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Specialty Truck Driving / Heavy Equipment Operator / Transportation Operator
Official Resource National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools www.napftds.org
Truck drivers use heavy vehicles to transport goods and materials from one area to another.
A truck driver may perform the following tasks:
Truck drivers may drive company-owned vehicles or be owner-drivers. Owner-drivers must obtain their own delivery work. Truck drivers carry a wide variety of goods, including flammable substances, raw materials, building materials, manufactured goods, livestock and refrigerated products. Being a truck driver may mean early starts and days away from family and friends. Modern technology has improved the driver's comfort with some trucks equipped with bunks, televisions, refrigerators and ergonomically designed seats.
Transport managers organise and control the operations of a transportation business. The transport manager's role is becoming increasingly specialised and sophisticated. Transport managers need a thorough understanding of the transport industry and how the four principal modes of transport (road, rail, sea and air) interact:
Road Passenger (bus, coach, taxi) transport provided by both government agencies and private companies; goods transport related to general carriers such as courier, taxi truck and heavy haulage services; and the operations of large commercial enterprises which have delivery vehicles such as bakeries, meat and food processors.
Rail Passenger transport in the metropolitan area and passenger and goods transport provided in the country and interstate.
Air Passenger and goods transport provided by private, domestic and overseas airlines.
Sea Passenger and goods transport provided by local and overseas shipping companies.
Transport managers may perform the following tasks: