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Our drivers have a REPUTATION for being courteous, competent, and willing to give excellent customer service.


DRIVER REQUIREMENTS:
  • All drivers must be at least 23 years old
  • Have two years verifiable experience and a clear Motor Vehicle Record
  • Must meet the Department of Transportation requirements and be screened for both alcohol and drugs
FORMAL DRIVER EDUCATION/TRAINING PROGRAM:
     Our driver education and training program includes a three-day orientation and weekly driver safety/information meetings at both terminals that cover such topics as maintenance, cargo handling, defensive driving, and accident prevention.

STUDENT DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM:
     Minimum six weeks over-the-road training with a certified trainer will then be required before becoming eligible to be a driver for Seward Motor Freight.

DRIVER INCENTIVES:
  • 2 Cent per mile quarterly safety/performance bonus
  • 2 Cent per mile bonus for those who run 12,000+ miles a month, for all the miles driven that month
  • 1 cent raise to qualified drivers after 90 days
  • Dry van, 90% no-touch
  • Your own dispatcher
  • Assigned trucks
  • No NYC
  • Idle bonus