Narrowed Down To Pam, Knight, Or Swift.

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Sam C.'s Comment
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Which will keep me on the road more? Knight pays the most per mile for beginners with 31cpm vs pam and swift 28cpm, but the cpm means nothing if I cant get the miles in. So Im asking you guys, which is the better of the 3?

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Which will keep me on the road more? Knight pays the most per mile for beginners with 31cpm vs pam and swift 28cpm, but the cpm means nothing if I cant get the miles in. So Im asking you guys, which is the better of the 3?

Sam, Swift bumped everyone up a bit. Now Swift starts drivers at .35. I chose Knight for school, but for my only traffic ticket they wanted me to wait till this July. I went to Swift (before the raise) and have no complaints.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Seppo's Comment
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I chose Knight for school, but for my only traffic ticket they wanted me to wait till this July.

Errol, can you elaborate? I had seen this in a previous post of yours and meant to ask about it; I believe you mentioned they had told you that you can't have a speeding ticket less than a year old on your record? I've been accepted to Knight, set to begin orientation in July, but I did receive a speeding ticket in December. I mentioned it on my application, my recruiter said there were no problems that he saw on my record. I'm concerned Knight will wait until I arrive at orientation to tell me I'm ineligible due to the ticket and I'll be back at square one and out the cost of my transportation and accommodation. Should I have a backup plan in place?

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Bleemus's Comment
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I chose Knight for school, but for my only traffic ticket they wanted me to wait till this July.

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Errol, can you elaborate? I had seen this in a previous post of yours and meant to ask about it; I believe you mentioned they had told you that you can't have a speeding ticket less than a year old on your record? I've been accepted to Knight, set to begin orientation in July, but I did receive a speeding ticket in December. I mentioned it on my application, my recruiter said there were no problems that he saw on my record. I'm concerned Knight will wait until I arrive at orientation to tell me I'm ineligible due to the ticket and I'll be back at square one and out the cost of my transportation and accommodation. Should I have a backup plan in place?

I would email your recruiter asking specifically if that speeding ticket would cause an issue at all. If they reply that it isn't a problem print that email and bring it with you to training.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Sam C.'s Comment
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Im going with knight. hope to start july

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