FAQs

We do our best to make your search for the perfect truck driving job easy. To help you with your search, we have listed a few answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) from visitors to TheTrucker.com/Jobs.

If you have any other questions when searching our truck driving job listings, applying for truck driving jobs, or if you want to send us your comments, suggestions or feedback, please Contact Us. We’d love to hear from you!

What is the overall mission of TheTrucker.com/Jobs?

The overall mission of TheTrucker.com/Jobs is to help professional truck drivers find quality truck driving jobs, and to help trucking companies find quality truck drivers. In addition, TheTrucker.com provides Truck Driving Job Resources to assist truck drivers when searching for jobs and has the latest and most comprehensive news affecting the trucking industry with our award-winning journalism and news coverage that is informative, objective and engaging.

What search criteria can be used when searching for truck driving jobs on TheTrucker.com?

To make your truck driving job search easy, TheTrucker.com allows you to search for truck driving jobs listings multiple ways:

· By driver type, route type and/or trailer (equipment) type;
· By city, designated market area (DMA), state or region of the US;
· By trucking company;
· By experience and/or endorsement required for a job; or
· By any other key word search criteria!

When searching for truck driving jobs, you may set the search criteria that fits the jobs you are seeking, and you may set the search criteria as specific or general as you want.

What are the different truck driver types, route types and trailer (equipment) types used to categorize the truck driver job listing?

TheTrucker.com provides a complete explanation of truck driver types, route types and trailer (equipment) types in Truck Driving Job Resources to assist truck drivers with their job search. Refer to this page to answer your frequently asked questions (FAQs) about truck driving jobs and the trucking industry.

What is a CDL and what is the differences between Class A CDL, Class B CDL and Class C CDL?

The type or “class” of CDL (commercial driver license) required is dependent on the commercial motor vehicle you will be driving. In general, a driver may hold a CDL in one of three classes: Class A, Class B, and Class C. TheTrucker.com provides a complete explanation of CDLs and the classes of CDL licenses in Truck Driving Job Resources to assist truck drivers with their job search. Refer to this page to answer your frequently asked questions (FAQs) about truck driving jobs and the trucking industry.

How quickly is my truck driver job application processed and submitted to the trucking companies hiring truck drivers?

TheTrucker.com processes job applications through its proprietary application processing system (APS) which uses a sophisticated algorithm to match and automatically send qualified driver applications to the trucking companies in real time. So, your job application is processed and submitted to the trucking company hiring drivers immediately after it has matched your qualification to the job requirements.

How quickly can I expect the trucking companies to contact me after submitting my truck driving job application?

Response times from the trucking company will vary based on various factors, including the urgency of the hiring needs of each carrier, the amount of resources each company dedicates to processing applications and the number applications each company receives. Applicants will increase their chances of being contacted by a carrier by applying to all jobs that meet their qualifications.

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Will I receive a response from every trucking company that my truck driving jobs application was submitted?

Trucking companies may or not may respond to all truck driving jobs applications, depending on each company’s hiring policies and procedures and current driver needs. Also, it is possible that a trucking company may not respond to truck driving job applicants if their truck driving experience does not match their minimum hiring requirements or immediate truck driver hiring needs. Applicants will increase their chances of being contacted by a carrier by applying to all jobs that meet their qualifications.

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Are new truck driving job listings added to TheTrucker.com/Jobs regularly?

Yes! TheTrucker.com adds and updates its truck driving job listings immediately as new truck driving job listings are received from trucking companies hiring truck drivers. Whether you’re a company driver, owner-operator, lease-purchase driver, team driver or student driver, TheTrucker.com has the most up to date local, regional and OTR job listings in the trucking industry.

Does it cost anything to submit a truck driver job application on TheTrucker.com?

Absolutely not! TheTrucker.com is intended to be a comprehensive truck driving job resource which is FREE to use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. TheTrucker.com provides the highest quality truck driving job listings and the best Truck Driving Job Resources to assist truck drivers when searching for a job.

Can I subscribe to weekly The Trucker eNewsletter and/or The Trucker newspaper bi-monthly print edition?

Yes! In addition to the latest and most comprehensive trucking industry news and truck driver job listings on TheTrucker.com, we deliver each week’s leading news stories, current events and featured truck driving jobs listings directly to your desktop, laptop and mobile device in The Trucker eNewsletter. To subscribe to The Trucker eNewsletter, Click Here.

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Is my personal information secure when submitting my job application, subscribing to The Trucker eNewsletter or The Trucker newspaper print edition on TheTrucker.com?

Yes! The privacy of your personal information is important to us. The information you provide when submitting a truck driving job application, subscribing to The Trucker eNewsletter or subscribing to The Trucker Newspaper print edition is secured by an encrypted SSL security certificate. See our Privacy Policy.