Trucking Companies That Hire Felons


It is important to note that some convictions may prevent you from obtaining required endorsements. In addition, convictions may prevent you from crossing borders to Canada, and possibly Mexico. It is important to understand that these are not the fault of the company and cannot be controlled by the company. This is something to consider when applying for truck driving jobs.

If you do not currently have a Commercial Driver's License you will be required to obtain one prior to becoming a truck driver. Some trucking companies offer company-sponsored CDL training programs where you can obtain your CDL for free or at a reduced cost. You can also attend an independent CDL training program. For more information on either of these options please see:

Independent CDL Training Programs

Company-Sponsored Truck Driving Schools

You should also be aware that the following convictions will bar you from employment as a truck driver:

  • Any felony traffic (vehicle) violations including vehicular manslaughter
  • Trafficking or distribution of controlled substances, materials or weapons (most)

Can I Get A CDL With A Felony?

In most cases the answer is yes. There are some circumstances, depending on the type of conviction, where you may be disqualified. Our article on getting a CDL with a felony can provide more information:

Can I Get A CDL With A Felony


Felon Friendly Trucking Companies

Company Name City/State Get Details
Boyd Bros TransportationClayton, AL
J.B. HuntLowell, AR
Maverick TransportationNorth Little Rock, AR
Tyson FoodsSpringdale, AR
USA TruckVan Buren, AR
Knight TransportationPhoenix, AZ
Swift TransportationPhoenix, AZ
Stevens TransportKeenesburg, CO
Cypress Truck LinesJacksonville, FL
Stevens TransportTampa, FL
Stevens TransportColumbus, GA
Stevens TransportConyers, GA
Bennett Motor ExpressMcDonough, GA
CT TransportationPort Wentworth, GA
TMCDes Moines, IA
Barr-Nunn TransportationGranger, IA
Don Hummer TruckingOxford, IA
FlorilliWest Liberty, IA
HirschbachEast Dubuque, IL
Eagle Express LinesHomewood, IL
Celadon TruckingIndianapolis, IN
TransAm TruckingOlathe, KS
Paschall Truck LinesMurray, KY
A.D. Transport ExpressCanton, MI
E.L. HollingsworthFlint, MI
TransWayHolland, MI
J&R Schugel TruckingNew Ulm, MN
Prime Inc.Springfield, MO
CardinalConcord, NC
Stevens TransportFayetteville, NC
Wylie TruckingWest Fargo, ND
Hunt TransportationOmaha, NE
WernerOmaha, NE
Dick Lavy TruckingBradford, OH
Dutch Maid LogisticsWillard, OH
Falcon TransportYoungstown, OH
Groendyke TransportEnid, OK
Freymiller TruckingOklahoma City, OK
Melton Truck LinesTulsa, OK
PGT TruckingMonaca, PA
Crete Carrier CorporationNew Kingstown, PA
Carolina CargoRock Hill, SC
Stevens TransportAlcoa, TN
Covenant TransportChattanooga, TN
U.S. XpressChattanooga, TN
Averitt ExpressCookeville, TN
Stevens TransportDallas, TX
Stevens TransportFort Hood, TX
Frozen Food ExpressLancaster, TX
C.R. EnglandSalt Lake City, UT
Interstate DistributorTacoma, WA
Millis TransferBlack River Falls, WI
doBoer TransportationBlenker, WI
SchneiderGreen Bay, WI
RoehlMarshfield, WI

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