Pros: meet new and interesting people and places.
Cons: sacrifice your home life for the road.
Load or unload, or assists in loading and unloading truck.
Maintained driver log according to I.C.C. Regulations.
Obtains customer's signature or collects payment for services.
Read bill of lading to determine assignment.
Worked as a member of two-person team driving tractor with sleeper bunk behind cab.
Obeyed traffic laws, and follow established traffic – more... and transportation procedures.
Present bills and receipts, and collect payments for goods delivered or loaded.
Read maps, and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
Verified the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
Inspect truck and trailer before and after trips and submit report indicating truck and trailer condition.
Reported delays or accidents.
Drove truck to weigh station before and after loading, and along route to document weight and conform to state regulations.
Copied, faxed, organized, completed paperwork.
Get to travel to different states – less