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Tractor Trailer Truck Driver Resume

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Long-haul truck drivers deliver products that have to be sent from one location to the other, usually taking 3 to 4 days to complete cross-country expeditions. These are big tractors typically pulling trailers of 53 feet and moving frozen or dry foods and products from producers or distributors to neighboring warehouses or distributors. Some of them deliver fuel or cars and others big vans with domestic goods.

Long haul truck drivers driving a vehicle of 26,001 pounds or even more are entailed by the Department of Transportation to possess a commercial driver's license. The majority of trucking firms entail candidates to be minimum 21 years old and get their license through a vocational course or a truck driving school. Some trucking firms have their own instructing programs and as well hire applicants from other schools.

Truck drivers typically get on the job training which schools them about the tasks to be performed, about dangerous materials and the company's policies and protection training. The Professional Truck Driver Institute accredits training schools that follow industry standards and federal guidelines.

Drivers that move dangerous materials ought to be finger-printed and should have a clean criminal record check to get a certain endorsement on their license.

Drivers are in charge of punctual delivery and have to repeatedly arrange their own routes, while assuring that they obey all of the rules of the Department of Transportation. They also have to weigh their trucks once loaded, fill the fuel tank of their trucks, maintain records of their miles and hours driven and examine the vehicles daily. Truck drivers are in charge of light maintenance like fill their tire with air and verifying and tuning brakes.

Sample Resume

Personal details

Name: Frank Davis
Address: 66, North Drive
Bigville, US 84276
Mobile: (777) 988 8767
Home: (773) 652 8722
Email address:
Date: January 28, 2012

Career Objective

Dedicated worker with solid credentials, experience and technical skills seeking an opportunity as tractor trailer driver.

List of Skills:

  • Over 8 years of experience in the field
  • Rich experience of driving 18 straight trucks and wheelers with 5, 9, 10 and 13 transmission speeds
  • Mechanical abilities; carry out small mending and maintenance of the vehicle
  • Reliable and dependable with a sociable attitude
  • Organized and competent; demonstrated clean track record
  • Outstanding driving record; securely run vehicles under stressful conditions

Working History

  • Company: XYZ Company, Bergville, US 2002 to 2010
  • Designation: Tractor Trailer Truck Driver (Long-haul)

Job Responsibilities

  • Carried tile and linked products between more than 10 locations
  • Administered all the facts regarding fleet upholding, DMV needs and vehicle registrations
  • Expertly navigated all of the most important highways all over the South, North and West regions
  • Acquainted with international and domestic unloading and loading procedures and pick-up points
  • Performed tailgate delivery and ran forklifts to drop off product
  • Worked out mileage on zip code-driven, windows-based Proficiency Program application
  • Upheld on-going activity and expenses logs

Certifications and Licenses

  • Bondable Class A License with Hazmat and Tank
  • Triples and Doubles endorsement

High School Diploma, ABC High School, Bergville

Areas of interest

  • Driving
  • Painting
  • Travelling


Will be available upon request.

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