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Take advantage of our CRST Tuition Reimbursement Program that offers $425 a month!



Take advantage of our CRST Tuition Reimbursement Program that offers $425 a month!


CRST proudly supports our veteran and active duty military! We offer a variety of rewarding benefits including higher starting pay!

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Join our team and check out all the career opportunities available as soon as you are ready to get out on the road!

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Attend Training & Onboarding

As a student, you will complete 3-4 weeks of classroom and driving training, then 2 days of onboarding. You will learn all about CRST, hours of service, safety awareness and all the necessary information to help you be prepared for the road. We offer small class sizes for personalized attention. After successful onboarding, you will be a CRST employee and ready to use your skills and training on the road with a mentor.

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Attend Onboarding

CRST is ready to get your driving career started! For new Class-A CDL holders, we offer the highest tuition reimbursement program in the industry, hands on training during onboarding, 24/7 driver support, beyond compare pay and benefits and opportunities for local, regional and over the road!

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Drive With A Mentor

Learn first-hand and one-on-one from an industry professional as part of a driver team. You will gain real-world experience in load monitoring, driving in a wide variety of driving conditions, practicing defensive driving, and much more. This is where you can start achieving your personal career goals! Learn more about new opportunities.

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Let’s Get You On The Road!

After you complete onboarding, you’ll be matched with a driver mentor for on-the-road training. After that, you can select any co-driver who lives in your area – even a friend or spouse – and start earning $0.40 CPM. Endless opportunities and benefits await in your new career!

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Why train with the best at CRST?

With our best in class, over the road training expert drivers, we offer a flat pay at $700.00 a week while you drive with your over the road mentor. Consistent pay raises over the next year will be available. CRST also has 24 hour driving support.

Our goal is to get you on the road quickly and safely. While you are training we offer free transportation to our training facility, a comfortable dorm with Wi-Fi, amenities, and free breakfast and lunch. Tuition reimbursement of up to $8,000 is available.

CRST offers the longest average trucking miles in the industry, join us today!

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“No more worrying about paying the bills or putting food on the table. CRST has given me the dignity and purpose my life was lacking. Finally, I’m proud to tell my kids what I do for a living. It’s not always an easy job – but it’s an important and essential one."

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  • Weekly Hometime options available
  • Paid vacations
  • Competitive 401k retirement match plan
  • Affordable medical coverage, dental and free life insurance
  • High tech trucks and equipment
  • Paid layover and detention
  • Longest average trucking miles in the industry
  • 99% no-touch, 80% drop and hook freight
  • Truck fleets have average age of 18 months
  • Ownership world class lease purchase program
  • Opportunities for career growth

Join us and make a difference with your essential skills. We guarantee our recruiters can find the freedom and flexibility that best suits you. Call or chat with them now.

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Career Path

When you’re ready to grow, we’re ready. Be in control of your career at CRST. Choose any of our impressive driving opportunities and explore all of our other areas when you want a new challenge or need a different driving experience.


Earn your CDL-A with training through our Expedited driving academy. We support you so you can succeed.



Our trucks run virtually nonstop, which means more money for you. Should you want to drive any other way, we can make that happen after only 6 months.



Fulfill your driving commitment and you can move to one of the most-trusted flatbed providers in the industry. Here, you’ll be supported and earn great pay options.



Continue to explore other driving opportunities. Earn more and receive unparalleled support while working with products that require special handling.



With local, regional and home daily routes available across the 48 states, explore America. And, do it all while enjoying great pay and benefits.



When you join CRST versus a private fleet, you’ll have a consistent route, variety of home time, and great pay options.



Lease purchase and contractors can explore all the different ways to drive with CRST. You’ll have more options and the freedom you want.



What are the general qualifications?

  1. You must be at least 21 years old.
  2. You must pass a DMV/D.O.T. (Dept. of Transportation) physical and a pre-employment drug screen.
  3. You must have a good driving record and have been licensed in the United States for a minimum of six months in the last three years.
  4. All criminal convictions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and reviewed by management.

What should I bring to training with me?

  1. Valid U.S. Driver’s License and Birth Certificate.
  2. Valid Social Security Card (Must be original and in good condition, copies not accepted)
  3. Acceptable immigration documentation if you are not a U.S. citizen.
  4. Any employment documentation required to complete the CRST Expedited driver application unemployment records, tax forms for self-employment, notarized letters, etc. (These documents are very helpful for the Referencing Department during the hiring process.)
  5. Voided Check for transfer to your bank accounts. (If you do not have a voided check, you can use a letter from your bank, on bank letterhead, containing the name of the account holder, account number, and the bank routing number.)
  6. Rcodes and Ecodes need valid CDL and Social Security card or Birth certificate.

How often is onboarding offered?

Onboarding is held every Monday at each terminal (as well as Wednesday at the Cedar Rapids locations).

What is included in the pre-work screen?

Step test, squat test, front carry, floor to head lift, crouch test, step/step, kneel/kneel, horizontal pull test.

What should I expect with onboarding?

A 2 day onboarding class will take place prior to getting hired with CRST. Onboarding sites are determined by your geographic location. Your recruiter can give you more information or you can refer to the checklist on our website at If you have any questions before or during onboarding, please contact a recruiter.

Where is onboarding?

Onboarding sites are determined by your geographic location. Our onboarding locations are located in Cedar Rapids IA, Jacksonville FL, Dallas TX, and Riverside CA. Your recruiter can give you more information or you can refer to the checklist on our website at If you have any questions before or during onboarding, please contact a recruiter.

How long do I need to be with a mentor?

You will be with a driver mentor for 21-28 days. Please remember that all new drivers are expected to immediately start driving with their driver mentor following onboarding.

What about Tuition Reimbursement?

Tuition Reimbursement is available for recent graduates within the last year. We can reimburse up to $8,000 for your tuition. This can be paid directly to the driver or to lender in $425 increments each month until it’s paid out. Contact your recruiter for details-have school receipts handy!