The road to success starts here
Orientation gives us a great opportunity to welcome you to the opportunities of driving at Western Express and to ensure everyone’s safety. All new Western Express drivers are required to attend. Orientation for Van drivers is 2 days, and orientation for Flatbed drivers is 2 days, plus 3 days of load securement training.
During orientation, you will learn about our safety and operational procedures, take a road test and complete all necessary paperwork. You will also meet someone from every department, including Safety, Operations, Fuel Compliance, Driver Payroll and more.
You’ll find it’s a great way to get acquainted with the people who’ll be helping you while you’re on the road. Plus, it’ll give you a chance to get a deeper appreciation of our unique family environment here at Western Express.
Days & Locations
Transportation & Lodging
What to Bring
Scheduling & Travel
TRANSPORTATION & LODGING
Transportation, lodging and meals are provided for you at no cost.
Before you arrive
WHAT TO BRING
Valid Class A CDL from your state of residence.
Social Security Card. If you’re not a U.S. citizen, then you will also need your work card/permanent resident card.
Current DOT medical card and long form.
If you have been self-employed, on medical leave, or unemployed, please bring proper documentation confirming this situation.
Bring proof of payment for any citations received in the past 90 days prior to your arrival.
Voided check if you want to participate in direct deposit.
Social security numbers and birth dates for dependents to be covered by health benefits.
Funds to cover personal expenses while attending orientation and until the first pay cycle.
Proper footwear and attire for your road-driving test.
Your recruiter will get you scheduled and send your personal arrangements, which will include date/time/location. Plus, you’ll receive all of your travel information. We look forward to seeing you in orientation. If you have any questions, please contact your recruiter or send us an email now.