1 student per truck.
About 35 hours is spent in the classroom.
The Training Academy itself is average length, at 4 weeks. About a week is spent in the classroom, the rest will be on the practice range or road practice.
According to YRC, 50% of practice time will be spent practicing backing. YRC graduates will be running almost all doubles, so you'll need all the practice you can get.
On-the-road training is 4 weeks, 160 hours.
Drivers will be paid the current hourly rate.
Trainer/trainee runs as a solo truck.
Not applicable, trainer trucks do not have a top bunk.
The terminal manager will resolve issues and disputes.
Yes, non-smoking trainers may be requested.
5 years with company, safety record clean.
Not only is the on-the-road training run as a solo operation, but is run like an hourly day position, at 4 weeks/160 hours. With typical YRC drivers being out 5 days and home 2.5, it should prepare you for the job you'll be doing.
YRC trainers are also required to have quite a bit of time with the company compared to other programs, with a demonstrated safe driving record.
Union pay rates. 1st year drivers are paid per mile, $65,000 to $70,000 first year. City drivers typically make upwards of $20/hr.
5% yearly up to 3 years.
No, YRC Freight does not offer a fuel bonus.
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