What to Expect as a First Year Truck Driver

The ability to travel on a regular basis and make money while doing is, sounds like a dream come true to many people. One of the few jobs that can turn that dream into a reality is truck driving. Drivers deliver loads from all around the world to different locations in the U.S. and sometimes even Canada or Mexico.

Trucking are an essential part of everyday life, stretching from food and dining to retail. A first year truck driver has the opportunity to see parts of the country many of his friends and family will never see and will also be developing some serious driving skills. However, there are some things a first year truck driver should take into consideration before starting in this profession.

The Life of a First Year Truck Driver

  • Long days on the road
  • Limited time at home
  • Being assigned less favorable loads
  • Homesickness