Qualifications

Minimum driver qualifications standards

  • Must be at least 23 years old
  • Must have 2 years (within last 3 years) verifiable experience operating a Class 8 CMV
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL
  • Must have a valid DOT physical
  • Must pass a DOT pre-employment drug screen
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English language in accordance with FMCSR
  • Must either have or obtain a TWIC card
  • Stable job history for past 3 years
  • No convictions for a ‘serious or disqualifying traffic violation’ within the last 3 years
    • Excessive speeding of 15 mph or more over the posted limit.
    • Reckless driving
    • Improper or Erratic lane changes
    • Following to close
    • Hit and run, failure to report and accident
  • No more than 3 moving violations in the past 36 months, and no more than 2 in the previous 12 months.
  • No suspension/ revocations in the past 12 months
  • No DUI or DWI convictions within the past 5 years
  • No positive or refused drug tests within the past 5 years
  • No ‘preventable’ DOT reportable accidents in the past 3 years
  • No DOT accidents listed below:
    • Rollover
    • Lane change
    • Jack-knife
    • Rear end
  • No more than 3 preventable ‘minor’ accidents/ incidents in the past 3 years
  • No misuse of company equipment or funds.