Empire Driver Qualifications

All drivers must meet Empire Truck Lines, Inc. criteria for qualification of driver. This criteria is set forth by the Department of Transportation and Empire Truck Lines, Inc.

The criteria are as follows:

  • Minimum age - 23 years old.
  • Minimum experience - 12 months interstate driving experience (or equivalent).
  • Driving record - No more than 3 moving violations and/or 1 State Recordable DOT Preventable Accident in the past 36 months.
  • Language requirement - Can read & speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.
  • Must have current physical
  • Prefer no more than 150 PSP points

If you can or will be able to meet all of these qualifications, please proceed to the application.

NOTE  * Before you begin the application *     

Images of your Driver's License (Front and Back) and of your Social Security Card are required to begin processing your application.  You will have the opportunity to attach image files of these documents to the application. If you choose not to submit them with the application, please be prepared to email or fax images of these documents so that processing of you application can begin.  You will also have the opportunity to upload images of your HazMat Endorsement and TWIC card if you have them.

Also, there are Two (2) seperate steps to complete the application.   Please make sure that after you complete the electronic application, that you proceed to Step 2 and print, complete, and submit that page as well.


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