Home Run INC Orientation

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Hello, I am a graduate from a local college. So I have no experience driving cmv's. I started orientation on may 23rd and ended on may 26th( so orientation was four days long). So first day we filled out paperwork. Then started a long quest on video watching. Mostly three days of video's. We went to local shipper (lowes) and watch their operations. Did a road test on the third day. The fourth day we did more paperwork and going over rules of company. They have $500 orientation and sign on bonus. Stay on bonus and also referral bonus ($3200). This is a flatbed company and a very small town feel company. As of right now I love the decision I made coming here. In 6 months I am able to transfer to local board. I will try to update on my progress with company and trainer. Happy hauling everbody.

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

CMV:

Commercial Motor Vehicle

A CMV is a vehicle that is used as part of a business, is involved in interstate commerce, and may fit any of these descriptions:

  • Weighs 10,001 pounds or more
  • Has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of 10,001 pounds or more
  • Is designed or used to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) not for compensation
  • Is designed or used to transport 9 or more passengers (including the driver) for compensation
  • Is transporting hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placards
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