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Trucking in Michigan is nearly the best thing going for the area these days. There is still a relatively high unemployment rate but a truck drivers can find a trucking company in Michigan that is hiring at anytime.

Michigan may be best known for the city of Detroit and it's automobile production but Michigan is also the 3rd largest producer of Christmas tress.

Other freight that will need to haul hauled which includes but is not limited to cereal products, iron and copper,furniture and military equipment. I am a pizza nut so I have to tell you this...Domino's and Little Caesars was founded in Michigan!  I digress....lol

Local Trucking Jobs and CDL Training

There are all types of trucking companies and jobs in Michigan.  You only have to search and keep your eyes open.  Below you can type in the city that you live in plus CDL training or Trucking Job to find the closet opportunity near you.

There is CDL training in places such as...

  • Cadillac
  • Coldwater
  • Detroit
  • Flint
  • Muskegon
  • Port Huron
  • Saginaw
  • Sterling Heights

Plus many more locations.  Search and find what is closest to where you live.  Community colleges are always what I suggest drivers to check into first.

Michigan Trucking Resources

These are local Michigan resources for truckers and travelers that visit the site. If you don't see resources that you need on this page, do a search. If you have resources that truckers and the industry should know about, please post a comment.

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CDL Training


The best route to your CDL depends on your situation.

If there is a community college near you, it may be your best choice.

However, there are many good private schools programs too. Some people will have no choice but attending trucking company training and many of those are good too. Some questions to ask...

  • How long will you have to drive for them to pay off the training?
  • What is the penalty for breaking contract? (If possible, don't break the contract.)
  • How many hours behind the wheel drive time
  • What expenses are you responsible for during training?
  • How much is pay after getting your CDL? Some pay is a set amount and some pay mileage. You just need to know what to expect.

    I just think it is important because most drivers assume they will be getting a regular trucker's salary. Often not true.

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