Commercial truck driving is the profession of driving a truck for business or transporting purposes. Commercial truck drivers’ responsibilities include making deliveries to businesses or residences, transporting goods to retail establishments, picking-up packages from a transport center to deliver to a business customer, loading and unloading cargo, maintaining a logbook of their driving activities, ensuring their driving and resting periods comply with federal regulations, and performing general maintenance on trucks.
Students interested in pursuing a career as a commercial truck driver should encompass a number of skills and qualities essential in this field. Commercial truck drivers must have exceptional hand-eye coordination. They must always be aware of their surroundings when on the road and be able to act quickly to avoid obstructions which may get in the way...Read More