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We Hire Truck Drivers for  Dependable Highway Express

 

Dependable Highway Express Pay Range is .40 to .52 CPM Based on Experience and Type of Run

 

REAL TRUCK DRIVING JOBS

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‪(931) 548-6610‬

 Accepted Experience Levels 
6 months in the past 2 years

All information is subject to change without notice but is valid to our knowledge at this time.

Pre-Qualifications

Minimum Age

  • At least 23 years of age

Minimum Experience (tractor Trailer/OTR)

  • At least 6 months in the past 2 years

* Local experience will count if the Driver is applying for a local position ONLY

* Will consider Military Experience with DD-214 showing 88M credential

Moving Violations (max in 3 year period)

  • No more than 3 in the past 3 years

Policy on License suspensions

  • Will review

DOT Recordable Accidents

  • No preventable in the last 5 years

  • Will review non preventable accidents

Incidents (max in 3 year period)

  • Will review

Ticket / Accident / Incident Combo

  • Will review

Maximum Major Moving Violation (in the last 3 years)

  • None in the past 3 years

Major Moving Violations- that are automatic DQ's

  • Careless

  • Reckless

  • Lane change resulting in accident

Max. Number of Jobs- in the last 3 years

  • No more than 5 jobs in the past 3 years

  • Drivers that have more than 2 employers in the last 12 months will most likely be declined unless the previous 24 months shows less than 4 employers.

*** A good candidate will be one who left previous jobs in good standing after serving and average of 6 months at each job for the last 3 years.

Policy Against Unemployment- even if it is accounted for

  • Will Review

Terminated Applicants

  • No terminations from their last employer

Felony Convictions - How old must they be?
Based off the conviction date? What are the "silver bullets"?

  • All Charges will be reviewed

Misdemeanors- How old must they be?
Automatic DQ's?

  • Will review

  • No multiples

  • No drug trafficking, sexual related crimes or theft

DUI/DWI- What is the max number and what
time frames do they need to fall outside of?

  • Must be outside of 5 years

  • Only 1 in a lifetime

Is Haz-Mat Required? Is there a grace period for
driver to obtain it?

  • Required for LTL

  • Preferred for all other divisions

Reimbursed for Haz-Mat?

  • No

Haz-Mat Pay Info

  • $50 for placarded loads

Other Endorsements Required

  • Regional Truckload – Hazmat is preferred but not required

  • Local P&D – Prefer to bring in drivers with at least Tankers and Doubles. Hazmat can be picked up later within 60 days

  • Linehaul – Hazmat, Tanker and Doubles are required to start 

  • Harbor - TWIC required & Hazmat encouraged, but not required

DOT Physical Requirements

  • Drivers will take a DOT Physical before Orientation.

  • If Driver has received a DOT Physical within the past 30 days at an approved office, they will not need to take one.

Drug Screening

  • Urine

* Will consider a Driver with a failed/rejected Drug Test outside of 3 years with completion of an SAP. 

 

Presentation

Sign-On Bonus

Regional Truckload - $10,000

$250

   After 1st Solo Dispatch

$500

   After 10,000 Miles

$500

   After 30,000 Miles

$750

   After 60,000 Miles

$1,000

   After 80,000 Miles

$1,000

   After 100,000 Miles

$1,000

   After 120,000 Miles

$1,000

   After 150,000 Miles

$1,000

   After 180,000 Miles

$1,000

   After 210,000 Miles

$2,000

   After 240,000 Miles

Driver Types

  • Company Solo

  • Recent Grads

Types of Runs

  • Regional

Type of Freight

  • Dry Van

  • Containers

Type of Equipment

  • Freightliners/manual

  • Volvos/automatic

Cameras: Front Facing - Event Only IF the trucks have them

Transmission Type

  • Automatics

  • Manuals

  • 10 Speeds

Average age of tractor

  • 3-5 years old

Is truck permanently assigned to the driver?

  • Some

Truck Speed

  • Cruise: 65 mph

  • Pedal: 63 mph

Can truck be taken home for time off?

  • Must park at terminals

Is truck equipped with Invertors / APU's?

  • Yes

  • 1200 Watts

% of Drop and Hook

  • 80%

% of No Touch  

  • This is for locals -15-20 stops per day with constant on and off loading plus some stacking and unstacking of boxes

  • Regional freight is about 85% no touch

% are Haz-Mat Loads 

  • 5%

Pay Scale (Solo)  

  • $.45 (6-11 months exp)

  • $.48 (12+ months exp)

Type of Driver Pay  

  • Hourly

  • Per Mile

When are drivers paid?  

  • Every Friday

How are drivers paid?  

  • Direct Deposit

Pay Increase

  • Upon Review

Primary Running Areas

  • CA

  • AZ

  • NV

  • Some freight into WA & OR

Average Miles per wk. 

  • Regional: 2000 - 2600 per week

Average Length of Haul  

  • Regional: 400 miles

Home Time / Days Out 

  • Regional - Weekly reset

Average Weekly Pay  

  • $1000 - $1200 per week

Driver Vacation Info  

  • 1 week after 1 year

How is Driver Vacation Calculated?  

  • 52 week average

EZ Pass provided  

  • No

Pre-Pass Provided

  • Yes

Toll Cards Provided (Which toll cards?)

  • No

Type of Fuel Card

  • Comdata

Layover Pay

  • $180 per day after 24 hours

Safety Bonus

  • $0.02 cpm

  • Paid Quarterly

Rider Policy

  • No

Pet Policy

  • No

Is there 24 hour dispatch?

  • 24 hour & weekend dispatch

Does driver have routing / fuel stop flexibility?

  • Yes

Qualcomm Provided

  • Yes

Idle Air Policy

  • No idle air

Is per diem optional?

  • No per diem

Paid Orientation

  • Please see the Needs Sheet for rates

How long is Orientation

  • 2 days (plus a 3 day ride along)

Orientation is held where?

  • Los Angeles Corp. Office

What day does orientation start / end?

  • Starts Monday (some Wednesday starts as needed)

  • The second day will be spent with regional ops managers in Ontario, CA. 

  • At the end of the 2nd day, new hires will be placed with a trainer for a 3 day ride along before being issued a truck.

  • They will all take home time and park their trucks at their home terminal, wherever that may be.

Lodging Provided

  • Yes

  • Single occupancy

Meals Provided (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

  • Breakfast

Travel Provided (Bus / Plane /Car Rental)

  • Flight

Insurance Starts When?

  • After 60 Days of employment

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