JDR Transportation - Caution Review new jersey

Discussion in 'Report A BAD Trucking Company Here' started by FlatbedtruckerOG893, May 12, 2022.

  1. FlatbedtruckerOG893

    FlatbedtruckerOG893 Bobtail Member

    May 12, 2022
    JDR says no escrow hold, but on contract the driver is liable for two thousand dollars
    One hundred dollars fee for each warning and or vehicle maintenance, two hundred dollars fee for each log book violation, five hundred dollars fee for police ticket violations while driving, two hundred dollars for first out of service violation, four hundred dollars for second out of service violation, six hundred dollars fee for third violation and fired,
    One hundred dollars late fee for every late deivered load, the list is long
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  3. Thrasher28

    Thrasher28 Bobtail Member

    May 12, 2022
    On the bright side, at least they were straightforward. I’ve noticed lots of company will pay less and do things like safety and fuel ‘bonuses’ to make the difference, and then they’ll start taking those things away for every tiny mistake. Makes it easy for companies to take away hundreds of dollars in pay without scaring away drivers at orientation.
  4. Badmon

    Badmon Heavy Load Member

    Oct 6, 2014
    Deep south
    I've never signed a contract to work for any company. I don't understand how anyone would even consider signing something with all those fees. Vehicle maintenance fee? What the hell is that???
  5. Eddiec

    Eddiec Road Train Member

    Feb 2, 2015
    Are you a W-2 Company Driver or a 1099 Lease Operator?
  6. sevenmph

    sevenmph Road Train Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    Indianapolis, In
    Gotta be L/P would be my guess. Appreciate the warning but I would never sign a contract like that, ever.
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  7. kemosabi49

    kemosabi49 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

    Jan 13, 2013
    SW Arkansas
    I know it, right? Not that I would ever do a L/P, but if I did, I would approach it the same way I would approach leasing a truck onto a company. That means a lot of questions answered and they would need to send me a copy of the contract I would be signing so I could go over it BEFORE I even left the house to go to their orientation. And that would not be negotiable.
    Anyone that would sign a contract that includes those fines must really be desperate for a job.
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