Home Jobs Rhode Island Truck Driving Jobs

Rhode Island Truck Driving Jobs

Apply for Rhode Island Truck Driving Jobs Below Today!

Though it is the smallest state in the entire country, Rhode Island has a thriving trucking industry that has provided jobs for many educated, skilled truck drivers. Due to the size of the state, working as a truck driver in Rhode Island often means that the vast majority of trucking jobs in this state require interstate travel. If you are at least 21 years old and you have an interstate license, you may be able to enjoy a number of opportunities in the truck driving industry of Rhode Island.

If you are ready to use your CDL to travel around New England or around the United States, you are in the right place. You can begin applying for Rhode Island truck driving jobs right now by looking at our list below.

Discover Rhode Island Truck Driving Salary and Job Information

Overall, the job outlook in Rhode Island mirrors the New England average and the United States average. In the years between 2012 and 2022, O*Net anticipates an 11% increase in Rhode Island driving jobs, hopefully bringing the total number of drivers in the state up to more than 3,200. The salary you earn as a Rhode Island driver depends on how many miles you drive and which routes you take. O*Net reports that the average salary for a Rhode Island driver is $39,200 per year.

A number of national truck driving companies have set up shop in Rhode Island. Many of these companies hire new truck drivers for straight truck or tractor-trailer driving jobs. Prominent employers include TMC Transportation, C.R. England, Groendyke Transport, and CRST Expedited.

Rhode Island has a fairly straightforward process for applicants that want to earn a commercial driver’s license. You must first decide which type of license you want to earn—a Class A, Class B, or Class C driver’s license. You may find it helpful to attend a truck driving training course for your license class. In a two-to-eight week training course, you can learn about driving laws, basic driving techniques, and how to maneuver a truck on the road.

When you’re ready to begin the licensing process, you should to your local Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles department to take the required tests. The first test is a written test that covers everything found in the driver’s manual. Upon passing this test, you can take your skills test.

The skills test includes three parts, and your driving class should prepare you for all three parts. When you pass the skills test, you may receive a CDL that is valid for five years.The prospect of starting a career in a completely new field can be a bit overwhelming, which is why we often recommend that you join a local trucking association. The Rhode Island Trucking Association is the most prominent organization in the state.

Joining this group can help you quickly get a foothold in the state’s trucking industry. You can learn about driving laws, compliance updates, and job openings. Other membership benefits include educational seminars, dental insurance, and discounted DOT supplies.

Truck Driving Jobs Near Me

Trucking Carriers Near Me

Bristol Marine
Bristol, RI
  • Intrastate Non-Hazmat Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 5 Trucks and 17 Drivers
C Brito Construction Co Inc
Bristol, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 22 Trucks and 19 Drivers
Cde Corporation
Foster, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 17 Trucks and 18 Drivers
Central Nurseries Inc
Johnston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 28 Trucks and 19 Drivers
City Of East Providence
East Providence, RI
  • Intrastate Non-Hazmat Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 31 Trucks and 57 Drivers
Clean Care Of New England Inc
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 4 Trucks and 24 Drivers
Consolidated Concrete Corp
East Providence, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 15 Trucks and 15 Drivers
Danis Transportation
East Providence, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 22 Trucks and 22 Drivers
Don Mar Frame & Moulding
East Providence, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 22 Trucks and 19 Drivers
Flagship Trailways
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 15 Trucks and 26 Drivers
Gpl Construction Inc
Glendale, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 24 Trucks and 18 Drivers
H-N Trucking Inc
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 26 Trucks and 26 Drivers
Hareld Glass Co Inc
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 8 Trucks and 17 Drivers
J H Lynch & Sons Inc
Cumberland, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 37 Trucks and 52 Drivers
J Line Transportation
East Providence, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 33 Trucks and 29 Drivers
Jtl Landscaping LLC
Foster, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 28 Trucks and 20 Drivers
Macera & Martini Transportation Inc
Johnston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 39 Trucks and 25 Drivers
North-Eastern Tree Service Inc
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 35 Trucks and 27 Drivers
O'Brian Warehousing & Logistics
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 17 Trucks and 20 Drivers
Ocean State Cpl Inc
East Providence, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 12 Trucks and 16 Drivers
Ocean State Transit LLC
Exeter, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 275 Trucks and 279 Drivers
Pet Food Experts Inc
Cumberland, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 23 Trucks and 26 Drivers
Rockstar Limo & All Occasion Transportation
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 13 Trucks and 28 Drivers
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 17 Trucks and 20 Drivers
Sentinel Limousine Ltd Inc
East Providence, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 4 Trucks and 22 Drivers
Sterling Trucking Inc
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 43 Trucks and 43 Drivers
Tilcon Gammino Inc
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 47 Trucks and 31 Drivers
Tomaquag Valley Farm Milk Transportation Inc
Bradford, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 10 Trucks and 16 Drivers
Waste Management Of Rhode Island Inc
Cranston, RI
  • Interstate Trucking Company
  • Fleet Consisting of 119 Trucks and 111 Drivers