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Why Become a Trainer?

Your Benefits:

  • $1,000+ per Trainee in bonuses
  • Make an extra $10,000 per year when you train 10 students
  • Trainer trucks run an average of 3,500 miles per week


  • Trainers can run regional or full 48
  • Trainers get preferred routes and home time
  • High performers run 4,500 miles a week

What Do You Need to Qualify as a Trainer?

  • Experienced drivers and/or former trainers must have a minimum of 30 days with Knight.
  • Must have at least 80,000 Miles solo & 1 winter season driving OTR.
  • Must be a company driver.
  • Must be willing to run a minimum of 2 weeks at a time.
  • No overdue B services in the last 3 months.
  • No more than 1 moving violation in the last year.
  • No more than 1 preventable Incident/Accident in last year.
  • Review all preventable accidents.
  • Smart Drive installed with a score < 30.
  • Review any motorist reports in the last year.
  • Must show Appropriate use of logs (violations, correct line 4 use and PC use, unassigned trips)
  • Must be current on safety training
  • Must have completed Online Orientation.

Apply Now to Become a Trainer

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