For the transportation industry, important strengths include communication (since you'll need to effectively relay information from a distance) and ability to learn new things (especially technology advancements).
If you have any interest in a dedicated run in the future, find out how many dedicated runs the company has available and how they are awarded to interested drivers.
Each company has a different fuel policy. You may get a company fuel card or get reimbursed; you may have to stop at certain gas stations or you may be able to choose your own fuel suppliers.
To deliver goods timely, safely, efficiently and free from damage and help to achieve the employer's mission by providing outstanding customer service.
At some point, you'll want to take a vacation. Find out whether or not paid time off is an option at your company.
Safety is the most critical aspect of truck driving. One must make sure that seat belts are secured, and the speed limit is adhered to. One also needs to drive very slowly in inclement weather like rain and snow.
There is nothing worse than being stuck in a old, poorly maintained bucket of a truck that you need to run your routes in. This is important, so don't be afraid to ask or want the best.
Discuss how you are self-motivated, rather than needing to be motivated by an external source (like a paycheck or fear of discipline).
Do you start accruing paid time off right away or after a trial period? At what point in your employment can you begin using your accrued time off?
Are drivers assessed quarterly, annually, or on a different schedule? Do managers provide regular feedback?