Frequently Asked Questions
What qualifications are required to apply?
Anyone over 18 with a CDL-A that has either no experience or over 6 months driving on their own in the last 12 months. If you are not U.S. citizen you must provide proper documentation for I-9’s to be hired. Ability to communicate in English is required.
Do you have a sign on bonus?
$1,500, $500 after seating the truck and $1,000 after 30 days.
$7,500 (SPLIT), $750 each after 30 days and then $500 a month for 6 months. Upgraded teams get $750 each on your first check as a team. (about 30 days)
Can I be home on weekends?
We do offer home times every other week, but typically it is every 7-10 days.
Do you have any accounts that have guarantee pay?
Contact a Recruiter to ask about our guaranteed pay accounts
How soon does insurance and benefits start?
We offer health, vision, & dental after 30 days, 401K w/matching after 30 days, vacation after a year.
What Drug Screens do we do?
Hair and Urine.
Does TOTAL teach or pay for CDL-A training?
No, but we do have reimbursement programs available.
Do you hire local/solo/team/dedicated drivers?
We hire for all these positions when openings are available. To see what’s available to you now in your area please use this link and scroll down to the Available Driving Jobs Search bar. https://totalms.com/careers/
What can I make a week on average?
Solos can expect to make between $1000-$1800
Teams can expect to make between $1400-$2000 per driver (based on miles delivered)
How many miles can I expect each week?
OTR Solos can expect 2500-3000 miles weekly
OTR Teams can expect 3000-6000 miles weekly”
What do teams start off making per mile?
$0.60 and up, based on experience.
What do our dedicated routes pay?
Each dedicated route is unique and will have different pay and schedules. Please reach out for specific information.
How long am I with an OTR trainer?
175 hours over the road with a trainer.