Drivers who plan to go to a private truck driving school should get as many pre-hire letters as possible.
Many schools actually require pre-hire letters as a condition of enrollment.
A pre-hire letter is a trucking company's verification that a driver appears to meet their minimum qualifications for hire.
A pre-hire is not a guarantee of a job, but means that a driver will be considered for employment after graduating trucking school and getting their CDL.
Pre-qualifying helps to ensure that a CDL driver is hirable, even after getting their CDL.
A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:
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Pre-hire letters are acceptance letters from trucking companies to students, or even potential students, to verify placement. The trucking companies are saying in writing that the student, or potential student, appears to meet the company's minimum hiring requirements and is welcome to attend their orientation at the company’s expense once he or she graduates from truck driving school and has their CDL in hand.
We have an excellent article that will help you Understand The Pre-Hire Process.
The people that receive a pre-hire letter are people who meet the company's minimum hiring requirements, but it is not an employment contract. It is an invitation to orientation, and the orientation itself is a prerequisite to employment.
During the orientation you will get a physical, drug screen, and background check done. These and other qualifications must be met before someone in orientation is officially hired.