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're going to help you decide this for yourself. And if you decide that trucking is right for you, we're going to help you get your career off to a great start.
We do not have any hidden agendas. We do not belong to or promote any organizations. We do not answer to anyone but you. At TruckingTruth we'll give you high quality, helpful, honest, straight-forward facts and opinions about life on the road as a truck driver and how to get started.
Check out the next tab "Getting Started" for help finding the information you're looking for, or maybe just dive right into our Step By Step Guide To Becoming A Truck Driver
We have information on every aspect of life in the trucking industry, the answers to every question you may have, and many you wouldn't even have known to ask. Here are some ideas to help you get started.
Our guide to becoming a truck driver is a great place to start, with articles covering topics including the demand for truck drivers in today's economy, quality of life on the road, types of truck driving schools, choosing the right truck driving school, choosing a truck driving job, stories from the road, and a whole lot more. A must-read if you're considering becoming a truck driver.
We have by far the most interesting and informative truck driving blogs you'll find anywhere. You'll find categories like stories of the road, career advice, choosing a truck driving school, choosing a trucking company, items to bring on the road, women in trucking, and many more. We have students in school blogging about their training, and drivers on the road bringing you along for the ride, all sharing a wealth of knowledge and fascinating experiences.
Our forum is far different from any other trucker's forum you'll find. We are incredibly helpful and friendly, yet honest and straight forward at the same time. The negativity and criticisms that cloud other trucking forums have never been allowed here. Our experienced drivers, student drivers, and those considering a trucking career are all welcoming and friendly, and you can count on getting a range of fantastic opinions and helpful answers to any questions you may have.
If you're already committed to getting your career started in trucking, check out our "CDL Training Materials" tab above.
Becoming A Truck Driver has crossed the minds of almost everyone at one time or another in their lives. But how you do you know if it's the right career choice for you, and how would you get started? Our guide to becoming a truck driver covers many topics, including:
And many more. So if you're considering becoming a truck driver, then this is definitely the place to get started. Read through our Guide To Becoming A Truck Driver and start learning what a career in the trucking industry is all about and how to get started.
Here at TruckingTruth we are dedicated to helping you find a truck driving school, getting your CDL training, and finding a job.
If you're interested in an independent truck driving school, this section will help you find a trucking driving school in your area. You also have the choice of attending a company-sponsored CDL training program and you can find a listing of some companies that offer free CDL training, or at least their training is very inexpensive and requires little or no money down.
At TruckingTruth we have an enormous job board with thousands of truck driving jobs nationwide. Our job listing includes local jobs, regional jobs, OTR jobs, and jobs for students straight out of school. Our listings are updated in real time, meaning the moment a new jobs comes in it's listed immediately. Fill out as many applications as you would like. Our service is totally free, and no registration required.
How simple is it? Just enter your zip and go:
You can do a job search by zip code and bookmark the results page. That way you can instantly return directly to that page anytime and see an updated list of truck driving jobs in your area.
If you would like your job listings in a feed reader, you can view new jobs as they come in. Look for the blue feed symbol on the right side of the job listings and click on it. Our feed page has everything you'll need to get setup. If you like following blogs in your feed reader, you can get updated job listings now too.
You can also get truck driving job updates by email. Simply click on that link and you'll quickly get setup to receive new truck driving jobs in your inbox the moment they come in. And all of this is free of course.
Truck Driving Blogs, one of our premier sections, is the one section you must not miss. Our writers will give you a variety of insights from personalities that you can relate to and enjoy. Our goal is to be informative, helpful, interesting, and fun. This isn't just the boring facts like your local news. These are interesting stories and opinions from writers with a variety of experiences in the industry.
From brand new students in training, to 30 year veterans who have seen it all, we'll give you the stories and information you're looking for. So check out our Truck Driving Blogs and we promise you'll learn a ton about the trucking industry.
TruckingTruth is always looking for new bloggers, and you can even make a few bucks doing it by running your own Google Adsense ads on your articles. From soon-to-be truck driving students to driving retirees, if you love to write, we'd love to have you. Find out how easy it is to have your own blog on TruckingTruth
We have a tremendous amount of CDL training materials to help you get prepared for truck driving school and your CDL exams.
The High Road Online CDL Training Program is by far the most comprehensive and effective training program in the trucking industry today. With a super easy to use interface, a sophisticated review system, score tracking, interactive quizzes, and insights from highly experienced CDL instructors, our program will have you thoroughly prepared for your CDL permit exams, truck driving school, and life on the road.
Our training program is unconditionally free for everyone to use, so get signed up now and get prepared for the start of your career now!
We have a listing of CDL manuals by state, and you can download the CDL manual for your state here for free. So when you begin preparing for truck driving school and the CDL exams, begin by grabbing the CDL manual here.
Our free online CDL practice exams will help you learn the materials you'll need to know for the CDL exam and get a jump on the rest of the class before you even begin your training at truck driving school. They cover every facet of the CDL exam, including all of the endorsement exams:
Our pre-trip inspection study guide includes pre-trip inspection videos, pre-trip inspection practice questions, and our featured pre-trip inspection flash cards to really help you learn the materials for the pre-trip inspection exam. By studying these materials you'll be well prepared for one of the toughest parts of the CDL exam.
What really sets TruckingTruth apart is the personal attention and advice we give to each and every one of our visitors. We have several ways for you to find the answers you're looking for:
We have an outstanding truck driver's forum especially for new drivers, students, and aspiring truck drivers. This forum will be monitored every day by our 15 year veteran Brett Aquila and numerous other experienced drivers. We're friendly as can be and this is a great way for everyone to get the advice, opinions, and helpful answers you're looking for.
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"The High Road" is an informational series delivered to your inbox that will help you understand all different aspects of a career in the trucking industry. With help, tips, advice, and links to our very best "must see" content, we'll make sure you find the information you need in order to decide if trucking is right for you, get through the training and testing, and then get that first year of safe driving under your belt! Signup for The High Road - it's totally free!
We have a fantastic trucker's forum full of friendly, helpful drivers, former drivers, and students. Our forum really stands out from the rest because we have never allowed the negativity and harsh criticisms you'll find in other forums. We're positive, optimistic, and friendly, but at the same time we're going to tell it like it is. We won't sugar coat it, we won't pretend things are different than they are, and we won't tell you something because that's what you'd like to hear.
But we will indeed help you out in any way we can, and we we'll answer every single question you have. If you're looking for straight-up advice from the pros who have been there, and looking to share the experience of becoming a truck driver with others who are in the same boat, then our truck driver's forum is definitely the place for you.
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