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4 Reasons You Should Consider a Career as a Truck Driver

December 21, 2021


Did you know that there are approximately Se3.5 million truck drivers in the United States? Truck driving is the most common job in 29 states, according to Teletrac Navman! These statistics make you wonder how many people are in the trucking industry. If you find yourself intrigued by changing career paths or unhappy in your current role, here are four reasons you should consider a career as a truck driver!


Do you love to travel? Have you ever wanted to drive across the country? When you become a truck driver, you can expect to drive an average of 2,000 – 3,000 miles per week. If you desire to travel, truck driving could be the career choice for you.

At Spectra360, our transportation division is currently hiring for our clients in California, Nevada, Arizona, and the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about our driving opportunities, click here.

Job Stability

Did you hear about what happened at Better.com? Their CEO recently made headlines after laying off 900 employees via Zoom. There’s no reason you should be in a career that constantly has you thinking about whether you’ll get laid off. As a truck driver, your role is essential to every business that delivers products to their customers, so we consider truck driving a stable opportunity.   

Fast Training

Truck driving school helps students pass the CDL exam. On average, the training programs take seven weeks to complete. Unlike other occupations, you do not need to spend years preparing for a career. Seven weeks compared to four years is a huge difference!

Find truck driving schools and CDL training facilities nationwide! To get started, click here.

Competitive Benefits

Now more than ever, companies are offering their drivers competitive benefits and generous compensation packages. They want to ensure that they’re getting the best drivers possible when shipping their goods across the country. Health insurance, retirement plans, and performance pay are just a few examples many trucking companies provide for their employees. Depending on what you’re looking for, we recommend doing your homework on potential employers to see if they offer what you need to take care of yourself and your family.  

Need extra help on the various benefits companies are offering? Get connected with a Spectra360 recruiter! Simply email your resume to resumes@spectra360.com.

Are you ready to embark on a career as a truck driver? Click here to view our open jobs!

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