Driver Qualifications

Daily Express Driver Qualifications

At Daily Express, we require a superior safety record and closely examine each applicant’s experience and qualifications.

AGE: Minimum age 23 years old.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 24 months of recent, verifiable, OTR or Regional experience with a semi-tractor
  • 12 months of verifiable flatbed, stepdeck, or lowboy trailer experience.
  • Oversize load experience is preferred, but not required. We examine recent, verifiable oversize load experience prior to qualifying new drivers to pull over-dimensional loads and specialized trailers. Our Safety Department qualifies each applicant for specialized trailers and specific oversize load dimensions based on their proven background and recent, verifiable experience.
  • CDL issued by your home state.
  • Triples Endorsement and LCV certification are required to pull multi-axle trailer combinations.

 

SAFETY RECORD:

  • No more than 3 moving violations during the 36 month period prior to the date of application- or
  • No more than 2 preventable “at-fault” accidents and more than 1 moving violation during the 36 month period prior to the date of application- or
  • No more than 2 moving violations and 1 preventable “at-fault” accident during the 36 month period prior to the date of application.

 

TWIC:  TWIC cards are required: Click here to find your local TWIC  application site

*These are general guidelines for driver qualifications and should not be interpreted as final company policy regarding driver qualifications.