FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are Hyndman’s main lanes?

We go everywhere, but our main lanes are between Southwestern Ontario and Southwestern and Southeastern U.S. NO New York City. International solo drivers average 2,400 – 2,800 miles per week and international teams average 5,000 – 5,700 per week.

What are the requirements to be an OTR driver?

  • We prefer company drivers have their FAST card, but we do not require it.
  • Proof of Border Crossing Documents if you do not have the FAST card yet (ALL drivers must be eligible to cross the U.S. border)

Where is orientation & will I be paid?

We hold a 2.5 day orientation at our Ayr, ON terminal. Company drivers receive a $150.00 stipend. Travel, in-house accommodations and some meals are provided for long-distance travelers.

What is Hyndman’s rider policy?

Drivers are allowed to have a rider, call us at (800) 332-0515 for more details.

What are the requirements to become a driver at Hyndman?

  • Valid AZ (Class 1) Driver’s License
  • 6 months of verifiable, applicable tractor-trailer experience within the past 36 months
  • Current Abstract and CVOR in good standing – less than 30 days old
  • Criminal record search is in good standing – less than 6 months old
  • Current medical certificate

What can I expect from Hyndman’s operations?

Our operations focus heavily on safety. Drivers must be C-TPAT, ACE & FAST certified. We offer satellite communications; and each driver is assigned a driver manager. We have terminals strategically placed across North America. We have consistent traffic lanes; high frequency of inter-plant moves; and the highest frequency of trailers to tractors in the industry (more than 3 trailers per tractor). Drivers are permanently assigned tractors — no slip-seating!