Twic For Rider

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Kevin L.'s Comment
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Hi I was just wondering if you have an authorized rider with you when you go to a port. If you have a twic card does the rider also need one? How would that be handled. Can a passenger of a truck get one with their passport and money even if they dont have a job.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

PJ's Comment
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The ports I went to would not allow non carrier employee’s past security. I was hauling chemicals so I don’t know if this was specific to the chemical side or a port in general rule. I’ve never had a rider going into a port.

Kevin L.'s Comment
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Humm makes me wonder if they would question the rider at all if they had their own twic card. As they would have had to go through the background check and clearance to be unescorted prior to being isdued the twic card.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Jeffry T.'s Comment
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They should not need to have there own twic card if you have one you should be allowed to escort them. However each site has there own site specific rules.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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They should not need to have there own twic card if you have one you should be allowed to escort them. However each site has there own site specific rules.

But they might have to pay the port charge. My local one is $10 for TWIC holders and $20 for non.

TWIC by its very name is "Transportation Worker Identification Credential"

Therefore, not an employee, then no credentials.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Jeffry T.'s Comment
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They should not need to have there own twic card if you have one you should be allowed to escort them. However each site has there own site specific rules.

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But they might have to pay the port charge. My local one is $10 for TWIC holders and $20 for non.

TWIC by its very name is "Transportation Worker Identification Credential"

Therefore, not an employee, then no credentials.

Yeah that would be a site specific rule like I was saying hauling steel go into several different ports and I was a security manager at a large steel mill when they rolled out the twic program and it encompasses much more then truck drivers there's just a lot of grey area that's why every port has different rules pertaining to this.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

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