Recognized as an award-winning flatbed carrier since 1954, Melton Truck Lines is at the top of industry pay and offers excellent benefits to attract professional drivers.

We are currently seeking Class A CDL, OTR Truck Drivers of all experience levels. Drivers must be at least 21 years of age.

Our Class A CDL, OTR Truck Drivers serve the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and provide shippers with consistent, on-time transportation services. We operate within driver-friendly shipping lanes and have a 98% on-time pickup and delivery record, utilizing the most advanced technology available in our 100% air-ride fleet of late-model equipment.

It's through our reputation as one of the most dependable international carriers in the United States, Canada and Mexico that we invite you to check us out. Become one of our satisfied drivers, and we'll do everything in our power to help you succeed.

In addition to our outstanding NEW per mile pay, you can earn up to an EXTRA $5,400 per year with our NEW P.R.I.D.E. Performance Payout. Ask for details about our NEW tarp pay, NEW training pay, NEW bonus opportunities, and NEW per diem program when you speak with a recruiter.

Apply today to be a part of Melton Truck Lines, an industry leader.

General Information

  • Type of Runs: 48 States OTR
  • Time Away From Home: 12-21 days
  • Paid Orientation: Yes
  • Rider Programs - Spouse: YES
  • Rider Programs - Child: 10 or Older
  • Pets: 80 lbs or less dog OR cat

Pay Information

  • Recent Grads/Entry Level: 43 cpm
  • 1 to 11 Months OTR: 45 cpm
  • 1-3 Years Experience: 50 cpm
  • 3+ Years Experience: 51 cpm
  • Top Base Pay: 56 cpm (Based on Melton experience)


  • Cost Driver Benefits: $75/month
  • Cost Family Benefits: $350/month
  • Dental: Yes
  • Vision: Yes
  • Retirement: 401k Option w/ Matching

Bonuses, Other Pay, Miscellaneous

  • Bonuses: Referral Bonus and Performance Bonus
  • Breakdown Pay: varies
  • Loading/Unloading: 100% No Touch
  • Tarp Pay: $50 per load
  • Extra Pickup/Repower: $25
  • OD Pay: $0.16/mile
  • Hazmat & Canada Pay: 6cpm
  • Tuition Reimbursement: $2400
  • Home Tome: It is typical for drivers to be home every 2-3 weeks. Our dispatch team will work with you to ensure you get home time for the important things in your life.


  • Drivers must have the following CDL class(es): Class A
  • Driver's minimum age required to work: 21 years old
  • Driver's minimum amount of experience required to work: No Experience Needed
  • If a driver has a DUI/DWI, how old must it be? At least 5 years ago
  • Maximum Moving Violation Restrictions for past 3 years: 4
  • Maximum Preventable Accident Restrictions past 3 years: 3