1. All drivers must have a current commercial driver's license (CDL). All drivers
will undergo a criminal background check.
2. Trucking Mentors cannot guarantee the success of any match.
Communication with the high school representative along with timely
and effective visits with your truck will insure your success.
3. The high school representative is responsible for managing all aspects of the students' involvement in the Trucking Mentors program. All activities are done strictly with the permission and supervision of the assigned high school representative. All correspondence between a driver and students in an assigned class is to be opened and reviewed by the assigned representative prior to distribution.
4. Any face-to-face meetings between the assigned high school representative, driver, and class are the sole responsibility of the high school representative, school district, and the driver. Trucking Mentors cannot, and does not, take responsibility for, and shall be held harmless from, the consequences of any unauthorized meetings or activities. Please read the Guidelines for a Classroom Visit.
While on a class visit, safety is a top priority. No students will be allowed on the 5th wheel or tires or in the trailer. Each student should be helped in and out of the truck if the school allows the students to sit in the seat.
Any inappropriate touching or suggestive language will not be permitted and will result in immediate expulsion from the program.
No one-on-one contact without the high school representative present will be allowed.
5. Drivers and high school representative will keep their class/driver assignment as long as they remain in the program and do not request a change. High school representative and drivers must, however, file a renewal form every year to remain in the Trucking Mentors program.
6. Drivers or the high school representative who experiences a lapse in regular correspondence should contact our office.
7. Participants should immediately notify the Trucking Mentors office contact information that changes.
8. Drivers and high school representative in the program will receive newsletters during each school year.
9. School assignments are not transferable. All drivers and high school representative must apply through the Trucking Mentors office.
10. Abusive and offensive language is not permitted, and any violation will result in immediate removal from the program.
11. Final selection of class location is the sole responsibility of Trucking Mentors and selection is based on the availability of school assignments in the desired area.
12. Driver should be clean shaven, clothes cleaned and pressed and present themselves to the students as a professional.