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Owner Operators


Ready to move your business ahead?

Owner operators are vital, respected members of the A&R team. We succeed by making sure your business succeeds. We’ll work with you, so you can drive the hours and distance you want, to earn the income you desire. That’s why our owner operators rank in the top 10% for truck driver pay nationwide.

We’ve built our company around a commitment to four core values: safety, quality, integrity and respect. As a result, A&R boasts an industry-leading CSA score and a family-oriented atmosphere truck drivers really appreciate.
Owner Operator Hiring Area

Compensation & Extras

  • $1.30 per loaded mile / $0.65 per empty mile, increased to $1.40 after 1 year
  • 100% fuel surcharge paid on all dispatched miles, loaded or empty
  • We help handle all your fuel reporting
  • $100 load pay / $100 unload pay
  • We’ll work with you to help you obtain all necessary plates and permits

You may be eligible for:

  • Fuel card to take advantage of our discounts
  • Health Insurance Discount Program
  • Blower Installation and Finance Program
  • Detention, Layover and Cancellation Pay
  • Bobtail, Comp & Collision insurance available through a 3rd party

A&R Truck Driver Requirements

  • Have valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) from their state of residence
  • Have 1 year of recent, verifiable, over-the-road tractor/trailer experience with a regulated carrier
  • Must successfully pass a minimum 6-month DOT physical and pre-placement drug screen.
  • Have no DUI/DWI, impaired-driving or implied-consent convictions within the past 3 years

Equipment Requirements:

  • Truck Weight – Under 19K lbs. (scaled tractor w/ fuel)
  • Truck Age – No older than 6 years (exceptions are considered by Terminal Manager)
  • Truck must pass D.O.T. Inspection
A&R Company Driver

I have driven for A&R for thirteen years. I live right down the road from their Highlands facility. A&R knows me, my family and our schedule better than I do. If I want to work they work with me—they work with all of us the best they can. They take good care of me and my family, so I can take care of the driving and the customers.
I've never found a better place to work.
— John, Owner Operator, Highlands, Texas

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