Driver Qualifications


Zeitner and Sons, Inc. will only hire and qualify drivers that meet and/or exceed the following criteria:

  • Candidate must meet qualification criteria of section 391 and 383 of the Federal Motor Carrier Regulations;

  • A minimum of 24 years of age;

  • Two years recent over the road tractor/trailer experience

  • No more than total of three (3) speeding violations in the previous 3 years

  • No speeding convictions over 15mph in the previous 3 years

  • No preventable DOT recordable accidents within the previous 3 years

  • No felony convictions in the previous five (5) years

  • None of the following major moving violations in the previous five (5) years:

    • Following too closely

    • Erratic lane change

    • Driving while license is suspended or revoked

    • Driving without the proper endorsement

    • Refusing to stop while fleeing from a law enforcement officer

    • Any alcohol related offenses

  • None of the following major moving violations in the previous ten (10) years:

    • Use of a vehicle to commit a felony

    • Vehicular homicide or manslaughter

    • Hit and run, leaving the scene of an accident

    • Reckless, negligent or careless driving

    • Using a commercial vehicle to manufacture, distribute or dispense of a controlled substance

    • Other drug related offenses

  • Steady work history in previous five (5) years

  • Reasonable CSA/PSP score

  • Must submit and obtain a negative pre-employment/contract urinalysis.

  • Pass A FMCSA DOT Medical Card Exam at Company Clinic


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