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Welcome to SWBE CDL truck driving School

TYPES OF TRUCK DRIVERS

LOCAL DRIVER OR OVER THE ROAD DRIVER (OTR)

Local drivers are home everyday and typically have to touch freight 95% of the time. Over the road drivers are typically away from home 3 to 12 weeks at a time, but 95% of the time freight is no touch.

REEFER DRIVER

Reefer driver typically hauls produce and frozen food product, with a temperature control unit that keeps the product cooled or frozen in transport.

CAR HAULER DRIVER

Car hauler drivers transport cars, trucks, or motorcycles on a special trailer made to transport autos.  Typically, multiple vehicles are transported at once and drivers could be local or OTR.  

DRY VAN DRIVER

Dry van drivers are responsible for moving consumer goods in a dry box trailer and can be local or OTR drivers.

TANKER DRIVER

Tanker drivers move various things in the tank of the trailer.  Drivers can have hazardous material or food grade product.

FLATBED DRIVER

Flatbed drivers move product on a open bed trailer and may be local or OTR drivers.  Drivers will need to know how to secure loads for transport and safety purposes.  

VARIOUS DRIVER PAY TYPES

driver pay,mileage pay,

COMPANY DRIVER VS OWNER OP

Company driver 

Owner op 

PERCENT PAY

How percentage pay works. Driver gets a percent of the revenue of the truck minus the fuel and expense.

MILEAGE PAY

How mileage pay works is a driver is paid per mile on the miles he or she drives with a load. 

LOAD PAY

How load pay works is there is a set pay for each load you move and you just move as many loads as you can everyday.

DAILY PAY

How daily pay works is there is a set rate per day for any work in that day. you get the same everyday reguardless of how  many hours you work.

 Example $200 a day

HOURLY PAY

How hourly works is that you will get paid hourly for everything you do.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

CDL PROTECTION

 

Protecting your license is vital in this industry, we offer services that will take the pressure off of you and allow you to just focus on driving. Legal Shield is partnered with us to ensure that you are always protected. 

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HEALTH

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SAFETY

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