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As a student with CRST Expedited training for your CDL-A is Company sponsored and you will have job security with your new career as a truck driver.

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With your CDL-A, the opportunities to grow
are huge. From OTR, to local to anything in
between. It starts with you.

28 Days of CDL-A
Training is all it takes to
start a solid career.

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When you train for a CDL-A and a new career as a truck driver with CRST, your training is free and your job is secure!

Without training and one–two years of experience, it can be hard to find a job as a truck driver. CRST can help.

What is training like at the academy?

We offer Company Sponsored CDL-A training and room & board is provided up front while you’re at our academy and, in return, we’ll ask you to driver for us for ten months. It's not the plaza hotel, we wish it could be, but it's clean, safe, and a way to get you trained and earning quickly.

Thousands of successful drivers have come through our driving academy and gone on to earn well over $100k per year. That's not a typo.

Without training and 1-2 years
experience, it's really hard finding
a job as a truck driver. CRST can help.

$$$ After 13 Months of
Training you can
earn really big.
Experienced OTR
Drivers Can Earn...
$660 to
$1,380
Avg. per week

These CRST CDL-A Drivers were where you are now.
They did it, and so can you.

BEFORE:

  • Stockroom pick-n-pack
  • INCOME: $15,000 per year
  • FUTURE: Uncertain

AFTER:

  • CRST OTR Truck Driver
  • INCOME: $62,000 per year after 10 months
  • FUTURE: Bright. He is planning on becoming an owner operator and jumping income to over $100,000 per year.

BEFORE:

  • House cleaning and odd jobs
  • INCOME: $12,000 per year
  • FUTURE: Uncertain

AFTER:

  • CRST OTR Truck Driver
  • INCOME: $58,000 per year after 10 months
  • FUTURE: Wide open. She is getting a dedicated route in 9 months.

BEFORE:

  • Kitchen help at fast food restaurants
  • INCOME: $17,000 per year
  • FUTURE: Uncertain

AFTER:

  • CRST OTR Truck Driver
  • INCOME: $74,000 per year after 10 months
  • FUTURE: Amazing. He already made a lease purchase and considering a second to sub-lease out the truck.

I had an awesome experience obtaining my cdl through CRST Trucking Training program! I have no experience; but with the training I received at CRST, I am safely driving tractor trailers across the country. The instructors are great and are very patient. I am so excited to finally drive over the road. If you are thinking about getting into trucking, CRST will be your best bet and a great opportunity!

- Michelle N. Page

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How much can a CDL-A OTR Driver earn?

That is a great question!

After 13 Months of Training you can earn really big.

Experienced OTR Drivers

$660 – $1,380

Avg. per week

This pay scale applies to experienced drivers who do not need OTR training with a lead driver.

$0.46

Per mile at the top of the scale!

What is it like being out on the road for a few weeks at a time?

We asked CRST drivers who started just like you about their experience.
They gave some tips and advice too.

Hear their stories.

What is training at the academy like?

We offer no-cost CDL-A training and free room & board while you're at our Academy and in return, we'll ask you to drive for us for 10 months. It's not the plaza hotel, we wish it could be, but it's clean, safe, and a way to get you trained and earning quickly.

Thousands of successful drivers have come through our driving academy and gone on to earn well over $100k per year. That's not a typo.

Learn More.

Talk to a recruiter now!

Insurance? You bet!

In addition to earnings potential, we give every driver real
benefits: Comprehensive insurance, incentives and more.
We want you earning big, safe and happy.

Yes, happy! If you're not happy, we lose you and we don't want that. Our pledge is to
keep you happy and always be looking for ways to improve the job.

Ten great reasons to
train and drive with CRST

  1. Affordable top-carrier medical, dental, and life insurance.
  2. Matched 401(k) plan.
  3. Guaranteed home time: one day off for every week out.
  4. 99% no-touch and 80% drop-and-hook freight.
  5. The longest average trucking miles in the industry.
  6. Average fleet age of just 1 1/4 years.
  7. Hundreds of new trucks with late-model equipment.
  8. Industry-leading truck driving safety program.
  9. Chances to advance in driving career
  10. Hazmat Mileage Bonus

Support is everything when you're starting out and there is no one better than CRST. We've been helping people just like you get a fresh start for over 70 years.

Support is everything when you're starting out and there is no one better than CRST. We've been helping people just like you get a fresh start for over 70 years.

Learn More.

Talk to a recruiter now!

Will you always have to drive OTR and
be out weeks at a time?

Nope!

Dedicated

Flatbed

Hazmat

With only 13 months safe driving experience, a wider range of driving opportunities opens up to you. Advance your career with an industry leader as a professional driver in any of our top-notch divisions.

Intermodal

Oversize

Local

CRST Hiring Areas

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Put yourself on the right career track with CRST.

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