Requirements

You’ve got the Spirit. Do you have the Experience?

Bennett isn’t the place for your first driving job. While not always the case, we are often an owner operator’s third carrier and that’s a good thing. Whether you cut your teeth as a company driver elsewhere or you have your own authority, Bennett is your home for the rest of your career. Check out our qualifications and requirements.

Driver Qualifications

  • 6 Months Flat/open Deck in past 24 months & 2 Years OTR Class A Tractor/Trailer In Past 5 years with ICC Carrier
  • Must be 23 years of age
  • Able to pass Federal D.O.T. Physical and Drug Screen
  • Must meet F.M.C.S.R. 391 guidelines in safety clearance application
  • No DUI or Felony in past 7 years
  • No more than 7 points on your license in the past 3 years
  • No more than two moving violations in the last 12 months
  • TWIC card or passport if you have one

Equipment Requirements

Tractor:

  • Must be ELD compatible

Flatbed/Stepdeck Division:

  • Headache rack on tractor
  • Minimum of (10) 5/16" grade 70 chains
  • Minimum of (10) 5/16" grade 70 binders

    OR

  • Minimum of (10) 3/8" grade 70 chains
  • Minimum of (10) 3/8" grade 70 binders
  • OR A BLEND of 5/16" and 3/8" grade 70
  • Minimum of (10) straps (4")
  • Minimum of (10) winches
  • Tarps Optional but recommend 6 or 8 foot drop tarps for 48 foot trailer
  • Center pin on 7 way plug continuously powered (no switch)

Heavy Haul Division:

  • Cab mounted Headache Rack on tractor
  • Minimum of (10) 1/2” Grade 70 Chains/Binders
  • OR A BLEND OF: (5) 1/2” & (5) 3/8” Grade 70 Chains/Binders
  • Tarps are optional (Recommend full set for 48ft trailer with 8ft drops)
  • Minimum of (10) straps (4")
  • Minimum of (10) winches
  • Working strobe light (1)
  • Center pin on 7 way plug continuously powered (no switch)
  • Wide Load Signs (2)
  • Flags (Maximum)

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