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Drivers must bring in all of the following ORIGINALS
 the day of the orientation.

*        You must bring to Orientation a current weight ticket with your truck full of fuel PLUS everything you need including tools, supplies and all personal items.

1.              CELL PHONE WITH CAMERA AND EMAIL CAPABILITY

2.              Social Security Card (Federal requirement)

3.              Proper driver's license as required by your state.

4.              Current D.O.T. physical ((Long form and medical card) -  Please note you CANNOT drive a CMV if you have an impairment/loss of limb w/out a skill performance evaluation certificate)) *You are disqualified if you have monocular vision or have insulin-dependent diabetes*

5.              Current D.O.T. Truck Inspection ( State Inspection if required). There are several inspection stations near our terminal

6.              Copy of truck title (if available)

7.              Copy of truck registration* in your name. We cannot use a Bill of Sale. If your truck is not registered to you, we require a Power of Attorney signed by both parties. Call if you need this form. 
*PAPER TEMPORARY REGISTRATION NOT ACCEPTABLE.

8.              Copy of Declaration page of Commercial truck insurance showing a minimum of $500,000 liability insurance and Hoosier RV Transport as additional insured. Binders not accepted.

9.          Cell phone

10.          Emergency equipment

11.         Information for orientation ( mandatory: complete names, addresses, phone numbers and dates employed for the last 10 years)

**Failure to bring the above documentation will delay orientation**

Note:  If you live in CA, NH, PA or WA, you MUST bring a current Motor Vehicle Report from your license branch with you obtained within the last 30 days.

**Note** You need to have a CDL-A license if the combined GVWR sticker rating on your truck and trailer you are transporting is over 26,000#.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT HOOSIER

Hoosier RV Transport was started in July 1993 with the goal to recruit the best of O/O’s  willing to run all 48 states and the four most western Canadian provinces to provide “first class service” to the RV industry.  HOOSIER’s owner (Sami Colby), Chief of Operations/Chief Dispatcher (Harley Vollrath), and over half of the staff have been over-the-road drivers.  Their “BEEN THERE, DONE THAT” knowledge & understanding of the RV industry combined with Hoosier's top professional O/O’s have produced a very successful team. 

We are one of the largest RV transport companies in the nation conveniently located on S.R. 15, Bristol, Indiana.

 

CSA 2010

We are 100% D.O.T. compliant and very proud to have one of the highest D.O.T. ratings (SafeStats).

We are insured by an A+ superior insurance company A M Best rated.

Our DRIVER FRIENDLY atmosphere is located in our Bristol, Indiana office offering you a drivers’ level with a kitchen area, lounge with TV, work area, showers, laundry facility, and separate sleeping quarters (at no charge).

20 years of hard work, pride and dedication has rewarded Hoosier with an outstanding, nationwide reputation again proving we care about our owner operators and customers.

 

HOOSIER RV TRANSPORT:

pays top rates.

gives 50% advances

balance of pay immeditaly upon turning in required paperwork.

provides cargo insurance and liability coverage while under load. Provides legalization for all US and Canadian loads.

offers log orientation classes and updating log classes.

has required orientation classes where you will be provided a copy of THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS book.

provides National Safety Council sanctioned classes. Insurance companies in most states will give a 10% deduction in premium rates for having satisfactorily passed this course.

uses the PC*Miler program to compute accurate "practical" mileage for all runs.

Hoosier recognizes that you are an independent owner operator responsibile for your trucking business operation. You lease your equipment on with us and provide your services to deliver RVs. Therefore, we do NOT deduct taxes but will issue a 1099 at the end of the year.

 

WE STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT ALL DRIVERS HAVE THE "GPS TRUCKERS VERSION" THAT WILL GIVE CONGESTION AND TRAFFIC BACK-UPS PLUS MANY OTHER VALUABLE FEATURES TO KEEP YOU SAFE ON THE HIGHWAYS." THIS IS AN IMPORTANT TOOL TO HELP PREVENT DAMAGE BECAUSE OF INCORRECT ROAD INFORMATION, NEED OF FUEL STOPS AND OTHER STORES, ETC. 

 

REQUIREMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Must have at least 2 years commercial towing experience (not personal).

Must be at least 26 years old.

Have the proper driver's license for your state.

A CDL-A is required if your truck and the trailer that you are transporting are rated over 26,000#s GVWR. Call us if you have any questions.

We prefer those who have a passport or application in progress.

Have an excellent driving record.

Never had a DWI, DUI, OWI, etc.

Have a current D.O.T. physical (there is a local clinic here.)

Be able to pass a drug screen.

Current D.O.T. truck inspection. There are several inspection stations near our terminal.

Valid truck registration/title.

Have the required D.O.T. emergency equipment.

Must be able to pass a road test.

ALL CELL PHONES MUST BE HANDS FREE! Non-compliance will cost fines starting at $2,700 and $11,000 per occurance!.

Required to attend our National Council Safety Course within 30 days of leasing on OR have proof of having passed an NCSC certificate issued within the past three years by another company.

Must have a copy of your $500,000 unladened liability insurance policy showing Hoosier RV Transport as additional insured.

Owner operators with trucks having a GVWR over 26,001# will be responsible for their quarterly fuel taxes.

Lessor acknowledges that as provided in Indiana Code, IC 22-3-6-1(b)(8) an owner-operator providing a motor vehicle and/or driving services under a written contract with a carrier that is subject to the leasing regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ("FMCSA") is not covered by the worker's compensation laws of Indiana; (2) states that he or she is not an employee of Lessee and (3) otherwise elects not to be covered under the state workers' compensation Iaws.

$100 deposit for your transport plates. We will be glad to deduct $25 from your first four trips' settlement checks. THIS DEPOSIT IS REFUNDED IMMEDIATELY WHEN YOU DELEASE AND TURN IN YOUR TWO PLATES.

A damage escrow account is required for every owner operator. This account is to cover damages you are responsible for. NO MONEY IS NEEDED UP FRONT. Single trucks escrow accounts are $2,000, multiple trucks (haul & tow trucks and lowboys) are $3,000. We will deduct 10% out of each disbursement check until you have satisfied your escrow account.

 

*Retain this information for your records *

** FINAL DECISION TO BE BASED UPON A 
PERSONAL INTERVIEW AT HOOSIER **

Hoosier RV Transport

Equipment Requirements

Single trucks:

______  HD 3/4 ton or 1 ton truck with long bed. (No short beds) 

______  Extension and Convex Mirrors

______  Proper Mud Flaps

______  18K minimum FW hitch 

______  10K trailer hitch & equalizer (torsion) bars  

______  2” hitch ball AND 2-5/16” hitch ball

______  Gooseneck hitch (optional)

______  Break-a-way battery (lawnmower, marine) w/cables               

______  Emergency equipment (triangles, flares, 4-way lug wrench, jack, fire extinguisher ATTACHED AND SECURED to the INSIDE of the truck's cab, safety chains for trailer)

______  Wing nuts & bolts for plates (not cable ties)  

______  A weight slip of your truck's actual weight (full of fuel).

 

Haul-N-Tows:

______  minimum 25 ft bed

______  Minimum 9,000# winch

______  Extended ramps

______  Center Rail

______  Ball stands

______  Tie downs, bonnets, chains

 

Lowboy/Trailers: (NO ONE TON TRUCKS ACCEPTED)

______  102" x 53' long Low Pro trailers.

______  STEP DECKS PREFERRED

______  Center rail and minimum of 4 ball stands

______  9,000# minimum winch

______  Extended ramps

______  Long extension on hand remote

______  Minimum of 8 bonnets (tie down straps)

______  Weight slip – (full of fuel, tools and yourself)

 

ALL EQUIPMENT SUBJECT TO HOOSIER APPROVAL  

We are proud to highly recommend Dan's Service Center here in the heart of the RV Capital of the World, Elkhart, Indiana. Our owner, Sami, has been a loyal customer of DAN'S since 1984.
 
DAN'S SERVICE CENTER
Hitch Specialists Since 1964
Elkhart, Indiana 46514
1-800-35-HITCH  

If you have any questions or would like to speak with us, please call 1-800-848-1510, in Indiana 574-848-7000.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR APPLICATION AND CONSIDERING HOOSIER RV TRANSPORT, INC.

Hoosier RV Transport
1108 South Division
Bristol, In, 46507

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