November 15th, 2014 | Phoenix Truck Driving Institute

Truck driving is a unique and exciting career that has many advantages over more traditional “office” jobs. If you are looking for something different than an everyday career, trucking could be the right choice for you.

You’re Paid to Travel

Do you love taking road trips and seeing new places? As a truck driver, you’ll be getting paid to travel as you transport important cargo from one place to another. You won’t have worry about paying for gas or hotels along the way—instead, you will have the opportunity to visit places you may not otherwise be able to see, all while earning your regular wages.

You Have Time to Yourself

While some people thrive on social contact, others prefer to work in a quiet environment where they can have time to themselves. If you are in the latter group, truck driving could be the perfect career for you. As a trucker, you’ll have plenty of time to yourself while you’re on the job. You can choose to create the perfect work environment for your needs while you drive, whether you want to listen to your favorite music or ride in silence as you enjoy the sights.

You’ll Have Job Security

Trucking remains the primary way in which freight is moved across the United States. Qualified truck drivers are in extremely high demand across the nation—in fact, the time has never been better to pursue a career in trucking. As the trucking industry must expand to meet the growing demands of the improving economy, trucking companies are offering better benefits and salaries than ever before. When you become a trucker, you’ll know you are a valuable part of the U.S. economy and that your job will always be important.

If you’d like to explore more of the perks of truck driving with experienced truckers and truck driving instructors, stop by one of Phoenix Truck Driving Institute’s open house events this month. You can also find out more about our CDL courses and lifetime job placement assistance by visiting our comprehensive website or by calling (877) 205-5372.