Truck Drivers - What They Do


Employment Requirements

1. You usually need a high school diploma.

2. You usually receive on-the-job training.

3. You must have a Class "D" licence to drive straight trucks.

4. You need a Class "A" license to drive articulated trucks.

5. Drivers who operate vehicles equipped with air brakes must have air brake endorsements.

6. You need Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certification to transport hazardous products or dangerous goods.

Essential Skills

1. Customer service

2. Mechanics

3. Computer use (Global Positioning System)