Q: What type of tractors does Southwestern Nevada run?
A: We run 2020 automatic Freightliner Cascadia’s equipped with optimized idle and Omnitracs ELDs. They are governed at 70 MPH.
Q: How long are Southwestern Nevada drivers out?
A: Drivers normally earn one day home for every seven days out. Southwestern Nevada runs 48 states, our drivers may be out two weeks at a time.
Q: How often do Southwestern Nevada drivers get paid?
A: Our pay period runs Saturday to Friday. We pay our drivers for every mile (loaded & empty) ran during the pay period on the following Friday.
Q: Does Southwestern Nevada have a pet policy?
A: Due to customer restrictions at the majority of our pick-up and delivery locations, we have a “no pet” policy at Southwestern Nevada.
Q: Does Southwestern Nevada have a rider program?
A: No, our insurance carrier does not allow for non-cdl holder passengers.
Q: How much do Southwestern Nevada drivers make?
A: Our pay scale ranges from 40 cpm to 55 cpm, depending on your experience and background. On average our drivers make $1200 weekly.
Q: Does Southwestern Nevada train for load securement?
A: Southwestern Nevada offers a mentor program that pairs the driver with a senior driver mentor who can assist the driver with load securement issues as well as any other issues the driver may run in to.
Q: Does Southwestern Nevada offer paid orientation?
Q: What does orientation consist of?
A: Orientation takes place in Mansfield, Texas
Lasts 1 day.
New hire paperwork
Establish driver level and issue assigned truck & trailer
Complete thorough inventory/condition check of assigned truck & trailer
Q: Does Southwestern Nevada offer a lease-purchase program?
A: At this time, Southwestern Nevada does not offer a lease-purchase program.