truck driving jobs offer average annual salaries approaching $40,000 and many other perks. For those who like to travel and see different parts of the country, they can find jobs as long-haul drivers. If a driver has a family and wants to be home daily, they can usually find employment which involves driving local routes on a more traditional 9-5 schedule. Some drivers choose to become independent contractors, running their own trucking business while hauling freight for many different companies. However, when taxes increase and gas prices begin to rise, independent contractors often have difficulty maintaining their business, so the majority of drivers choose instead to be employees of trucking companies.

National Salary Trend


The job outlook for Class A drivers is very favorable. Many companies have significant turnover with drivers due to the demands of the job, such as being away from home for weeks at a time. However, for those who want to have a sense of freedom and hate being stuck in an office all day, truck driving can be the perfect career. Top Class A Trucking Companies include:



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The top paying companies for this year are Ruan Transportation, R+L Carriers, Gates Corporation, MBM FoodService Distribution, Walmart, and Garelick Farms.


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