Knight Transportation OTR Truck Driver Reviews

Updated Sep 29, 2021

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place

    Sep 29, 2021 - OTR Truck Driver in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Is a great company to work for

    Cons

    None at all like this place

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Its a good Starting point, or good Company depending on location

    Apr 27, 2021 - OTR Truck Driver in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Quick load turnaround Driver Facilities in almost every state Can change career paths within the Company easily

    Cons

    Private Company contracted Doctors will try to sell you products you don't really need Might have to pull a SWIFT Trans. trailer

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Love

    Jun 3, 2021 - OTR Truck Driver 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Finding the right terminal to work for is key.

    Cons

    Some terminals run you like a number.

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  4. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good place to start if you have no experience. But move on for better pay after a year.

    Mar 3, 2021 - OTR Truck Driver in El Paso, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good place to get started if you are new to driving.

    Cons

    Low pay.Your always fighting for your pay ( detention, breakdown). Horrible dispatchers ("driver managers") and truck shops. Truck are always dirty and they move you to different trucks all the time.

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Company new drivers

    Mar 25, 2021 - OTR Truck Driver in Lakeland, FL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    No force dispatch at all

    Cons

    If you choose not to drive the route thats dispatched to you...you will sit a day or give you a crappy load/route

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great starting company

    Jan 6, 2021 - OTR Truck Driver in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great training program and good miles

    Cons

    All trucks have corporate dashcams

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  7. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    It's barely enough

    Feb 1, 2021 - OTR Truck Driver in Dallas, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Knight has a solid presence and huge infrastructure especially now that they are merged with Swift.

    Cons

    Underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid, underpaid...I know my worth. This isn't it. Merely a stepping stone.

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  8. 2.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Keep Looking

    Dec 6, 2020 - OTR Truck Driver in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good people in front office

    Cons

    Poor and unreliable equipment yes

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Nice office people and great shops

    Mar 30, 2020 - OTR Truck Driver in Bakersfield, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good place to start. Lots of miles to run and no forced dispatch

    Cons

    Not enough empty trailers to go around. Shippers are allowed to use them for storage. Sometimes wasting a whole day looking for an empty trailer.

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Fun experience

    Aug 21, 2020 - OTR Truck Driver in Fontana, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good place to start out and get training

    Cons

    Not enough pay to stay long

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