cheetah Transportation and HotShot Service
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cheetah Transportation, Carrier and HotShot Service
"We Do Things The Competition Can't ...ln Ways They Won't "
Greatwide Operates
Under a Strong
Mission Statement

Our current focus is to make each business unit "the best that it can be." That means we must be much more effective than our competition at:

Cheetah offers the best Hotshot leasing program in the trucking industry:
Designed to assist the owner operator and trucking company owner with their operating cost through competitive licensing and permitting,(no up front money), low deductible liability and cargo insurance,(no charge for Liability or Cargo insurance), low bob-tail insurance ($7.85 wk), and physical damage (4% of declared value per month). Occupational Accident insurance ($156 month) program is available for contractors.

Benefits and Opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS FOR HOT-SHOT DRIVERS

In order to qualify as a driver for Cheetah Transportation LLC drivers must be able to comply with the following requirements:

  • Minimum age:  23 years
  • Must be a United States citizen or have legal authorization to work in the U.S.  Must furnish current work permit or visa (both front & back).
  • Must possess a valid Class A CDL. and endorsement(s) for the type of vehicle operated as well as the valid endorsement(s) for the type of commodity he/she will transport. If driver has a Class B CDL. then he/she must up-grade to a Class A CDL.
  • Must provide a clear copy, front & back, of drivers license & copy of Social Security card.
  • Must have 1 year commercial driving experience within the last 3 years or 3 years within the last 7 years and a minimum of 1 year verifiable experience pulling the type of trailing equipment (van, flat, chassis) he/she will be pullling. 2 years of verifiable experience within the last 5 years to be classified for heavy haul operation.
  • Possess a Stable employment record. (Averaging less than 2 employers per year over the last 3 years, except for business closings and financial hardships).
  • Must provide all employment information for the previous 3 years and all driving employment information for the past 10 years including addresses, area codes and phone numbers.
  • Past employment records will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Must pass and qualify for at least 1 year DOT physical at a company approved clinic/ doctor. If a driver has recieved a DOT physical at an Concentra or US Healthworks clinic and can provide a long form, they will not required to retake physical until the current one expires. All other approved drivers will be required to obtain a physical performed by a company approved doctor/clinic.
  • Must consent to and pass a DOT pre-employment drug test.
  • All information on the application or resume must be true and correct.  No falsification or misleading information will be allowed.
  • If during the annual review of MVR's and driving records, it is determined that a driver does not meet the above standards, he/she may be ineligible to drive for Greatwide Cheetah Transportation LLC.
Drivers will be disqualified for the following reasons:

  1. They have any DWI/DUI convictions on their driving record within the past 5 years.
  2. A DWI/DUI conviction in conjuction with a collision within the last 10 years, lifetime if while operating a commercial motor vehicle.
  3. They have tested positive for controlled substances within the last five years.
  4. Any felony convictions within the last 10 years. Any felony convictions must at least 7 years from release from incarceration and not on probation.
  5. Any misdemeanor convictions involving assault, gun possession, or drugs within the last 5 years.  Other misdemeanor charges are subject to further review and approval.
  6. Within the last 3 years they have any of the following on their record:
    • More than 2 moving violations and 1 preventable accident.
    • more than 2 preventable accidents and 1 moving violation.
    • Serious violations as defined by FMCSR 383.51 will be counted as 2 moving violations for the pupposes of the above disqualifications.
    • 2 Speeding violations (This is an automatic disqualification).
    • Any reckless or passing school bus violations.
    • Any other motor vehicle violations that in the opinion of the safety management warrrant disqualification.
  7. They have any preventable DOT recordable accidents within the last 24 months.
Driver Application

Driver Application

Minimum Equipment

Suggest better than minimum.

1 Ton Dually 3500,F350,C350 Or Better
40' of loadable space trailer.
Be able to haul 16,000 lb payload.
All Tie Down Equipment
Ramps and Tarps

At this time there are no leasing options for gooseneck trailers from Cheetah.
Cheetah Transportation