Driver Requirements

  • Applicant must be 23 years of age
  • Have a total of 2 years of industrial/commercial driving experience.
  • Applicant must have a valid class A CDL.
  • Applicant must be able to pass background and criminal checks.
  • Applicants MVRs and PSPs will be reviewed to determine hiring eligibility.
  • Drivers that lease on are required to have Non-Business Liability insurance (Bobtail) and Occupational Accident Insurance (OCC ACC.) Both of these insurances are available through ACI, though they may be purchased, assuming adequate coverage amounts, through any vendor.
  • To haul loads to government installations without paying escort fees, you will need a TWIC card.
  • If you plan to haul coils, you must pass the Alabama Coil Certification test

Disqualifying Factors

  • Conviction of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the last 5 years in a commercial and/or private vehicle.
  • Conviction for leaving the scene of an accident in a commercial and/or private vehicle.
  • Conviction for the use of a vehicle to elude law enforcement in a commercial and/or private vehicle.
  • Conviction for reckless driving within the last 5 years in a commercial and/or private vehicle.
  • Conviction for careless and/or negligent driving in a commercial and/or private vehicle. Some states consider speeding as careless and/or negligent driving. Conviction for careless or negligent driving must be reviewed by the safety department before hiring can occur.
  • More than 1 at fault accident within the last 3 years in a commercial and/or private vehicle.
  • More than 3 moving violations convictions within the last 3 years in a commercial and/or private vehicle.
  • A combination of 1 at fault accident and 3 moving violation convictions within the last 3 years in a commercial and/or personal vehicle.
  • Any drug related conviction in the last 5 years.
  • Applicants with any drug conviction within the last 5 years must agree to a) being evaluated by a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) and complete any required program, and b) submit to monthly drug tests for the first six months of contract and random tests after that.