Drivers, There is a second chance trucking company.

by Brian W. Franks
(Middlesex NC US)

I graduated from truck driving school on Jun 24, 2008. I had 4 felonies and 4 misdemeanors. I got all of them 2 years earlier. I had a job driving coast to coast on jul 1 2008. I asked the secretary at the trucking school for some help finding a job after telling her the trouble I had been in.

Well she gave me a number for a company called Carolina Cargo. They are out of Rock Hill, SC. I called the number and the owner of the company answered the phone and I told him my story. This is what he said "We are all about second chances, as long as you don't have a speeding ticket for running 20 mph over the posted speed limit we will hire you. I don't care if you have a murder charge, or a simple bad check on your record. We don't check criminal records." So I faxed them my mvr and about 2 hours later I received a phone call and it was the hr lady for Carolina cargo.

She said "How l9ong would it take for you to get to The terminal in Rock Hill, SC?" I said about 3 hours. She said well pack your things and come right now. Pack enough for three weeks. We'll put you in a hotel tonight and you will head out west with a trainer tomorrow morning.

I was so happy that somebody still believed in me. My first load was from Kings Mtn, NC, to Las Vegas, NV. I don't work there anymore I am driving local now that I have my experience, but I do take a regional run every once in while.

The number to call is 803-789-3100. I think the hr person now is Kevin. They also have a web site: Carolinacargo.com
I hope this helps, and good luck out there.

Brian W. Franks p.s. always give the glory to God!!!

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Mar 08, 2014
Grateful for ur insights NEW
by: Anonymous

U guys have been very helpful. Thnx

Mar 08, 2014
Grateful for ur insights NEW
by: Anonymous

U guys have been very helpful. Thnx

Jan 02, 2014
second chance? NEW
by: paul

Back in sept 2012 I did my dot drug test and came up positive for thc. Since then I've been through my sap and come up clean and ready to go. But,having a hard time getting back to work. I know some of the hard liners out there are going to say serves you right, just hear me out. First experience: I have done two years otr with flatbed doing everything, including oversize loads. 3 years local doing many different loads flatbed and box. Second tickets etc: none period, no accidents, nothing. Third Job performance: my last local job I was never late on a load and never missed one day of work in three years. My previous two years otr?, no tickets, no accidents and was only late on one load. Do I deserve this? Maybe. But if I'm hired there's more of a guarantee I won't be doing drugs than your average driver. Because I will be on a stringent drug testing schedule.Aznative2467@hotmail.com. EXCELLENT DRIVER.

Oct 07, 2013
1 Good guy with some bad luck. NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been a trucker sense 2004. I was doing fine until my can-do attitude got the better of me. While pulling a liquid tanker I got lost, and found myself in a residential neighborhood. The road was raised and I came to T in the road. I tried to turn left and when my trailer caught the shoulder and I turned over. After a year and a half I got a chance to drive again,(log truck)I found my self on an unfamiliar road, which curved to the left and dipped to the right. I turned over again. Log trucks and liquid tankers are as dangerous. Stay clear of them. I would love to drive again, Please call me @ 205 471-2345 if anybody could use my services I don't have any home time requirements so I can stay on the road as long as you need me to.

Oct 07, 2013
1 Good guy with some bad luck. NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been a trucker sense 2004. I was doing fine until my can-do attitude got the better of me. While pulling a liquid tanker I got lost, and found myself in a residential neighborhood. The road was raised and I came to T in the road. I tried to turn left and when my trailer caught the shoulder and I turned over. After a year and a half I got a chance to drive again,(log truck)I found my self on an unfamiliar road, which curved to the left and dipped to the right. I turned over again. Log trucks and liquid tankers are as dangerous. Stay clear of them. I would love to drive again, Please call me @ 205 471-2345 if anybody could use my services I don't have any home time requirements so I can stay on the road as long as you need me to.

Sep 14, 2013
need help NEW
by: Mr . Johnson

Is there a such thing as second chance in the trucking industry . can someone please tell me

Sep 14, 2013
need help NEW
by: Mr . Johnson

Is there a such thing as second chance in the trucking industry

Jun 04, 2013
They won't give everyone a second chance. NEW
by: Anonymous

Sure they will hire felons and people with misdemenors, but still if you have a dwi in the last 5 years they won't hire you. no different than the other trucking companies. So second chance huh?

May 22, 2013
Look for trucking job. Look no further. NEW
by: Anonymous

Well this is for guys that are looking for a good company to give a Secound chance no matter what. The name if the company is called super service LLC. They will give you a chance and give you your owe truck as Lon as you pass a dot test and pass the road test. I was lookin for a trucking company after I had an Accident with my last company which was Crst. And I was looking for work for 3 mouth and no trucking company wanted to hire me besides super service. They start or at 32 cpm an a $300.sign on bound. If you need to be Referred tell them ID# COCL sent you. Good luck and god bless. Hope this is helpful.

May 22, 2013
Look for trucking job. Look no further. NEW
by: Anonymous

Well this is for guys that are looking for a good company to give a Secound chance no matter what. The name if the company is called super service LLC. They will give you a chance and give you your owe truck as Lon as you pass a dot test and pass the road test. I was lookin for a trucking company after I had an Accident with my last company which was Crst. And I was looking for work for 3 mouth and no trucking company wanted to hire me besides super service. They start or at 32 cpm an a $300.sign on bound. If you need to be Referred tell them ID# COCL sent you. Good luck and god bless. Hope this is helpful.

Dec 24, 2011
HELP!! NEW
by: Anonymous

i need help can any one tell me what to do?
i was driving for a well known company swift and i had two preventable accidents with then two months well the 1 st one i took the blame because my mentor did not want to get fried and he ask me to say i did it and like a fool i did ...... the second one was my fault and i was fried i know i can drive and i really want to get back out there i have nothing on my DAT i have no tickets. right now i am driving a straight get back on the truck and a van for a small company. i really want to get back on the road please help

Jun 21, 2011
changes
by: Anonymous

i called them. they told me 7 years.

Jul 15, 2010
Thanks for the Tip
by: Hervy

A lot of drivers need that lead, hope they are still open minded about giving people chances.

Thanks for posting it B Franks

Hervy

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