EXCLUSIVE TRAINING FOR HAUL STARS
This exclusive, PAM-sponsored training program is for recent CDL graduates after completing training with their mentor, who demonstrate they have what it takes to be a “Haul Star.” Our 5-day program is a fast track to earning experienced, driver-level pay, as much as $800 a week or more in gross pay.
HAUL STAR ACADEMY BENEFITS
If you are selected as a Haul Star, you’ll learn driving techniques that can help you advance quickly to an experienced skill level, while working alongside a professional instructor. Your training will be 5 days, Monday through Friday. You’ll use your truck and equipment throughout the training, and you’ll receive $100 for each day of training. After you complete the program, you’ll become part of our elite, student driver fleet!
If you’re selected for the Haul Star Academy, you’ll get exclusive training to help you:
LEARN VALUABLE SKILLSOn-the-road scenario training
EARN MORE FASTERStraight to an elevated CPM when you finish the 5-day training program
GROW YOUR CAREERUpgrade to elite student driver fleet for faster career advancement
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Qualified program candidates will be identified during the first three weeks of driving school. After you’ve gotten your CDL, completed your hours on a mentor truck, and after you’ve made the upgrade to 1st seat (when you get your own truck), we’ll notify you if you’ve been selected for the Haul Star Academy.
- Solid work history
- Perfect attendance while in school
- First test pass while taking CDL
- Good/positive attitude
- Recommendation from driving school
- Pass upgrade on the first attempt
TRAINING ACTIVITIESHaul Star Academy delivers additional training to better refine areas such as:
- Trip/pre-trip planning
- Seasonal training
- Backing: 45 degree, backing in truck stops, backing at docks
- Turns: turning in tight areas
- Depth perception/SMITH system
- Clock management
- Fuel management
- Low clearances
- PLUS, you’ll get to participate in activities such as:
- Shadowing training/mentor program (DM/operations/logs/safety)
- Celebration lunch (final day)