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.