CDL Driver Resume Sample

Updated May 12, 2019


A CDL driver position is quite challenging and requires extreme physical stamina.

In addition to a CDL, the position requires a high level of alertness, great sense of responsibility and exceptional eye-hand dexterity.


Since a CDL driver is usually required to carry passengers, hazardous material or a lot of heavy loads, the job creates extra pressure on the employee.

Your resume for this position should reflect a broad sense of maturity and accountability in addition to the skills required by the employer.


See also: CDL Driver Cover Letter


CDL Driver Resume Sample


Anthony Michael
51 Redcliff Bay, Midland, TX 34221
(002) 111-3333


Passionate driver with an exceptional driving record.

Seasoned CDL driver with 5+ years’ extensive experience working in the driving field. Well-versed with safety protocols associated with bus and truck driving, passenger safety and merchandise care. Equipped with basic mechanical knowledge regarding heavy traffic vehicles.


  • CDL Class B
  • Proficient in driving different heavy vehicles using pressure/air brakes with manual and auto transmission
  • Familiar with general safety and precautionary maintenance of heavy vehicles
  • Demonstrated ability to meet safe delivery deadlines
  • Track record of accident-free, safe and preventive driving of passenger buses and loaded trucks


•  Inspecting truck for defects
•  Loading and unloading trailer
•  State regulations knowledge
•  Paperwork
•  Records maintenance
•  Breakdowns management


CDL Driver
Total Logistics, Midland, TX | Oct 2011 – Present

• Safely drive vehicles to the assigned location
• Proactively assist manual labor in loading and unloading of merchandise carefully
• Operate load lifting and digging machinery at the station or sites when required
• Maintain vehicle merchandise inventory
• Keep track and maintain the log of fuel consumption

Key Accomplishments

• Saved the company from heavy expense by timely identification of a hazardous defect in the vehicle’s transmission box.
• Reduced the fuel cost by 10% via vigilant monitoring of combustion mixture settings.

CDL School Bus Driver
Delight School, Midland, TX | Aug 2009- Sept 2011

• Performed pick and drop responsibly for 18 special needs children on a daily basis who traveled in the bus assisted by two attendants
• Checked the vehicle for tuning needs from time to time to ensure proper maintenance and efficiency of the vehicle
• Cleaned the vehicle regularly and sent for washing and weekly service

Key Accomplishment

• Attained the title of ‘most punctual driver’.

Texas High School, Midland, TX – 2005

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