Qualifications

  • Prospective driver must have at least one year of verifiable OTR combination driving experience in the last three (3) years.
  • Prospective driver must be at least 23 years of age.
  • Prospective driver must not have had more than three moving violations and no serious violations in the past three years, as evidenced by a current valid Motor Vehicle Record, nor any serious violations.  Serious violations include but are not limited to the following:
       - Reckless Driving
       – Disregarding a Traffic Control Device
       – Fail to Yield Right of Way
       – Careless and Imprudent Driving
       – Following too Close
       – Speed Improper for Existing Road Conditions
       – Improper Passing
       – Speeding 15 MPH or over
       - posted limit
       – Leaving the Scene
       – Fleeing a Police Officer
       – Exhibition of Acceleration
       – Open Container of Alcoholic Beverages
       – Suspension for Points
       – Driving While Suspend
  • Prospective driver must not have a MVR history that would be reasonably considered as a habitual violator of traffic laws and ordinances.
  • Prospective driver shall not have any more than two minor preventable accidents, nor more than one major preventable accident in the previous three years.
  • Prospective driver must not have had any of the following in the previous five years or ever while operating a Commercial Motor Vehicle:- Driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or controlled substance.- Implied Consent, Expressed Consent, or BAC.
  • Prospective driver must meet the physical requirements of the Department of Transportation’s Certificate of Medical Examination, and Karl’s Transport Inc. Essential Job Functions, or have a bona fide waiver from the DOT regarding physical ability to safely operate a CMV, and must be otherwise qualified under Part 391.  Karl’s Transport, Inc. reserves the right to determine the location where drivers will go for their DOT Physicals.  Karl’s Transport, Inc. will pay for DOT Physicals, but if further testing is determined necessary it will be at the drivers expense.
  • Prospective driver must successfully pass a NIDA substance abuse screen.  Dilute Specimens will not be accepted.
  • Prospective driver must have a current, valid CDL with appropriate endorsements.

 

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