Truck Driver Interview Questions

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When a problem requires a quick solution, how do you respond?

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List of 25 Truck Driver Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    When a problem requires a quick solution, how do you respond?

  2. 2.

    Does traffic congestion stress you out? How do you handle it?

  3. 3.

    What will our company gain by hiring you as a driver?

  4. 4.

    During your off time, how cautious are you not to get a speeding ticket or DUI?

  5. 5.

    Which other companies are you interviewing with?

  6. 6.

    How much did your truck driving school teach you about mechanics?

  7. 7.

    Have you ever approached a bridge where you did not have clearance? How did you safely turn your truck around?

  8. 8.

    How will you cope with being on the road, away from your family?

  9. 9.

    How would you describe your work ethic?

  10. 10.

    How many tries did it take you to obtain your CDL?

  11. 11.

    Why do you want to be a truck driver?

  12. 12.

    How long do you see yourself as a truck driver?

  13. 13.

    How do you react when another motorist does something you deem to be stupid?

  14. 14.

    Have you ever been convicted of a DUI?

  15. 15.

    Are you okay with working long hours?

  16. 16.

    How strong is your geographical knowledge?

  17. 17.

    Why do you want to work for our trucking company?

  18. 18.

    What do you like most about being a truck driver?

  19. 19.

    What do you know about our trucking company?

  20. 20.

    How often are you late or absent to work?

  21. 21.

    How do you rate your truck driving school?

  22. 22.

    What type of dispatch or radio equipment are you most experienced with?

  23. 23.

    What was the closest you came to have an accident in a truck? Did you learn anything from it?

  24. 24.

    How will you refrain from burning out?

  25. 25.

    Do you have difficulty working in a team environment?