Classic Transport is one of the leading RV transport companies in Indiana, offering hotshot drivers the option to drive on their own schedule. If you want to be your own boss, you’ll have opportunities in:
RV transport service allows qualified drivers the freedom to earn money while traveling the country in the process.
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Classic Transport Driver Salary
How much do drivers earn at Classic Transport? According to Indeed.com, drivers earn, on average:
- $30,000 per year
Drivers are compensated for each trip based on the mileage between the pickup and drop-off locations. Those who drive for Classic Transport are considered independent contractors, which means that their income is reported on Form 1099 and no taxes are withheld.
Requirements When Applying for a Job with Classic Transport
Although a CDL A is not required to drive for Classic Transport, drivers will still need to meet a few requirements before they can be considered for hiring.
- Be at least 23 years of age
- Have at least 18 months of experience
- Have no suspensions in the last three years
- Have no more than two moving violations in the previous three years
- Have no more than two accidents in the last three years (regardless of fault)
- Pass a drug screening
- Pass a DOT physical exam
- Complete the road test if they do not hold a CDL
- Have the appropriate driver’s license for their state
- Have an enhanced driver’s license, passport, passport card or other document that complies with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI)
Drivers must also meet the company’s equipment requirements. They must have their own 3/4-ton or one-ton truck that’s no more than 10 years old. Additionally, they will need to meet other equipment requirements, which Classic Transport outlines on their website.
Drivers who are interested in RV driveaway jobs with Classic Transport may have questions about the process and how it works, such as:
- Where do you deliver? Classic Transport delivers throughout the United States and Canada.
- Do I need to maintain a logbook? Yes. Drivers are still required to follow the DOT’s hours of service requirements, go through scales when they are open and keep logbooks.
- Can I bring a passenger or a pet? No. Passengers and pets are not permitted.
- Can I sleep in the unit? No. Classic Transport offers hotel discounts to drivers. The vehicles that are being delivered are expected to be delivered in new condition.
Towaway contractors will use their own rig to haul an RV behind their vehicle to the delivery location. You need to have your own ¾-ton or 1-ton truck to haul RVs, and your vehicle can be no older than 10 years.
Questions and answers asked most often in the towaway division include:
- What are the hitch requirements? You need a Class 4 or higher hitch.
- Who pays for fuel? Fuel surcharges are built into the cost of delivery and the 50% compensation that you receive per trip. Drivers will need to pay their own fuel costs as a result.
- How do taxes work? All haulers are contracted to work for the company under a 1099 form. You will need to pay your own taxes, as they will not be withheld from your earnings.
You will need to go through a two-day orientation and provide your current registration, proof of insurance, vehicle title or proof of ownership and current DOT inspection to meet the hauling requirements of Classic Transport.
What Drivers Are Saying About Classic Transport
Working with Classic Transport has a lot of perks, including:
- No forced dispatch
- Regular growth incentives
- Safe-driving incentives
- Immediate settlements
Drivers have a lot to say about working with the company, including:
- Great company to get experience with, but not a company to work with for the long-term.
- Drivers are in charge of the money they want to make, and the company was very flexible to work with.
- Drivers are pushed to deliver the RVs on time, and if there are setbacks, the pay can be suboptimal.
Many of the drivers opt to work with Classic Transport as a starter or for retirement income. If you want to make additional money, you can choose to haul more RVs. However, some drivers state that there seems to be a lack of work during certain periods of the year, making the ability to earn a full-time income difficult.
Classic Transport answers the call of the open road with opportunities for drivers who want to be their own boss to work with the company to make full-time or part-time income. You can drive seasonally or full-time with hauling destinations in the United States and Canada.
For current job opportunities visit ClassicTransport.com
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