Now Hiring CDL-A Drivers for Dedicated Runs – Car Haul
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Car Haulers – Quit guessing what your percentage pay is going to be! Get paid hourly, make more, and earn a consistent income.
Hogan offers our Dedicated Car Haul Truck Drivers:
- Time and a half pay after 40 hours
- Average Annual pay of $90,000
- $2,500 Sign-On Bonus for experienced Car Haulers
- Home Weekly
- All Round Trip Runs
- Steady Freight
- Hauling for the Nations #1 used car retailer!
- Newer Equipment
- Vacation and Holiday Pay
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k)
- Valid Class A CDL
- Minimum 1 year of recent driving experience
- MUST Have Car Hauling experience
Trusted by the industry for over 100 years, Hogan is a full-service trucking company with exciting opportunities for Class A CDL Car Haul Truck Drivers. If staying close to home is important to you, our Dedicated auto hauling route will keep you driving AND give you quality time with your family.
To find the route that fits you best, call now and speak with a recruiter 866-687-7388. Know where your next mile is coming from.
The information below provides insight into how working as a Company Driver may meet your expected lifestyle, work into your long-term career plans, and provide the working environment you seek.
What is Company Driver?
Company Drivers are employed by specific companies that maintain its own fleet of trucks. Company Drivers are can be separated into 2 categories: (1) drivers working for trucking carriers that exist for the sole purpose of transporting freight of others, or (2) drivers working for companies that carry its own freight to support its own company’s product or service. Company drivers are in high demand, particular among large carriers.
What are some personal characteristics helpful for Company Drivers?
Aside from the personal characteristics needed to be a good truck driver, a Company Driver can be representing a company with thousands of workers in the US and internationally. Therefore, it is helpful for a Company Driver to keep a happy, helpful demeanor both to the general public and customers. Likewise, reliability, honesty, integrity, and self-motivation is necessary since you won’t have anyone looking over your shoulder or directing your every move. No one will tell you when to get out of bed in the morning or when to take a break or stop driving for the day (except the NMCSA, of course!).
For additional information about Company Drivers, including what is a Company Driver, pathways to securing a driving job, financial investment requirements, personal characteristics, average salaries and compensation structures of Company Drivers, visit Truck Driving Job Resources.
Different types of materials require different types of trailers, and each type of trailer offers drivers its own challenges. Therefore, it is important to understand what is required to not only drive your truck and your freight, but the trailer you are pulling as well.
What is automobile hauling equipment?
Depending on the number of vehicles be carried, automobile hauling equipment may include a flatbed trailer or, more often, an open trailer with two “stacked decks” capable of hauling a dozen or more vehicles. After the lower deck of vehicles is unloaded by driving them down a ramp (a part of the trailer), the top deck is most often lowered using hydraulics until its ramps a capable of connecting the lower ramps so the remaining vehicles can be unloaded.
What are the requirements to drive automobile hauling equipment?
As will any type of specialized trailer, the driver needs to be trained in the challenges needed to haul automobile trailers. Likewise, driver must be fully trained in the operation of the equipment, including loading, securing, and offloading vehicles. Likewise, drivers pulling a load of vehicles may carry cargo worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Drivers must take special care to ensure not only safety in the form of prevention of accidents but the safety of cargo as well.
What endorsements are necessary to hauls vehicles?
All automobile haulers must hold a CDL for the type of truck being driven (Class A, B, and/or C). In some cases, an (H), hazardous materials endorsement may be needed (particularly if the vehicles hauled have gas or other liquids pre-filled. Although an (N), Tanker, endorsement isn’t necessary, drivers holding (X), Hazardous Materials/Tankers are also eligible to haul vehicles.
For more information about Car Hauling (Automobile Hauling), including what type of companies hire, job requirements, compensation structures, what endorsements are needed, visit Truck Driving Job Resources.
Truck driving route type vary within the industry and are dependent on several factors including interstate trucking requirements, route planning, type of cargo hauled, frequency, hazardous materials restrictions, driver experience, etc.
Dedicated Routes are most often assigned to specific drivers who drive the specifically assigned routes and no others. Dedicated route drivers are often regional or local and have more opportunities for home time. They are also frequently reserved for drivers who may find OTR routes more difficult.