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TRUCK DRIVER, IN-DEPTH: It's Important To Understand The Laws

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Larry, a truck driver, describes the challenges of his job, what he likes most, his key decisions, how difficult getting into the industry is, and his work-life balance. Larry tells us that it is important for him to build his resume now because he has to reestablish a career after changing fields.

Job Title: Truck Driver

Job Summary: Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

Job Description

Delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers pick up, transport, and drop off packages within a small region or urban area.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

All delivery drivers need a driver’s license.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$15,000 - $45,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Outdoor, Physically demanding, Travel, Remote
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Hand-eye coordination, Mathematical skills, Patience, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills
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m='13170'>some</span> <span m='13280'>brute</span> <span m='13550'>force</span> <span m='14050'>sometimes</span> <span m='14850'>and</span> <span m='14980'>strength</span> <span m='15480'>to</span> <span m='16450'>make it</span> <span m='16640'>through</span> <span m='16750'>the</span> <span m='16880'>day</span> <span m='17390'>with</span> <span m='17510'>the</span> <span m='17710'>endurance</span> <span m='18070'>level,</span> <span m='19330'>with</span> <span m='20660'>the</span> <span m='20730'>quantity</span> <span m='21260'>of</span> <span m='21850'>product</span> <span m='22150'>that</span> <span m='22450'>I'm</span> <span m='22870'>supposed to</span> <span m='22950'>bring</span> <span m='23170'>back,</span> <span m='24060'>and</span> <span m='24800'>the</span> <span m='25010'>demand</span> <span m='25630'>that</span> <span m='26030'>calls</span> <span m='26340'>on</span> <span m='26500'>me</span> <span m='26960'>sometimes.</span> </p><p><span m='27880'>For me</span> <span m='28340'>in</span> <span m='28470'>particular,</span> <span m='28880'>it's</span> <span m='29000'>important</span> <span m='29540'>to</span> <span m='29600'>build</span> <span m='29850'>a</span> <span m='29870'>resume.</span> <span m='31000'>Because</span> <span m='31510'>in</span> <span m='32860'>my younger</span> <span m='33180'>years,</span> <span m='33500'>when</span> <span m='33640'>I had</span> <span m='33790'>chosen</span> <span m='34140'>the</span> <span m='34410'>electrician</span> <span m='34680'>path</span> <span m='35710'>and</span> <span m='35860'>now I've</span> <span m='36080'>decided</span> <span m='36470'>to change,</span> <span m='37050'>I'm</span> <span m='37220'>trying</span> <span m='37510'>to</span> <span m='37730'>establish</span> <span m='39052'>something for</span> <span m='39480'>my</span> <span m='39620'>future.</span> </p><p><span m='41090'>It</span> <span m='41220'>is</span> <span m='41360'>not.</span> <span m='43470'>I</span> <span m='43590'>know</span> <span m='43860'>for</span> <span m='44100'>a</span> <span m='44150'>fact</span> <span m='45080'>that</span> <span m='46330'>just</span> <span m='46430'>having</span> <span m='46710'>a</span> <span m='46770'>license</span> <span m='47200'>in</span> <span m='47300'>particular,</span> <span m='47780'>you can</span> <span m='48040'>drive</span> <span m='48370'>for</span> <span m='48460'>most</span> <span m='48760'>anybody,</span> <span m='49800'>delivering</span> <span m='50000'>pizzas</span> <span m='50520'>in</span> <span m='50570'>the</span> <span m='50640'>beginning</span> <span m='51930'>to</span> <span m='52880'>going</span> <span m='53030'>down</span> <span m='53190'>to the</span> <span m='53510'>DMV</span> <span m='53560'>and getting</span> <span m='53860'>your</span> <span m='54110'>Class</span> <span m='54400'>B</span> <span m='55090'>and</span> <span m='55740'>going</span> <span m='55930'>to</span> <span m='56090'>any</span> <span m='56260'>place</span> <span m='56570'>that</span> <span m='56790'>delivers</span> <span m='57550'>material.</span> <span m='58880'>Drive a</span> <span m='59180'>truck.</span> </p><p><span m='60042'>It's</span> <span m='60440'>important</span> <span m='60850'>to</span> <span m='60940'>understand</span> <span m='61290'>the</span> <span m='61360'>laws.</span> <span m='62656'>It's</span> <span m='63030'>important</span> <span m='63210'>to</span> <span m='63450'>always use</span> <span m='63760'>a</span> <span m='63950'>seat belt.</span> <span m='64970'>And</span> <span m='65470'>keep your</span> <span m='65795'>license</span> <span m='67690'>valid.</span> </p><p><span m='69520'>My</span> <span m='69550'>work-life</span> <span m='69970'>balance,</span> <span m='70400'>it's</span> <span m='70550'>important</span> <span m='71030'>to</span> <span m='71900'>always</span> <span m='72210'>show up for</span> <span m='72490'>work</span> <span m='73415'>and at</span> <span m='73830'>the end of</span> <span m='74160'>the 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