Requirements for Flatbed Drivers

Requirements to drive for Melton

Melton Truck Lines is always searching for qualified Class A CDL candidates for flatbed driving jobs. We are a trucking company who hires from all lower 48 states. For your application to be processed, you should meet the following standards:


Must be 21 years of age or older


No BACs, DUIs, or DWIs in the last five years


Must have a valid Class A CDL from the state you reside in

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Must meet all applicable DOT Regulations including a DOT physical and NIDA approved drug screen administered by a Melton Truck Lines physician


Must pass an integrity interview and meet Melton's work attendance and availability requirements

If you have questions about our requirements or would like to know if you qualify for a position as a Class A CDL Over-the-Road (OTR) Flatbed Driver with Melton, please call us at 866-715-8563.
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Melton will hire all levels of flatbed job experience, from trucking veterans to those needing entry level driving jobs

Flatbed Truck Driving Jobs

Almost 30% of Melton’s flatbed drivers have been with the company for more than three years and more than 140 of our drivers have driven more than one million miles with Melton. Looking for a flatbed driver job? Melton could be the home for you.

Whether you’re just starting your career or you have years of trucking industry experience, we invest in our employees by offering top pay and benefits, driver tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Melton Truck Lines is one of the largest and most experienced international flatbed carriers in North America. With more than 69 years of industry experience, we take pride in our reputation of being a leader in the flatbed trucking industry.

Our commitment to consistently improve service to our customers, coupled with our commitment to the transportation industry and family of flatbed drivers, makes us stand out. We employ over 1,350 of the best drivers, prioritizing driver well-being above all.

Please give our recruiting experts a call to talk about what you’re looking for in your next driving position and get out on the road in a big blue Melton truck.

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Melton Driver Application Process

Melton aims to remain ahead of the competition with top pay, benefits, free on-site clinics and dentists, on-site gym, driver help desk, referral bonuses, rider and pet programs, and much more!
1.  Apply online or call 866-715-8563 to speak with a recruiter.

2. You will complete a phone interview with your recruiter where we will collect work history, safety, and background information.

3. Your recruiter will forward your application to a processor who will check your references and reports.

4. Your application will be sent back to your recruiter so you can complete a final interview to make sure that we have everything correct on your application.

Once your application is reviewed and approved by our hiring board, we will schedule your transportation to orientation.

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