In our second article on how to become a truck driver, RSG special contributor Jon Knope shares what life is like on the road as a truck driver and what you can expect from a truck driver salary. You can read Jon’s first article, How to Become a Truck Driver here.
In my last article on how to become a truck driver, I went over how to get a commercial drivers license (CDL). As you might have gathered, trucking is a lot more demanding than rideshare. The inflexible multi-week shifts, electronic logging devices, and lengthy training time are understandably a big turn-off for a lot of folks. At the same time, a truck driver salary can be pretty lucrative, even from the beginning.