You should be able to set the cruise to 1100 and the truck wont shut down. You hit cruise set then accel if that dont work press the pedal then hit cruise set. Some will set if you release the trailer breaks also.
To be accurate, T said he is on the SNI Choice program. It is Schneider's program whereby the contractor chooses his/her loads from the Schneider load board. He gets his choice of loads, thus the name of the program.