The average age of an American truck driver is 50 years old. While the trucking industry looks for ways to recruit new drivers to pursue a lucrative career as an owner-operator, some seasoned truck drivers are pursuing employment again, after retirement. There are more opportunities today than ever before, for cartage drivers to earn a lucrative income. As an owner-operator, the advantages are numerous, including the ability to schedule your own hours, and operate your business with significant tax deductions.
All cartage companies are actively recruiting drivers to meet the growing national demand for freight services. If you are retired, getting back on the road as a licensed CDL driver requires some re-training and education on new safety standards, but the training is relatively fast, and inexpensive. Read more