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Getting your HazMat endorsement can open up a lot of opportunities for you as a truck driver. Not only will you be able to transport a wider variety of freight, but you’ll also have the ability to increase your income. At Averitt, our regional drivers earn more per mile when they have their HazMat endorsement. If you’re ready to take your professional driving career to the next level, here are your next steps:
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The idea of getting your hazmat endorsement can be very intimidating. Most people think of hauling dangerous chemicals and the accidents you see on the news. Did you know that there’s actually quite a broad spectrum of items that fall into the hazardous materials category? At Averitt, we’re not an acute hazmat carrier. This means that most of what our hazmat-endorsed drivers handle include flammable liquids like paint, or corrosive materials such as batteries or even soft drink syrup.