What does a Driver do?
A driver is responsible for transporting either cargo or passenger from one location to another. They are responsible for the safe transit of the passengers or cargo. A few of the main duties of a driver are following traffic laws, correctly following the right route, ensure that there is enough gas, and maintain a clean car interior. They also have to be very timely and know where they are going.
A driver does not need any experience but should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. One of the most important skills that a driver will have is their ability to navigate through traffic. Another skill is upbeat attitude as the driver will need to make sure that the clients are satisfied with their service. They also need to be able to drive defensively to protect the passengers or cargo.
Average Base Pay
“You get to pick your own hours which helped me with school and its base pay was good too.”
“Long hours and demanding work however this really is a role in which you get out what you put in.”
“I have met new people and I have enjoyed the fun and professional environment we have at NeuLife.”
“They handle the high end and complex stuff and really work well together to get it done.”
“It is great that you can make your own schedule and dash whenever you can.”
“The pay was decent I only made $40 and then decided it was for me.”
“I bought a new iphone 11 so I could take the best images and they did not pay me!!!”
“70 hours a week that is not optimal for car expenses compare to a normal job.”
Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a driver
When working as a driver, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are English Language, CDL Hazmat, Dedicated CDL, Drop and Hook and Excellent Customer Service.
- Bus Driver
- Delivery Driver
- School Bus Driver
- Truck Driver
The most common qualifications to become a driver is a minimum of a GED / High School Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.