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Truck Driving – One Career That Doesn’t Discriminate

The great outdoors has always been the bastion of the beer swilling loudmouthed male – even wives were frowned upon anywhere near the workplace. However, there has been one occupation where females have been accepted almost as readily males, and that has been in the trucking industry.

Times are changing. You can now see women driving bulldozers or front end loaders, however, when it comes to statistics, there 100 women truck drivers for every woman driving a earth moving equipment.

In fact, it is not just women, truck driving has been one industry where males and females, young and old and people from all walks of life have been employed and able to work together with minimal friction.

Because truck driving involves traveling, often from one side of the country to the other, it has been seen a little like driving internationally. As you cross state borders you are driving on someone elses turf – if they accept a female driver, so do you. If you accept 60 year old drivers, they will too.

It’s never too late to start a career as a truck driver. Many women, for example, start their truck driving careers once the kids have left the nest. It becomes their escape as well.

ATS Heavy Equipment Training Schools doesn’t discriminate either. Whether your young, old, male, female, it doesn’t matter. If you want to be a truck driver then we will do our best to help you achieve that career goal.

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