Finishing Program/Driving Students


  • Candidates must be 23 years old and have graduated from a QUALIFIED driving school with a minimum of 160 hours of training. The Trucking School must be registered with FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
  • During the 5 week Finishing program the pay for the Candidates will be $500 per week.
  • Candidates will travel to Northfield, MN for a 5-day orientation Monday thru Friday.
  • The Candidates will be matched up with an Observer in Northfield, MN or Portage, WI. All Taylor Observers are home nightly/Daily so the Candidates will not be staying in the truck during the 4-week program. If possible, the Candidates that live close to Portage, WI will be staying at their own home, out of town Candidates will stay in a hotel room in Portage, WI that Taylor will pay for.
  • At the end of the 5-week program the Candidate will return to Northfield to be assigned a permanent truck and Fleet Manager. Solo drivers will be paid $.52 per mile and Team drivers will split $.65 per mile.
  • Taylor will pay $400 Monthly Tuition Reimbursement for 12 months. Solo Driver must be dispatched on a minimum of 9,500 per month to qualify for the Tuition Reimbursement. Teams must get 19,000 dispatched miles to qualify.
  • The participant will agree to work for Taylor Truck Line for 12 months. This is to help Taylor recoup some of the cost of the Finishing Program.

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