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Top 10 qualities of a great truck driver - infographic

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Life as the King of the Road can provide a rewarding career. But no-one said being in control of a heavy vehicle carrying expensive cargo and meeting critical deadlines was easy. To see if you’re cut out for truck driving, have a look at the Top 10 qualities that all great truck drivers share.

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Top 10 qualities of a great truck driver - infographic

  1. 1. Life as the King of the Road can provide a rewarding career. But no-one said being in control of a heavy vehicle carrying expensive cargo and meeting critical deadlines was easy. To see if you’re cut out for truck driving, have a look at the Top 10 qualities that all great truck drivers share. Safety is always first because without a safe driving record, your truck driving career is over. www.nationalheavyhaulage.com.au TOP 10 QUALITIES OF A GREAT TRUCK DRIVER 1. SAFE Great truck drivers have to be honest regarding laws, employers, customers and themselves. 2. HONEST Drivers need to manage paperwork, document and report mechanical issues and much more. 3. RESPONSIBLE Predictable routes can often carry a higher risk of driver fatigue than complicated ones. 4. ALERT Great truck drivers understand that they’re the vital link in the logistics chain. 5. RELIABLE Drivers deal with rapidly changing events can be the difference between a good driver and a great driver. 6. RESILIENT Great truck drivers need to know how to communicate courteously with people including other drivers, dock workers and service staff. 7. COURTEOUS Great drivers need to be good at working independently, not only because they spend most of their time on the road alone. 8. INDEPENDENT Knowing the ins and outs of how your truck works helps keep you safe, can potentially save you time and money. 9. MECHANICALLY MINDED Great truck drivers need to be ready mentally and physically for the long-haul. 10. FIT Top 10 qualities of a great truck driverMay 2016 National Heavy Haulage If you’re seriously considering a career in truck driving or if you just need to get your load from A to B, get in touch with us at National Heavy Haulage. We provide dependable and traceable heavy haulage transport solutions. No matter how heavy or oversized your load, we have the equipment, experience and support to deliver on time and budget. nationalheavyhaulage.com.au/news/213-top-10-qualities-of-a-great-truck-drive www.nationalheavyhaulage.com.au +

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