Placement - Questions to Ask when Interviewing an Prospective Employer

When interviewing for a Commercial Vehicle Driving position, it's important that the job is a good fit. Here are some tips/questions to use when you go for an interview.


  1. How much should I expect to make a year?
  2. Will I be paid mileage or percentage?
  3. Will I be paid for loading or unloading?
  4. Do you have any bonus programs? (safety, fuel)
  5. Does pay increase with experience?
  6. How often will I be paid? How will I be paid?


  1. What kind of insurance package do you offer?
  2. Do you have paid holidays? How many?
  3. Do you have paid vacations?
  4. What type of retirement package do you offer?

General Information

  1. What type of equipment will I be driving?
  2. Will I be assigned a truck?
  3. Will I be running team or solo?
  4. How long will I be gone?
  5. How much time will I get?
  6. How long will I be with a trainer?
  7. Do you have a forced dispatch?
  8. Do you have a tuition reimbursement program? If so, how does it work?

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