Heavy Truck Driver

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Heavy truck drivers drive trucks with or without trailers. They transport materials, livestock, machinery, liquids, general freight, and sometimes hazardous substances.


Heavy truck drivers usually earn

$16-$25 per hour

Source: Road Transport Forum NZ.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a heavy truck driver are average for new workers, but good for experienced drivers.

Last updated 30 October 2015