Refrigerators in trucks?

Discussion in 'Knight' started by Mighty Bananas, Apr 1, 2019.

  1. Mighty Bananas

    Mighty Bananas Bobtail Member

    Mar 13, 2019
    Just checking to see if my recruiter is telling me what I want to hear.
    I read on this forum that Knight's Reefer fleet has fridges in the cab.
    I called and asked him about this and he said he believed all of the fleet has them now, even dry van.
    If my truck didn't have one I could request one and the shop would install them.
    The same goes for inverters. Most trucks have them, if my assigned truck doesn't have one I can request to get one installed.

    Is this true?
    I need to know because it weights heavily in my decision to go with them or another company.
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  3. truckdriver31

    truckdriver31 Road Train Member

    Sep 18, 2013
    i would start with a new mattress. then after a month or so then start the request
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  4. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

    Apr 26, 2013
    Gettin' down westbound
    U can buy ur own fridge or cooler. I would be more concerned with how much im getting paid, thats usually the biggest decision when i look for a new job. I will live in the most bare bones truck if it pays me more money than anywhere else. But to answer ur question thry told u they will install it for u if u dont have one. What else do u need.
  5. ArcticWolves

    ArcticWolves Light Load Member

    Sep 6, 2014
    Knight's Reefer gets built in refrigerators and 2000 watt power inverters due to being away from home longer 3+ weeks unlike Dry Van. Knight is still in the process of phasing out their older tractors used to haul on the dry van side of things. However, that does not mean that every truck has a refrigerator or power inverter in them. It really is a luck of the draw when they assign you your own truck. You might get lucky and get a brand new Volvo, International, or Kenworth or you could get very unlucky. As far as requesting to have one installed (power inverter) at the shop it never hurts to ask. If it's an older truck you will have to supply your own fridge as they will only put a power inverter on it so you can run it.
  6. dclerici1

    dclerici1 Medium Load Member

    Aug 1, 2012
    Have the recruiter email that statement to you.
  7. Cabinover101

    Cabinover101 Heavy Load Member

    Jul 28, 2019
    Do they all have power steering and A/C?
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  8. Oakland Raiders Forever

    Oakland Raiders Forever Medium Load Member

    Feb 24, 2020
    Transport America had fridges on all there trucks when I was there. Now days it’s cheap and easy to put 1 in yourself.
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