A CDL driver position is quite challenging in nature and requires extreme physical stamina. In addition to a CDL, the position requires 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 load, the job creates extra pressure on the employee.

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


CDL Driver Resume Sample


Anthony Michael

51 Redcliff Bay ● Midland, TX 34221 ● (002) 111-3333 ● anthony @ email . com


Passionate driver with exceptional driving record.

SUMMARY: Seasoned CDL driver with 5+ years’ extensive experience working in 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 precautionary driving of passenger buses and loaded trucks

•  Inspecting truck for defects•  Paperwork
•  Loading and unloading trailer•  Records maintenance
•  State regulations knowledge•  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 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 daily basis who traveled in the bus assisted by two attendants
• Checked 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’

Diploma: Texas High School, Midland, TX – 2005