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Truck Driving Careers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Considering a career as a professional truck driver opens the doors to a lifetime of job opportunities. There are several different types of jobs available for truck drivers. Two of the types of drivers are the TL (TRUCKLOAD), TL CARRIER and the LTL (LESS-THAN-TRUCKLOAD) and LTL CARRIER. To understand the difference please read the trucking terms below.

TRUCKING TERMS:

 
TL (TRUCKLOAD): The quantity of freight required to fill a trailer, usually more than 10,000 pounds.

TL CARRIER: Trucking company which dedicates trailers to a single shipper's cargo.

LTL (Less-than-Truckload): A quantity of freight less than that required for the application of a truckload (TL) rate: usually less than 10,000 pounds.

LTL CARRIER: Trucking company which consolidate less-than-truckload for multiple destinations on one vehicle.
 
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Being a professional truck driver's goes beyond the driver's seat. Many experienced truck drivers move on to a new beginning with their current company as a driver recruiter, dispatcher, or a Safety and Compliance director. These advancement come with more responsibilities and even more room for career advancement.
 
To have a successful career in the trucking industries you need to learn the THREE KEYS TO SUCCEED.

The Right Attitude: Having a good attitude can help you stay positive and not overreact. Every career has its challenges. The right attitude will makes you more professional and safety conscious driver. This will earn you more money and more enjoyment from your career.

Adjusting to life on the road: The lifestyle of a trucker is very demanding. Making the adjustment as a truck driver is the second key to a successful career. You'll be traveling around the country and seeing new places. Every day can and will usually be a new adventure. The demands of the job are different from the old 9 to 5 job. During the first year as a truck driver, you'll be learning to balance the demands of your new career with the demands of your family life. Remember not everyone can do this job.

Stick with it: As with any job opportunity, there will be challenges to overcome. There is a huge benefit to stay with your company for at least 12 months. It is easy to think that the grass is greener on the other side, but the facts and statistics tell a different story. When a new driver stays with a company for a year or more, that driver will make a lot more money in his or her career.

Remember there is always fear in anything new you try. But to over come the FEAR is by KNOWLEDGE. That is what you will receive at AGS Truck Driver Training and Consultants.
Contact AGS Truck Driver Training and Consultants today in Las Vegas, Nevada at (702) 566-8008 to learn more about the types of truck driving careers.