To ensure TSH works with the best and brightest of the Owner Operators in today’s marketplace we have set up the following requirements:

Operator Requirements

  • 1 year OTR experience in the past 5 years
  • Acceptable CSA 2010 score and MVR
  • No DUI, Felony or Drug convictions in past 5 years
  • No excessive speeding in past 12 months
  • No more than 1 at fault accident in 3 years
  • No more than 2 moving violations in 3 years
  • Completion of 3-4 day Orientation
  • Pass Load Securement Trailer
  • Pass road test
  • Must be 24 years old

Equipment Requirements

  • Any tractor 2000 or newer will only be considered for lease after the truck is inspected at either our Nashville, TN, Cofield, NC or Laredo, TX operations
  • Tractor and Trailer are required to undergo and pass a thorough DOT inspection prior to leasing.
  • Trailers that are contractor owned must be 48’ tandem axle, less than 10 years old with no holes in the floor.
  • TSH does offer a lease purchase option for trailers and tractors, please contact recruiting for more information regarding these programs
  • Re-inspected every 3 months

Tarps, Chains and Binders

1 16×16 Tarp
2 16×25 Tarps
10 20’ Chains
10 Snap binders
12 4” x 30’ Straps with flat hook
2 2” x 30’ Straps with ratchet
50 Rubber tarp straps-21”
12 Coil racks
●; 12 Coil mats
8 Timbers
15 Edge protectors-heavy duty
20 Edge protectors-plastic
1 2 inch bar – 36” heavy duty
1 Dunnage strap
4 Flags
2 Wide load / oversize signs

* TSH can provide above equipment and will draw $75 weekly until paid in full

All Owner Operators and hired drivers are required to have:

  • Passenger Insurance if the driver has a passenger
  • Occupational Accident or Workers Compensation Insurance as dictated by state law


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