There are 5 important things you should know about a career in trucking, BEFORE getting onboard in the trucking industry. My personal career in trucking has lasted for 45 years.
Stress is an inevitable part of a career in trucking. I always enjoy the driving part of the job, don’t get me wrong. But there is stress involved in a truck driving career.
The second thing you need to learn to do, is how to communicate and manage the people that you’re dealing with.
The time you invest doesn’t often turn into a big payout. It’s a fact you need to realize and accept, early in your driving career.
Generally, you’re away more than you’re at home. This in turn places a great deal of strain on your spouse and your family.
Don’t let yourself stagnate at a trucking company, who’s not treating you well or not paying you fairly, just because you’re afraid to move. Make the move.