Truck Driver Training FAQ

Here you’ll find a detailed resources section that we think will benefit both new truck drivers and industry veterans alike. Truck driving school can oftentimes be an overwhelming experience for many CDL students, with so many different directions and paths to go upon graduation. Furthermore, where you attend school, what state you live in, and what kind of work schedule you’d ideally like to have also plays an important role in deciding where and when to go to truck driving school. We at Top Trucking Schools hope that these resources will provide you with the information and direction you need to get started in a new and rewarding career!

Section 1: Getting Started
Why Choose a Career in Trucking
The Basics of Truck Driving Schools
Types of Truck Driving Schools
Types of CDL Licenses
Endorsements for your CDL License
CDL Requirements by State
CDL Exam Information
Truck Driver Salary Information
Truck Driving Categories and Types of Work Available
Things to Consider Before Starting a Trucking Career
Take our Free CDL Practice Test

Section 2: Finding the Right School
Truck Driving School Information
Truck Driving School Admission Requirements
The Length and Structure of Truck Driving Schools
Paying For Truck Driving School
Truck Driving Schools by State
Truck Driving School Facilities

Section 3: After Graduation
Working Conditions, Training, and Employment in Truck Driving
How to Interview for a Trucking Job
The Outlook for Trucking Jobs
Truck Driver Earnings By State
What to Ask Potential Employers
Physical Requirements for a Truck Driving Career
Job Qualifications and Growth Outlook in the Truck Driving Industry
Working as a Truck Driver
Staying Healthy on the Road
Truck Driver Earnings
Building Your Career in Truck Driving
Trucking Hours of Service Rules

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