I am currently 55 years old and would like to pursue a second career in the trucking industry, preferably over the road, at age 55 am I still eligible to obtain a CDL and can I expect to be employed?

I am currently 55 years old and would like to pursue a second career in the trucking industry, preferably over the road, at age 55 am I still eligible to obtain a CDL and can I expect to be employed?

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Nov 06, 2012
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will they employ you
by: wesley

Yes you can obtain a cdl and you can be hired this has been done by individuals a lot older then you.when it come to trucking companys especially major trucking companies.



There is no cutoff age only you must be at least 21yrs old to be hired by any of them you have no problem meeting that requirement as long as you are in good health and can pass their physical remember even though you passed a dot physical you still have to pass a company physical but before all that u still need to go to truck school that's usually about 3 to 4 wks get past all of that and you'll be on your way good luck.

Oct 24, 2012
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by: John Steven

I am 56 and myself looking at going trucking, tire of boring job and low pay.

Oct 23, 2012
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44 years trucking and retired
by: john b

at the age of 55 your not to old i repeat not to old. find a good school where you can actually learn something. be careful of the trucking company you choose do not be afraid to ask them questions about there company.

be careful of them blowing smoke at you. try and find a trainer with some trucking experience and can teach you something of value. lots of luck if you have any questions please feel free to contact me jbourque@netins.net

Oct 21, 2012
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Good for you
by: Anonymous

Yes, yes, and anything is possible! Good luck.

Oct 21, 2012
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New Rules for Truck Drivers
by: David M. Engler


"Have to take a REFRESHER COURSE to get back in"

Contact your local trucking school in your area
for fees. Between trucking companys & their insurnce companys have set up this new RULE !

Good luck & stay clean! David M. Engler

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