Driver Qualifications

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Summary of Minimum Driver Requirements

  • Minimum of 24 months over-the-road experience in the past 120 months. Twelve months must be within the past 36 months. May substitute local for over-the-road
  • No felony convictions within the past 10 years
  • No convictions for possession, sale or use of any illegal drugs
  • Minimum of 25 years of age
  • Must present a clean, well groomed appearance
  • Favorable references from past employers
  • No application falsifications, application must include 10-year employment history and must not contain gaps in employment
  • No more than three points for Minor* moving violations/accidents in the past 36 months*
  • No Type I violation within the past 36 months**
  • No Type II violation within the past 60 months***
  • No more than one preventable accident and no preventable DOT accidents within the past 36 months
  • Must provide current DOT physical and report for DOT drug screen
  • Must supply a copy of CDL, social security card or birth certificate
  • PSP report must not contain: jumping an OOS order, hazmat load securement or placarding violation, failure to secure container violation, 3 or more HOS OOS violations within the past 12 months or non-English speaking violations within the past 12 months.

Minimum 12 months experience may be accepted with the installation of an EOBR

* One point (1) for the following: improper stop, lane violation, speeding (1-15 mph over speed limit), traffic control device, unsafe operation of a motor vehicle, failure to yield, one preventable accident, improper U-turn or improper baking or turning, red light, stop sign.  Two points (2) for each on the following: speeding (16-20 mph over speed limit), following too closely, careless driving.  No more than three points (3) in the past 36 months or two points (2) in the 12 months

** Type I violations include: failure to report an accident, failure to aid/stop/identify, wrong way on highway, at fault accident with fatality, allowing non-licensed operator to, speeding (+21 pmh over speed limit)

*** Type II violations include: DUI, driving w/ suspended-revoked license, false report to dept., hit and run, leaving the scene, homicide or manslaughter with a motor vehicle, passing a school bus, racing, eluding a police officer, railroad crossing conviction, reckless driving

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