Heavy Trucks and Tractor-trailers Requirements

Thinking about becoming a truck driver. These are the requirements if you want to become a heavy truck and tractor-trailer driver.


Education: High school diploma + completion of professional truck driver training program (recommended)

Licensure: Commercial driver’s license (CDL)

Job responsibilities: Move cargo over long distances + load and unload cargo + maintain equipment + log activities

Job outlook: 5% growth

Average salary: $42,500

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