DOT Foods

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Leroy S.'s Comment
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Any dot foods regional drivers from Liverpool NY? I just had my interview with them yesterday and was told I will get a call tomorrow, Wednesday. I got some hints they were going to continue me on the hiring process. What do you like about dot foods as a company? What do you hate most? How is the training for a no-touch regional driver out of NY? I’m hoping I get a good call tomorrow as I think I’m a good candidate. Going through NTTS, military background as a truck driver. Perfect driving record. Perfect background as I do actually have a conceal carry in Onondaga county so the background check for hazmat won’t be a problem for me. I do also have an educational background as well. What do you think? Maybe I have good chances?

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

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