Driver Skills and Qualifications for Resume

Updated February 6, 2020

A driver resume is a summary and bullet points of your qualifications, experience, education, skills, and driving achievements.

It is a selling tool to attract your reader to call you for an interview in order to know more about your driving abilities.


To build a compelling driver resume, you should write your most relevant skills and qualifications as per the needs of the prospective employer.

The following are some sample skills for a driver that you can use either in skills or qualifications section of your resume.

See also: Driver Cover Letter.


Driver Skills and Qualifications for Resume

• Highly skilled in driving light and heavy vehicles.

• Competent at checking the vehicle for problems and performing pre/post trip maintenance tasks.

• Excellent driving record.

• Knowledge of city streets, routes and addresses.

• Excellent GPS and navigation skills.

• Skilled in contacting passengers by phone and arrange the pick-up time.

• Talented in preparing and efficiently making the route.

• Known for demonstrating a high level of courtesy and professionalism to passengers and coworkers.

• Committed to helping passengers efficiently when loading and unloading their luggage.

• Well-versed in the cleaning of both the inside and outside of the vehicle.

• Proven record of picking up passengers and listening to their concerns.

• Able to give accurate and detailed information about routes and journey.

• Demonstrated ability to provide a secure environment for passengers and employer while in transit.

• Known for transporting passengers in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.

• Adept at collecting fares.

• Thorough understanding of motor vehicle engine functionality.

• Practical skills in maintaining the log of mileage, the number of trips, passengers, and destinations.

• Familiar with all traffic laws and regulations.

• Ability to adhere to all company policies and procedures.

• Exceptional talent to interact with guests and clients respectfully and amicably.

• Willing to work a flexible schedule and locations.

• Capable of lifting heavy items.

Soft Skills for Driver Resume

✓ Communication
✓ Customer service
✓ Compassion
✓ Multi-tasking
✓ Time management
✓ Neat and professional appearance
✓ Work independently and collaboratively


Additional Resources

  1. Driver Interview
  2. Truck Driver Skills and Abilities
  3. Bus Driver Skills for Resume
  4. Driver Skills for Resume

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