Driver Interview Questions

Driver Interview Questions

Drivers are responsible for many different transporting duties and drive a variety of vehicles, working primarily for hotels, delivery services, and restaurants. While each company will have its own preferences as to what they're looking for, you'll almost always encounter interview questions regarding general driving rules and your driving experience, situational questions, and questions designed to assess your customer service and interpersonal skills.

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Top Driver Interview Questions & How to Answer

Here are three top driver interview questions and how to answer them:

Question #1: What types of vehicles are you licensed to drive?

How to answer: This question, though very simple, is extremely important and used to gauge an applicant's versatility and skill. List all types of vehicles you're licensed to drive and how much experience you have with each. It's important to answer honestly here; most companies don't conduct driving tests. Although they're typically asked for later, it wouldn't hurt to have licenses or documents on hand.

Question #2: What, if any, vehicle maintenance work are you able to perform?

How to answer: Even if you aren't a trained mechanic, any automotive knowledge you may have will set you higher in the ranks among applicants. Changing tires, oil, and other fluids, and any other general motor maintenance skills are all worth mentioning. Make sure to include less mechanical, daily tasks like filling gas tanks, car washes, and detail work. Anything outside of the realm of basic responsibilities speaks highly of an applicant's work ethic.

Question #3: How do you stay focused while driving for prolonged periods?

How to answer: This question is meant to determine how many hours per day an applicant is able to work safely. There are many ways to stay awake and alert while on the road like drinking coffee, tea, or energy drinks. Rolling windows down for fresh air or listening to upbeat music can focus you while you drive. Whatever your trick is, sharing it will show your love of being on the road.

Top Interview Questions

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Groome Transportation
Driver was asked...September 17, 2023

How long have you been in the transportation industry

UPS

10 point commentary verbally and hand written.

Wm. Armstrong Group

So why do you want to be a class 1 driver

1 Answers

Time to use my newly gained qualification having recently just passed my test

Performance Personnel
Driver was asked...September 16, 2023

Can I work in all kinds of weather?

1 Answers

Yes

McDonald's

Salario ricevuto medio . Hai dei difetti

SendaRide
Driver was asked...September 12, 2023

age, driving record, age of vehicle, ability to assist low functioning riders, understanding how to operate smart phone

1 Answers

true age of self and vehicle (<10 years), no physical limitations, used smart phone to complete all initial documentation requirements. Less

Amazon

If I was available on the weekends

Amazon

Why do I want to join the company?

Canada Dry Potomac

How did you get into driving.

1 Answers

I explained I w as a recent graduate.

National Express Transit

Name a situation where you went above and beyond the scope of your job?

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