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C.R. England Rewards Drivers With Western Star Trucks

July 14, 2015

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C.R. England is adding nearly 200 Western Star 5700 XE tractors to it's fleet this year. Photo courtesy of C.R. England
C.R. England is adding nearly 200 Western Star 5700 XE tractors to it's fleet this year. Photo courtesy of C.R. England

C.R. England is adding nearly 200 Western Start 5700 XE tractors to its fleet over the next few months, with tenured solo and team drivers and million miler drivers receiving the trucks first.

Independent contractors with lead availability will also be offered the option on new units. The trucks will be equipped with the DD15 engine mated to a direct drive DT12 automated shift transmission. They also come with many safety features, including forward collision mitigation, adaptive cruise and hill-start technologies.

In addition to a Detroit powertrain, the 2016 model-year trucks will also have wood grain and leather interiors.

"Over the course of the last 12 months, we've been working with our valued partners at Warner Truck Center and Western Star Corporate to procure these state of the art tractors," said Brandon Harrison, co-chief operating officer. "We're thrilled to be in a position to offer our professional driver force some of the best and safest equipment on the market."

Comments

  1. 1. lee lenard [ July 15, 2015 @ 09:03PM ]

    Does this mean that 200 C R England drivers will be able to get out of the road or get on down the road and stop blocking the interstates?

  2. 2. Steve [ July 18, 2015 @ 07:39AM ]

    Lee L ; They're getting new trucks,not new brains !

  3. 3. W. Mitch [ April 30, 2017 @ 05:55AM ]

    Actually.....the drivers are not "rewarded " a new western star truck. They just get lucky and happen to fall in on one. Most of the drivers with brand new trucks have about 10 min of experience while others that have a considerable amount of experience still have older trucks. Same goes with the veterans truck. You are not awarded that truck like they say. You just get it if its available to you fleet and your DM knows the right people. I know vets thats served 15-20 years and cant seem to get that truck. But then there are the vets who only did 4 years and got one. C.R. England is an ok school to go to....but dont fall their lies they constantly tell their drivers and other people. The pay rate is an absolute lie as well. 26 cents a mile after 9 months of driving for them is not what i consider being paid more than other companies like they always tell you. Get your CDL with them and then go to a real company and make real money.

 

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