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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What mileage package do you pay from?

A: Barr-Nunn pays Practical Mileage using Rand McNally MileMaker©. Practical Mileage is a more realistic mileage than the Household Goods (HHG) mileage paid by some other carriers.

Q: How much driving experience is required?

A: We currently require 12 months of verifiable recent Over-the-Road(OTR) experience (See our Qualifications)

Q: In what part of the country do you operate?

A: We operate in the northeast, southeast, and midwestern United States. You will NOT need to deliver in New York City, Canada, or Mexico.

Q: How often will I get home?

A: It depends on the position, and we have several different options available based on where you live. Please use our zip code search to find details on positions in your area.

Q: Do your drivers take their trucks home with them?

A: Yes (except for 30 day fleet drivers), if you have access to parking for a tractor and trailer in a safe and secure location.

Q: Where do your drivers fuel?

A: We use a fuel network primarily comprised of Pilot/Flying J, Loves, TA, and Petro truck stops.

Q: What type of trucks do you run?

A: We run primarily late-model Freightliner Cascadias (Solo and Team) or International (Solo) trucks. Most are automatic, some are manual transmissions.

Q: At what speed are your tractors governed?

A: 65 MPH

Q: Do you allow pets in your trucks?

A: We do not allow pets at this time.

Q: Do you have a rider program, and what is the cost?

A: Solo drivers may have one rider at a time, age 10 and up, and there is no cost.

Q: Do you authorize tolls and how do I pay for them?

A: Trucks are equipped with ElitePass transponders to cover authorized toll expenses.

Q: Where are your locations throughout the country?

A: Click here for details.

Q: Do I have to unload freight? How much of your freight is drop and hook?

A: No, we are a 100% no-touch freight operation. About 85% is drop and hook.

Q: How do your drivers submit paperwork?

A: You can submit via Smart Phone/Tablet app, or via truck stop scanning.

Q: Do your drivers have to have a Hazmat Endorsement?

A: No, Hazmat is NOT a requirement.

Q: Do you pay for detention?

A: Yes, starting at one hour.

Q: How soon do benefits like Medical Insurance and 401(k) start?

A: For information about employee Medical Insurance, click here. For information about our employee 401(k) program, click here.

Q: What is your orientation like?

A: Click here for orientation information.

Q: Do you offer paid vacation?

A: Yes, Barr-Nunn offers Paid Time Off (PTO) to its employees. The method for earning PTO differs based on the type of job. Please search for positions in your area or contact us for details.

Q: What is your average length of haul?

A: For solo drivers, the typical average is around 400 miles, and for team drivers it is around 700 miles.

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1803 Burr Oak Blvd.
Granger, IA 50109


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