bring in all of the following ORIGINALS
the day of
Social Security Card (Federal
Proper driver's license as required by
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*
Current D.O.T. Truck Inspection ( State
Inspection if required)
are several inspection stations near our terminal
Copy of truck title (if available)
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
Copy of Declaration page of Commercial truck insurance showing a minimum of $500,000 liability
insurance and Hoosier RV Transport as additional insured. Binders
camera capable of emailing photos must be carried at all
Information for orientation (
names, addresses, phone numbers and dates employed for the last
to bring the above documentation will delay orientation**
If you live
in CA, NH, PA or WA,
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
combined GVWR sticker rating on your truck and trailer you are
transporting is over 26,000#.
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.
are one of the largest RV transport companies in the nation
conveniently located on S.R. 15, Bristol, Indiana.
are 100% D.O.T. compliant and very proud to have one of the
highest D.O.T. ratings (SafeStats).
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
Hoosier with an outstanding, nationwide reputation again proving
we care about our owner operators and customers.
HOOSIER RV TRANSPORT:
of pay immeditaly upon turning in required paperwork.
cargo insurance and liability coverage while under load. Provides
legalization for all US and Canadian loads.
log orientation classes and updating log classes.
required orientation classes where you will be provided a
copy of THE FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS book.
Safety Council sanctioned classes. Insurance companies in most
states will give a 10% deduction in premium rates for having
satisfactorily passed this course.
the PC*Miler program to compute accurate "practical"
mileage for all runs.
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
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.
ARE AS FOLLOWS:
have at least 2 years commercial towing experience (not personal).
be at least 26 years old.
the proper driver's license for your state.
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
We prefer those who have a passport or application in progress.
an excellent driving record.
had a DWI, DUI, OWI, etc.
a current D.O.T. physical (there is a local clinic here.)
able to pass a drug screen.
D.O.T. truck inspection. There are several inspection stations
near our terminal.
the required D.O.T. emergency equipment.
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!.
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.
have a copy of your $500,000 unladened liability insurance policy showing
Hoosier RV Transport as additional insured.
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'
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.
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 *
DECISION TO BE
BASED UPON A
PERSONAL INTERVIEW AT HOOSIER **
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)
battery (motorcycle, lawnmower, marine) w/cables
(triangles, flares, 4-way lug wrench, jack, fire
extinguisher ATTACHED to the inside of the truck's cab, safety chains for trailer)
camera capable of emailing photos must be carried at all
Wing nuts & bolts for plates (not cable ties)
weight slip of your truck's actual weight (full of fuel).
minimum 25 ft bed
Minimum 9,000# winch
Tie downs, bonnets, chains
(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
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
If you have any questions or
would like to speak with us, please call 1-800-848-1510, in
THANK YOU FOR YOUR APPLICATION AND
CONSIDERING HOOSIER RV TRANSPORT, INC.
Hoosier RV Transport
1108 South Division
Bristol, In, 46507
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