Is 46 too old to get into trucking?

I am a 46 year old male looking to get into trucking is this a good career choice at my age?

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Jul 08, 2019
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Never to Old NEW
by: Spitfire

Of course my husband (Bobairian) started driving at 16 years old ( when he started the rules were different)and finally gave up the road at 78. Yes I said "78" ! I was with him living on the truck for 30 of those years as a "professional seat cover". We loved every minute of going long haul and when he quit he still had job offers . My only comment for you is to keep your record clean, keep your distance from others and enjoy the scenery. You are not to old.. My husband was only sick 6 days before he passed at 83. I still have the itch to be on a truck every time I see one it is a wonderful career.

Jul 31, 2018
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46 new career NEW
by: Anonymous

Yes, it's a good career choice. You have plenty of time to set up a good pension plan through a trucking company.

Jul 31, 2018
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Is 46 too old for trucking? NEW
by: Anonymous

Many drivers retire from some job in their 60's & 70's then start a new career in trucking. There's no age discrimination in trucking.

Jul 30, 2018
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There are people getting into trucking at 50
by: Hervy

No age is too old as long as you can pass the DOT physical. These days trucking companies are pretty tolerant as well.

If you have a good driving and criminal record and are in good health you can likely get a trucking job. You age at 46 definitely won't hold you back.

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