So You Want to Be a Truck Driver? What to Expect


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So you want to be a truck driver? There is a lot that comes with the profession. Truck driving is not for everyone, but for some people it is a great career to be in. Gray Transportation is looking for qualified drivers who are ready for an exciting career in the trucking industry. We offer great benefits and experience pay. Whether you are new to trucking or have many years of experience, Gray Transportation is wants to work with you. In today’s blog, we will show you what to expect when truck driving and you can see if Gray Transportation is a good fit for your life.

What to expect if you are a truck driver:

  1. Each day is different. You may be in Iowa in the morning and by the afternoon you are on the edge of Kansas making a delivery. Trucking is perfect for people who are interested in seeing the country through the front windshield. Being a trucker means you have to expect the unexpected and go with the flow.
  2. You will have plenty of alone time. Depending on your personality, this can be a good or bad thing. Alone time can be therapeutic because you have time to think. Your alone time can help you love your job more, so if you enjoy solitude, truck driving with Gray Transportation is for you.
  3. Trucking takes a lot of self-discipline. Trucking comes with deadlines and you have certain miles you must drive each day, so you need to plan your time wisely. Self-discipline will get you up in the wee hours of the morning and it will keep you pushing through those last 100 miles. If you have what it takes to keep on trucking, you have found the perfect career.

There are many benefits to truck driving with Gray Transportation. Now that you have a glimpse as to what to expect, we want you to join our team of skill truck drivers. It takes a special person to be a truck driver, so contact us today for more information.