Would you like to have a career that gives you freedom? Then being a truck driver might appeal to you. Of course, like any job, there are challenges, downsides, or drawbacks, but on the whole, it can be pretty rewarding too.

Aside from the emotionally satisfying feeling of being your own boss, trucking can be financially rewarding as well — especially if you have a good driving record and have all the required licenses.

In truck driving, the more experienced you are and the more skills and qualifications you have, the more advantages you get when it comes to landing a high position, salary increases, and a whole lot more.

But are you worried that you didn’t go to college? Not a problem. A college degree is not required. Thus, truck driving is a promising and dependable occupation for people who couldn’t or don’t want to get college degrees. What’s more important is your actual knowledge, maturity, and experience.

Did you know that 3.5 million people earn a living today by driving trucks? That’s right. And about 8.7 million people make a living in the industry. And even if there is a great deal of growth forecasted in the next few years, there is still an acute shortage of truckers even to this very day.

So how do you succeed? The key to earning more money or advancing your career is to demonstrate and hone your skills, ability, safety, and reliability.