From owning your own truck to working for a company as a driver, there are many routes available to truckers in Minnesota.
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If you’re 18 or older and have a valid Minnesota Drivers License, the first step to getting behind the wheel is obtaining your Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP).

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earn your cdl & complete your training

Schools and training courses within Minnesota offer a chance to learn from other industry professionals on the fast track to success.

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Beyond your training, there’s a written exam and a behind-the-wheel test. With the right training, you’ve got this! From there, you’ll earn your CDL and be completely road-worthy.

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get to work

Once you’re certified and licensed to drive truck, you can choose to specialize in a certain type of haul, and be selective about the company you work for—you can even work for yourself as an owner/operator.