What do you think is the first thing you learn when learning how to drive a truck?

What’s under the hood?

The 1st Thing You Need to Learn in How to Drive a Truck

Well, yeah. We do show you what to check for to make sure that your truck is in proper running order. The last thing you want is to break down out on the road.

After the basic under-the-hood checklist, guess what’s the first thing you’re going to learn when you get behind the wheel for the first time?

Backing up. With the trailer hitched. Every time you’re behind the wheel while you’re training, you’re hauling the trailer. Why? You need to learn how to properly maneuver the truck with the load you’ll be carrying.

Here are a couple of examples of what happens when you don’t learn how to drive a truck the right way, the first time…

Yeah, these video are funny. Nevertheless, you have to  realize that you are liable for any damage you cause when driving a truck. And the company you’re working for, will likely fire you.

Of course, there are a lot of fly-by-night, online, cheap ways to get your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). However, when real life happens, what you don’t know how to do properly, will definitely hurt you.

Here’s another example of what NOT to do when trucking on the highway and you realized you missed your exit.

So if you’re thinking of joining the ranks of professional truck and bus drivers, check us out. Contact us here.

And let me throw in a bit of good news regarding the Arizona economic outlook. Just in case you were wondering if there was work out there for truck drivers, the answer is YES! According to this Phoenix Business Journal article, the industries of transportation and warehousing were one of the largest contributors to the state’s economic growth. The jobs are here and we can help you get one!

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