Is there anywhere an 18yr old can become a over the road truck driver?
Im 18yrs old, and its always been a dream of mine to be able to see the country, i wanted to know if there was anywhere that would hire a 18yr old for a over the road truck driver?
Asked By: kadu_kunze - 8/28/2006
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My suggestion would be for you to find a company that will be willing to allow you to enter into their training program. Most trucking company's insurance companies require the drivers to be either 21 or 25 years of age with at least 2 years of experience. In Texas you can drive within the state but you need a driving... More
Answered By: Can do it man - 8/28/2006
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You can only drive inside your state with a commercial driver's license until you're 21. Over the road, or interstate driving requires that you've reached your 21st birthday.
Answered By: Stuart - 8/28/2006
You need to go in and get your CDL's at the BMV. If you cant get them until 21, then the answer is no.
Answered By: Gary Mac Bone J - 8/28/2006
My best friend just went to a community college and got his Class A CDL with several other endorsements, and he tells me no. You can drive a truck at 18 but you can't really leave the state. But, I still encourage you to achieve your dream. Im a pilot, and love every second of it.
Answered By: BigtymeAviator - 8/28/2006
why dont you check with your bmb,
Answered By: teddybearleogirl - 8/28/2006
sorry, got to be 21 or 23 by FEDERAL LAW. unless your on a farm. Go to a diesel LEASE shop and get a job there for now They will give you all the HELP you need when your legal, and you get to drive them in the yard, That 's what i did years ago.
Answered By: rhemaspirea - 8/28/2006
check with a truck driving school if not you can always hire on as a mucker
Answered By: bill j - 8/28/2006
no you got to go to trucking school
Answered By: americanprotrucker - 8/28/2006
no you have to be 21 to drive over the road nobody will hire an 18 year old. sorry but you will be able to drive for city state and county government but you cant do OTR tell you turn 21 then your set
Answered By: rjm_333 - 8/28/2006
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