Local Driving Jobs | CDL Jobs Trucking Applications  Page Break If you are looking after someone or have other responsibilities, you may be looking for local driving jobs. It is unfortunate that local driving jobs often do not pay as much as regional or over the road jobs. These jobs are also harder to find in some areas. Many drivers prefer to stay local, and there can be some competition for these trucking jobs in densely populated regions. Being out on the road for days and weeks at a time is exhausting for many drivers. If you like being close to home then you know that OTR is not for everyone.

Those of us who have responsibilities that limit our ability to go out on the road can still enjoy gainful employment driving locally. There are several benefits local driving jobs offer. Local drivers still get paid a great wage in comparison to the national average. It is nice to be able to be part of your family's and friends' lives when you are working truck driving jobs.

Experience the Right Trucking Jobs

You can increase your chances of finding the best position for you by keeping your eyes open and being prepared for job opportunities. If you are a good driver and have a good record, there is no reason you should be out of work or making less money than you are worth. When you are job searching, find out what other drivers think about the jobs available and the carriers who are hiring.

Experienced Drivers are Preferred for Local Driving Jobs

It is considerably easier to find an OTR job as a new graduate than it is to find a local job. Local trucking companies typically prefer experienced drivers. Because so many drivers want to stay at home, there can be considerable competition for local routes. It is worth noting that new graduates have much to gain from taking a regional or OTR job in their first year. It is good to gain a solid base of experience before looking for a local job.

Find Jobs in the Right Places

If you are looking for CDL jobs, you will appreciate that we developed our job listings with your needs in mind, and have made a great effort to improve job-seeking tools for drivers. You can search for trucking jobs around the country. Look for your area of specialty or the type of rig you drive on CDLjobs.com. You will be able to apply online for free to any of the listings. Find an incredible variety of regional, OTR and local driving jobs here.