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Raider Express Company-Sponsored CDL Training Program

Get Your CDL Training Through Raider Express Driver Training Center

Getting Started With Raider Express

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Raider Express is a refrigerated truckload carrier specialized in hauling grocery and food products in the contiguous forty eight States. The main base of operations for Raider Express is located in Fort Worth, and they also have a drop yard in Houston, TX.

Raider Express Company Overview

Raider Express is a small, family-owned trucking company that boasts of a very low turnover rate when compared with the rest of the industry. They are unique in that they are the only trucking company offering absolutely free CDL training, with no commitment. Accordingly they also have pretty high standards for acceptance, and only offer employment to Texas residents/drivers license holders.

Raider Express Terminal Locations

Raider Express terminal locations
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Amarillo, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Hastings, NE

Raider Express Company Driver Requirements

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Possess a valid Texas Drivers License and reside in Texas.
  • Have no reckless convictions in the last three years.
  • Have no DWI, DUI, or anything alcohol related on your criminal record.
  • Have no drug related charges on your criminal record.
  • Have no more than three moving violations in the last three years.

Raider Express Hiring Area And School Locations

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Where do you hire from and what are your no-hire zones?

Raider Express only hires residents of Texas.

Where are your schools located?
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Hastings, NE

Raider Express Company Advantages

Raider Express Company Advantages
  • Absolutely free company CDL training, no contracts or fees.
  • Small, family-owned and operated company.
  • Low driver turnover rate.
  • Frequent raises and extensive bonus program.

TruckingTruth's View On Raider Express So Far

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Raider Express really does offer the only free, no-strings-attached CDL training program available, for those who meet their requirements.

Items To Bring To Raider Express CDL Training

  • Birth Certificate (Original or Certified Copy with a state seal)
  • Bring any corrective lenses you need, including readers.
  • Social Security Card
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Slip-resistant shoes
  • Note pad for taking notes and doing homework
  • Rain-gear/Jacket
  • Any medications you are currently taking
  • 7 day's worth of clothes.
  • Bedding (pillow and blanket, twin sized sheets if you would like)
  • Clipboard, pens, calculator, trucker's atlas, battery operated alarm clock.
  • Voided check or bank deposit form if you are planning on direct deposit
  • Towels, washcloths, all other necessary grooming items you may need. A laundry bag is recommended.

Items To Bring To Raider Express Training

Do I need to get my CDL permit before attending school?

No, you will get it at school.

Do I need a US Passport?

No, you do not need a U.S. Passport.

Which CDL endorsements are required or encouraged?

No additional endorsements are required.

TruckingTruth's View On Raider Expresses Requirements

Raider Express is a little more strict with their requirements than some other companies, not accepting any previous DWI, DUI, or anything drug- or alcohol-related on your criminal record. They also only accept Texas residents.

Though not required, we always recommend getting a passport. Hauling freight into Canada has become more streamlined, and a passport will give you more options for the future. The same applies to endorsements. We advise getting all available endorsements up front, regardless of company requirements, which will keep you prepared for future opportunities.

Bring as much paperwork with you as you can, including any medical records or forms which could prove past employment and help with the background investigations. Always be certain that your birth certificate and social security card are un-laminated originals.

Cost Structure Of Raider Expresses CDL Training

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What is the cost of Raider Expresses program?

The program is completely free of charge, with no contract or pay-back.

What are all of the up-front costs?

There are no upfront costs.

Will my meals be paid for?

No. Students are responsible for meals.

Will my room be paid for?

Yes, then a payroll deduction of $25/week.

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