Going from truck driver school to driving a big rig on your own is a huge step, and one that makes most new drivers very nervous. If you’re feeling uncomfortable about hitting the open road by yourself for the first time, you can boost your confidence by reminding yourself that you obtain the skills necessary to safely operate a tractor-trailer. After all, you needed those skills to obtain your Class A CDL in the first place. For tips on boosting your confidence and putting your mind at ease, watch this short video clip.
If you want to feel confident about your CDL training, attend a truck driver training program in Portland that has a track record of success and is committed to providing all the training you need to pass your CDL exam. And to feel more confident about your job options following completion of truck driver training, look for a school that offers lifetime job placement assistance for Class A CDL holders.