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This site features many jobs in the trucking industry.

This is the online version of Truckers News magazine. It has news, articles, online bulletin boards to communicate with other truckers, and links to information on schools and jobs.

Professional Truck Driver Institute, Inc. (PTDI)
In addition to general information about trucking, this site provides a full list of schools with certified courses and links to job postings.

Trucking information and news can be found here, along with job postings.

This site has many listings for trucking jobs, as well as other jobs in transportation.


Farr, J. Michael. America's Top Jobs for People without a Four-Year Degree. Fifth ed. Indianapolis, IN: JIST Works, Inc., 2001.
This book provides a general overview of trucking and has information on other careers that do not require a college degree.

Professional Truck Driver Institute of America. Trucking: Tractor-Trailer Driver Handbook/Workbook. Orange, CA: Career Publishing Incorporated, 1997.
You'll find everything you need to know about becoming a truck driver and about the trucking industry in this book.

Research and Education Association. The Best Home Study Guide for the Commercial Driver License Exam. Piscataway, NJ: Research and Education Association, 2001.
This guide helps you to prepare for taking the commercial driver's license exam. It includes practice tests.

Schauer, Donald D. Careers in Trucking. New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2000.
This book provides an overview of the many different careers in trucking. It also gives advice on how to get a job in the trucking industry.


Careers in Trucking
This brochure, sponsored by the Professional Truck Driver Institute, can be downloaded from the Web site listed above. It describes how to get into a career in truck driving and provides information on how to choose a truck driving school.


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