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At Averitt, "Our Driving Concern is Safety" for our professional drivers on the road and the motoring public. We encourage drivers to remember these five key tips when changing lanes in order to keep everyone moving.
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At Averitt, we believe in opportunities. That’s a big reason why our drivers and their careers thrive with our better pay, generous home time options, great equipment and unmatched company culture. Another way we rise above the rest is by offering unique opportunities for our associates. Our On Tour Logistics (OTL) team is one way Averitt drivers can enjoy new and challenging experiences. This is an elite program available for internal transfer only and accepts Averitt drivers who exhibit the highest level of customer service and attention to detail.
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You’ve worked hard and made it through CDL-A school, but now what? Most trucking companies require experience, so it can be frustrating when you’re a recent CDL driving school graduate with no experience under your belt. Not only will you need to find a trucking company that will hire CDL-A graduates with no experience, but you’ll also want to choose a driving job that’s a good fit for you. We’ve put together 10 great tips that you should know if you’re about to start, are currently in or recently graduated from CDL school. This information will not only help you find the best trucking companies to work for as a new driver, but it will also help you get set up for success in your new career.
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We like to do things a little differently at Averitt Express. Not only will you find better pay, benefits and equipment, but you’ll also discover that we’re as passionate about helping you find the right kind of job that matches your life goals as you are. We don’t believe in placing limitations on your driving career, which is why we’re proud to offer an extensive list of job opportunities to choose from. Want a driving job that gets you home every day? Check. Craving more predictability in your route and schedule? We have that too.Interested in gaining more training or moving up in leadership? We’re happy to help you along the way.Looking to get off the road entirely? That’s easy - we have plenty of non-driving jobs and would be happy to help you find the best fit.
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Transitioning to civilian life after a career in the military can be challenging. You know what being part of a team looks like and what it means to work hard. You’ve learned valuable skills during your military career, but you might be unsure of how you can put those skills to use in a civilian setting. Although you have many options to choose from, some veterans find that a truck driving career is a great option for employment. There are several things you should consider if you’re looking into driving a truck after your military retirement. Here are some of the most common questions we’ve heard from veterans as they explore the possibility of a driving career: