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“Independent Driver” will definitely be replaced by robots.
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Drive a light vehicle, such as a truck or van, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages. May load and unload vehicle.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 53-3033.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 34,790.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 16.00
- Currently, there are 858,710 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers”.
Also Known As…
- Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
- Truck Driver
- Service Provider
- Route Supervisor
- Route Driver
- Package Delivery Driver
- Package Car Driver
- Delivery Driver
- Bulk Delivery Driver
- Wagon Person
- Van Driver
- UPS Driver (United Parcel Service Driver)
- Telephone Directory Distributor Driver
- Special Delivery Worker
- Service Car Driver
- Route Rider
- Route Delivery Service Driver
- Route Deliverer
- Residential Driver
- Pick Up Truck Driver
- Pick Up Driver
- Pharmacy Delivery Driver
- Parts Runner
- Parts Driver
- Parcel Post Truck Driver
- Order Worker
- Order Runner
- Mail Messenger Contractor
- Local Truck Driver
- Liquid Fertilizer Servicer
- Grocery Worker
- Food Service Driver
- Food Service Agent
- Explosives Truck Driver
- Escort Vehicle Driver
- Errand Runner
- Distributor Operator
- Distributor of Directories
- Directory Carrier
- Delivery Person
- Car Escort
Tasks for “Independent Driver”
- Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
- Sell products from truck inventory and keep records of sales.
- Read maps and follow written or verbal geographic directions.
- Use and maintain the tools or equipment found on commercial vehicles, such as weighing or measuring devices.
- Turn in receipts and money received from deliveries.
- Report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles.
- Perform emergency repairs, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, fuses, tire chains, or spark plugs.
- Load and unload trucks, vans, or automobiles.
- Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to bases or other vehicles, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
- Maintain records, such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements, in accordance with regulations.
- Present bills and receipts and collect payments for goods delivered or loaded.
- Drive vehicles with capacities under three tons to transport materials to and from specified destinations, such as railroad stations, plants, residences, offices, or within industrial yards.
- Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
- Verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
Related Technology & Tools
- Personal computers
- Large goods vehicles LGV
- Global positioning system GPS receivers
- Satellite linkup systems
- Two way radios
- Light trucks less than 3 tons
- Electronic clipboards
- Pickup trucks
- Truck lift gates
- Wheel blocks
- Automatic routing software
- Microsoft Excel
- Computerized inventory tracking software
- IBM Domino
- Vehicle location and tracking software
- Internet browser software
- Package location and tracking software
- Recordkeeping software
- Microsoft Windows
- Microsoft Office