Want To Be A Car Hauler With Little Or No Experience

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GMF's Comment
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Want to be a car hauler with little or no experience. I am currently hauling cars. 3 car hauler. But what I really want is to drive a 9 car hauler. Any advise?

Leeva804's Comment
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Want to be a car hauler with little or no experience. I am currently hauling cars. 3 car hauler. But what I really want is to drive a 9 car hauler. Any advise?

I believe swift has their own car haul division. You could likely call and ask them.

Joseph D.'s Comment
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Are you by chance located around Chicagoland?

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Cassens, Jack Cooper, United Road have a huge presence here in Chicago you can check with them to see if they hire near your location.

Bird-One's Comment
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I have never seen a Swift car hauler in my life but than again I started seeing Swift flatbedders for the first time last year. Bobcat mentioned the biggest 3 in the Chicago area. I think 2 of those 3 are union. Juicebox is a car hauler but he had a year of flatbed experience prior too. Been a bit since I've seen him on here though.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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I've never seen a Swift mobile parking lot, either.

I recommend learning to drive a CMV first, then try a specialized freight.

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
GMF's Comment
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Thanks everyone!

I live in GA Jonesboro 25 miles south of ATL

I have been driving for about 2yrs

GMF's Comment
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Cassens, Jack Cooper, United Road have a huge presence here in Chicago you can check with them to see if they hire near your location.

Thanks. Will check...

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