Profile For Ronald M.

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  • Location:
    TN

  • Driving Status:
    Considering A Career

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  • Joined Us:
    4 years ago

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Posted:  4 years ago

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After two weeks on the road as a drive away driver I can answer questions

Thats what i want to know. I know you.can get new runs but have to get to location or have a tow car

If the bus and rental cars aren't paid by the compnay than what are you really clearing?

Posted:  4 years ago

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After two weeks on the road as a drive away driver I can answer questions

Which company are you with? Id like to find out more as im about to start with drive away specalist and work for mamo. Please contact me

So when I first posted about being a drive away driver I had many questions, well after two weeks I can answer questions. If anyone has questions send me a PM and I will give my cell number is someone has several questions.

What is Drive away?

In a nutshell, any vehicle that needs to be moved from point A to point B that requires a cdl and in some cases does not.

Who do you work for?

I am 1099 independent contractor, some drivers work for several companies I'm focused on one company for now.

whats the pay?

All CDL drivers are between .50 cpm and .75 cpm depending on the truck even if it doesn't require a cdl .............non cdl drivers make .45 cpm

So it's like being an O/O?

Yes and no....the company pays for fuel/ tolls and on longer runs will pay 50 dollars a night for hotel room. If I want to take a week off I can. To stay on the company books they ask you drive 600 miles a month.

How many miles are you getting?

first week was 1800 this week 2300

How do you get paid?

You can get an advance of 275 a day and at the end of each run you submit all receipts for fuel and tolls and approved hotels. you keep the originals to claim on taxes. you receive your payment 2 days after you submit your paperwork.

How do you get from one load to another?

Lots of drivers use greyhound, rental cars (sometimes paid by company) or use a tow car.

What do you drive?

So far a Fed ex van non cdl, a 26 ft custom box truck, a firetruck, and a few sleeper cabs. The box truck had the most miles at 2000 the Van had 30 miles.

Anything else we should know?

I'm enjoying it so far, making over 1000 a week clear and there is no force dispatch so I have a say in where I go and when.

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE SEVERAL COMPANIES DO THIS KIND OF WORK BUT DON'T PAY AS WELL AND HAVE A POOR TRACK RECORD, MY COMPANY HAS PEOPLE THAT HAVE WORKED FOR THEM FOR 15 YEARS.

Again any questions post them here and send me a pm

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