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How Truck Drivers Can Know They’re In the Right Career

Many Americans struggle with the question of whether they’ve made the correct choice in their career. For some, it’s a matter of a job not being a good fit. For others, it’s a bad boss or unpleasant coworkers. How can truck drivers know they’ve made the right move in entering a profession in the transportation industry? We’ll tell you!

You’re Okay With a Little Peace and Quiet
Career website OwlGuru ranked truck driving #142 out of 974 best jobs for introverts. This doesn’t mean you have to be an introvert to drive a truck, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. Another advantage of working in the cab all day is that there’s no boss looking right over your shoulder and no annoying coworkers chatting your ear off.

Hard Work Comes Naturally to You
It’s no secret that truck driving isn’t the easiest profession! The long periods of solitude, extended or odd hours, and sedentary lifestyle pose challenges not found in the traditional career. However, for the right person, all of these challenges can be met and overcome with hard work, discipline, and dedication to the job.

You Have a Sense of Adventure
If you love to travel, driving loads across America will surely satisfy your thirst for adventure! You can see some incredible sights in your work as a truck driver – sights that the average American who stays in their hometown will never experience.

It’s Not Easy, But It’s Worth It
The transportation industry helps keep America moving. It can be incredibly rewarding to do your part in providing the service that keeps the country running. The work might be tough, but the demand is high and you know you’ll always have a job.

Join the ranks of America’s truck drivers by earning your CDL at United Truck Driving School in Murfreesboro, TN! We’ve helped hundreds of men and women enter a fulfilling new profession as drivers.

Now more than ever, new truck drivers are needed to keep our country going. UTDS is committed to maintaining safe facilities for our students, faculty and staff. In addition to practicing hand washing and social distancing, other steps we are taking in response to the pandemic include daily sanitizing in common areas, per person sanitizing of our trucks, and wearing masks in all common areas. We understand that many are concerned about COVID-19 safety, and we want to make sure our students can receive excellent CDL training in a safe environment.