James shares his story about being a commercial driver. He talks about what he has to do before being able to start his delivery route in the morning and what he had to do to become a commercial truck driver. He provides advice about the type of trucking people might want to get into and warns about the strict driving rules commercial drivers have to abide by.
Industrial truck and tractor operators drive trucks and tractors that move materials around warehouses, storage yards, or worksites. These trucks, often called forklifts, have a lifting mechanism and forks, which makes them useful for moving heavy and large objects. Some industrial truck and tractor operators drive tractors that pull trailers loaded with material around factories or storage areas.
Short-term on-the-job training
Several states and many cities require crane operators to be licensed. To get a license, operators typically must complete a skills test in which they show that they can control a crane. They also usually must pass a written exam that tests their knowledge of safety rules and procedures.
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