Driver Criteria

At Great Plains Trucking, we maintain the highest standards for driver qualifications. Each driver must:

  • Meet all requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations regarding Driver Qualification.
  • Pass DOT physical by company approved physician.
  • Pass a DOT required substance abuse screen. No lease agreement will be entered into until the results of the drug screen are reviewed by the Safety Department.
  • Currently hold a valid commercial driver's license.
  • Have no DUIs in previous three years.
  • Have no major preventable accidents in the previous three years.
  • Be a minimum of 23 years of age.
  • Have at least one year of verifiable over-the-road experience.
  • Have no more than three moving violations in the previous three years. (A valid MVR must be reviewed before driver may operate Great Plains Trucking equipment.)
  • Have no ticket of driver code C18 through C23 on MVR.