HOW TO BE A TRUCK DRIVER TANKER’S
“Tankers are a very different animal”, you have to know the way your truck will react. “It’ takes a different kind of driver to haul tankers some are called suicide jockeys. Tanker’s require skill and experience above regular truck drivers. “Truck driving tanker jobs ebb and flow depending on economic indexes that affect oil and other freight hauled by a tanker.” Tanker companies are always looking for good tanker truck drivers. You will need a tanker and Haz- mat endorsement on your CD (commercial driver license), and one of the best ways is to train as an entry level driver with a new company that hauls tankers. Companys like prime will completely train you on a tanker truck. There are also local tanker truck driving jobs you can deliver everything from gasoline to milk and be home every night! Tanker truck drivers specialize in loading and unloading liquids and gas many of these will be hazardous materials. You will be required to take the haz- mat and tanker truck driver courses. Driving a tanker truck can be stressful and most jobs are local stops on the same routes so it’s a good routine. Driving a tanker truck is very different you have special stopping distance, and rollover’s you will have to slow way down for curves and coming to a stop. Skid control is very important because with a tanker you can’t make sudden quick maneuvers or you will roll over! “But the opportunity to make a lot of money driving a tanker truck are very good indeed ho ho!!