United Road Company Review

United Road Company Overview

United Road company logo

United Road is a vehicle logistics provider orchestrating vehicle transport and car delivery services of over 1.8 million vehicles per year. Auto transport clients include all major global car manufacturers, vehicle re-marketers, financial institutions, car auctions, car dealers, retail single units and auto transport services for personally owned cars, trucks, and other vehicles.

Divisions include United Road, Vehicle Transport USA, car dealers, and private parties in North America, Autolog, Pilot Transport, and Alaska Vehicle Transport.

United Road Paid CDL Training

United Road Paid CDL Training

United Road offers a full paid CDL training program where you can get your CDL for little or no money up front. Click the button below to learn more about it:

Learn More About United Road's Paid CDL Training

  • Length Of Training At United Road

    The training at United Road will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • United Road Average Pay During Training

    You will average approximately $0 per week during your training.

  • Solo Versus Team Dispatch During Training

    You are dispatched as a team during training with United Road

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At United Road you will run solo after training.

United Road Corporate Headquarters

Map of United Road corporate headquarters
10701 Middlebelt Road
Romulus, MI 48174
Phone: 734-947-7900
Website: United Road

Getting Hired At United Road

United Road Minimum Hiring Qualifications

Qualifications for Drivers:

  • Class A CDL
  • 6 months OTR experience (prefer 1-3 years)
  • No more than 2 moving violations in the previous 3 years
  • No DUIs or pleads to a lesser charge
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    United Road does not allow any DUI's

United Road Hiring Area

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Nebraska
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas

Minimum Hiring Age For United Road

United Road Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
  • Venture 23  
  • NFI 23  
  • Lone Star 22  
  • Maverick 21  
  • Swift 21  
  • United Road 21  

Minimum Experience Required For United Road

United Road Minimum Experience:
6 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
  • Rush  6  
  • United Road  6  
  • Dillon  6  
  •  Crete
    No Experience Required
  •  Watkins Shepard
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

United Road Driver Benefits

Company Driver Benefits:

  • Experienced drivers can earn an average of $63,000 annually
  • Medical (BC/BS), prescription, and dental coverage
  • 401k retirement savings program
  • Paid holidays and vacation

United Road Operations

Driving Opportunities At United Road

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Car Hauler

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR

United Road Operating Area

United Road operates all 48 contiguous states

United Road Terminal Locations

United Road terminal locations
  • Romulus, MI

United Road Yearly Miles

United Road: 134,000,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
  • Averitt  377.56M
  • Central Transport  174.06M
  • MVT  169.45M
  • United Road  134M
  • P&S  90M
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M

United Road Company Policies

  • United Road Home Time Options

    United Road has the following home time options available:

  • United Road Rider Policy

    United Road does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • United Road Tuition Reimbursement

    United Road does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • United Road Pet Policy

    United Road does not allow pets.

United Road Company Equipment

United Road Number Of Trucks

United Road Number Of Trucks:
2,036 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
  • AAA Cooper  2,400
  • United Road  2,036
  • Heartland  2,035
  • Maverick  1,200
  • Salmon  520
  • Lynden  198

United Road Number Of Trailers

United Road Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
  • CRST  7,300
  • CR England  5,500
  • Cowan  2,600
  • Lone Star  2,500
  • Wil-Trans  300
  • United Road  0

United Road Governed Speed

United Road Speed:

  • Carter  68 mph
  • MTS  68 mph
  • Trimac  65 mph
  • Koch  64 mph
  • Interstate  63 mph
  • Schneider  60 mph
  • United Road  0 mph

United Road Tractor Brands

  • United Road

  • SRT

  • Trimac

  • May

  • Swift

  • Dart

  • P&S

  • Covenant

  • XPO

  • Melton

  • MTS

  • Jim Palmer

United Road Transmission Types

United Road has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Covenant
    • MTS
    • Prime
    • SRT
    • Crete
    • K & B
  • Automatics
    • AAA Cooper
    • Dillon
    • Koch
    • Maverick
    • Carter
    • Watkins Shepard
  • Mix Of Both
    • Navajo
    • Melton
    • Ozark
    • Schneider
    • Jim Palmer
    • Wil-Trans

United Road APU Policy

United Road has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Carter
    • Prime
    • Trimac
    • Ozark
    • Wil-Trans
    • Navajo
  • Without APU's
    • Crete
    • Central Transport
    • Beelman
    • USA Truck
    • Transport America
    • Venture
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More