Owner Operator Requirements
- Weight is an important
issue. The customer wants the
largest payload possible regardless if Wynne charges by the weight, the
load, or the mile. The Contractor's
tractor weight must be less than 19,000 lbs.
- Wynne Transport can get the base
plate for the Contractor or the Contractor may supply their own. Any costs associated with licensing or
permitting will be passed onto the Contractor.
- Contractor must have Worker
Compensation coverage and provide proof of coverage. Contractor may choose
to have either an actual Workers Compensation policy or opt to have an
Occupational Accident policy that provides compensation coverage.
- Contractor must have Bobtail
Coverage and provide proof of coverage.
- Power unit must have a PTO
system. Installation cost of the
system is the Contractor's responsibility.
- Either the Contractor or the
Company can report State fuel tax miles.
The company does not charge a fee for this service, however, the
only way the Company will report miles is if we license the vehicle. The Contractor is liable for all State
fuel taxes reported by either party.
If the Company supplies the IFTA
credentials, the Company MUST report the miles.
- Must meet all federal Motor
Carrier Safety Requirements.
- Must have a commercial driver's
license with hazmat and tanker endorsements. No current license
- No major traffic violations in
the last 3 years:
Driving while intoxicated
or under influence of drugs.
Hit and run; leaving the
scene of an accident; failure to report an accident.
Excessive speeding as
defined by the D.O.T.; any single offense for any
speed 15 mph or more above the posted speed limit.
No more than 4 moving
violations within the last 3 years and no more than 2 moving violations within
the last 12 months.
- No preventable accidents
involving a fatality, bodily injuries treated away from the accident
scene, or disabling damage to a motor vehicle within the last 3 years.
(Disabling damage means damage that precludes departure of any motor
vehicle from the scene of the accident in its usual manner in daylight after
simple repairs.) This includes damaged vehicles that are drivable, but
would incur further damage, if so driven.
- Two years current experience in
the operation of tractor/trailer equipment.
- At least 23 years old.
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