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Federal transportation regulations (Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations) require carriers to request and former employers to provide historical employment information for driver applicants. In connection with your driver application with Melton Truck Lines Inc., said prospective employer may also obtain one or more reports regarding your credit, driving and/or criminal background history from a consumer reporting agency and/or other resources. If a prospective employer uses any information it obtains in a background report to not hire you or to make any adverse employment decisions regarding you, you will be entitled to a copy of that report and a summary of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. A prospective employer cannot obtain background reports from consumer reporting agencies or other sources regarding you unless you consent in writing. Your signature below will acknowledge your consent and release of this information for purposes of evaluating your application for employment. Please read the below consent, waiver and release regarding your background reports carefully.


Having made such driver application to the Company indicated above and desiring that they be informed as to my previous employment, credit, driving and/or criminal history, I hereby authorize representatives of Melton Truck Lines Inc to investigate, request, record and otherwise verify information on all subject matter as contained in my employment application, including but not limited to my driving and safety history, accidents, tickets or other work incidents, the circumstances surrounding my termination or leaving the company, drug and alcohol testing results (including pre-employment tests), criminal record, driving and educational qualifications. I understand that I am consenting to the release of safety performance information including crash data from the previous five (5) years and inspection history from the previous three (3) years, as well as any reference-related information about me held or known by my former employers, supervisors, co-workers, and all other persons or organizations that Melton Truck Lines Inc might contact in the course of conducting a reference check or background investigation of my suitability for employment (including on line services and other report providers), albeit concerning my education, experience, abilities, attitude, specific events, work or non-work related characteristics or traits that currently are in the possession of the requested organization or its representatives.

In exchange for Melton´┐Żs consideration of my employment application, I also hereby release from any and all liability: Melton Truck Lines, my former employers and all other organizations or persons whomever who may assist in requesting or providing such confirmation / information in verification of my application or in their good faith efforts to investigate, record, maintain or subsequently release or disclose such information in conjunction with federal transportation regulations. I understand and agree that by said Release, I am agreeing not to file or pursue any complaints, claims, or legal actions against my former employers, Mellton, or any of their affiliated companies, employees, representatives, agents, contractors or vendors arising out of their effort to obtain, consider, respond or otherwise assist in providing requested background information and reports. I have read the above Notice Regarding Background Reports, and I understand my rights to receive a copy of any report upon which said prospective employer declines my employment application or takes other adverse employment action. Subject to my subsequent right to in writing specifically request adverse reports relied upon, I waive provision of all such reports or legal summaries by Melton Truck Lines prior to and subsequent to any adverse employment decision


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Melton Truck Lines Pay & Benefits

Ask us about our Pay Increase!
We pay drivers based on verifiable OTR experience, and give raises based on miles driven with Melton.

Average drivers make $50,000 per year.

Health/Dental, Vision, 401 (k) Retirement Program, Paid Vacations, Home Christmas Day, Fuel Bonus Program, Pass it On Bonus, and Paid Orientation! Free $20,000 Life Insurance (w/ Double Indemnity Provision) and Supplemental Life Insurance are Available! All benefits are effective the first of the month following 90 days of service.

Contact the benefits department or your recruiter for current rates.


80/20 PPO, $600 deductible per person, $1,100 max for family $20 co-pay for office visits (if a part of the PPO network)

Dental Coverage

  • • 100% Preventative
  • • $50 Deductible
  • • 80% Basic
  • • 50% Major
  • • $1500 Annual Maximum
  • • $50 Orthodontic Deductible
  • • $1,500 Lifetime Maximum


Reimbursed up to $200.00 annually for covered employee. Up to $100.00 annually for covered Spouse or Child/Children.

Paid Vacation

  • 1 week after 1 year
  • 2 weeks after 2 years
  • 3 weeks after 10 years

Cafeteria Plan

Flexible Spending Account

Liberal Rider Program

Short Term Disability

$36.82 per month.

401K Retirement

Vested after 3 years.

Safety Recognition Programs

Rewards for professional, safe driving with quarterly gift certificates, hat pins, patches, jackets, diamond rings, and much more!

Must be 18 years of age or older. Children over 10 years of age can ride during the summer months..

Melton Truck Lines Driver Qualifications

If you are looking for a company that offers excellent pay, top-of-the-line equipment, and terrific benefits, Melton can help. We are now hiring professional over the road drivers with at least 1 month of recent solo over the road driving experience.

Driver Requirements

  • • At least 21 years of age
  • • A valid CDL Class A from the state you reside in
  • • You must meet all applicable D.O.T. regulations (including a D.O.T. physical and NIDA approved drug screen administered by Melton's company physician)
  • • No more than 4 moving violations in the last 3 years.
  • • No more than 2 preventable accidents in the last 3 years.
  • • No more than 1 "D.O.T. Reportable" Preventable in the last 3 years
  • • No felonies within the last 7 years.
  • • Must pass an integrity interview and meet Melton's work attendance and availability requirements
  • • No suspensions resulting from points or tickets in the last 3 years
  • • Misdemeanors will be considered on a case by case basis.

For more details on why you should work with Melton, simply click on the Pay/Benefits Tab or call our Recruiting Department at 800-635-8669.

All items are subject to change without prior notice.

Melton Truck Lines Is Hiring Professional Class A CDL, OTR Truck Drivers!

Recognized as an award-winning flatbed carrier since 1954, Melton Truck Lines is in the top 1% of industry pay and offers excellent benefits to attract only the most elite and professional drivers.

We are currently seeking Class A CDL, OTR Truck Drivers who are recent CDL School graduates or have at least 1 month OTR driving experience. Drivers must be at least 21 years of age.

Our Class A CDL, OTR Truck Drivers serve the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and provide shippers with consistent, on-time transportation services. We operate within driver-friendly shipping lanes and have a 98% on-time pickup and delivery record, utilizing the most advanced technology available in our 100% air-ride fleet of late-model equipment.

It's through our reputation as one of the most dependable international carriers in the United States, Canada and Mexico that we invite you to check us out. Become one of our satisfied drivers, and we'll do everything in our power to help you succeed. Apply today to be a part of Melton Truck Lines, an industry leader.