SW Florida Transporter Corp



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Independent Contractor Qualifications
•Must be 25 years of age or older
•Class A CDL preferred but not required
•If the contractor does not have a CDL, his license must state that he is licensed to transport a commercial load with a GCWR of 26,000 lbs.
•MVR Reports will be checked for the previous 3 years and cannot contain more than 2 moving violation      or a total of 4 points
•No history of drug, DUI, OWI, careless, reckless driving, or habitual offender convictions
•Full 10 year work history must be documented on the application
•Pass an Florida Transport road check
•Pass a DOT drug test prior to being dispatched
•Possess a current DOT physical
•Must have a cell phone
•Must provide a digital camera or a digital camera phone

Truck Requirements
•Truck is to be 2004 or newer.  (Older trucks will considered with photo)
•Truck will be inspected Sw Florida Transporter  for appropriate equipment prior to dispatch
•Truck must have a current DOT truck inspection and proof it was completed by a professional service center
•Truck must be equipped with the following:
   -Class IV or Class V receiver  with a 2 5/16 ball and a solid steel shaft rated at least 10,000 pounds
   -1000 pound or larger load distribution bars
   -5th wheel  rated at 16,000 pounds or larger (20,000 preferred)
   -Full wheel mud flaps at the tire or full mud flap at the bumper
   -Mirrors that accommodate 102 trailers
   -4 way lug wrench or torque wrench with ¾.13/16 & 7/8 deep well sockets
   -Digital trailer brake control  electrical over hydraulic preferred
   -Break-away battery - wet cell battery preferred
   -Auxiliary fuel tank, tool box, etc. that extends above the bed are discouraged
   -Truck must be a heavy duty ¾ or 1 ton (8 foot bed preferred)
   -Truck is to be registered with a 26,000 lb. license plate
   -4 wheel drive truck bed must measure under 59 (top of the bed to the ground)
   -7-way electric plug in the truck bed and at the bumper
   -Appropriate Liability Insurance


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