Photo: Dart Transit

Photo: Dart Transit

Dart Transit has rolled out a pay increase for its over-the-road company truck drivers, the carrier announced.

Dart is raising its starting pay for long-haul company drivers along its main freight lanes by 5 cents per mile. The company said that top-performing drivers could earn over $60,000 in the first year with the company.

Dar is also rolling out anniversary pay increases for each year a driver is with the company and a 3.5-cent per mile monthly performance bonus. It also introduced a bonus called “Sign-on Plus” that it is paid in increments from the sign-on through the first year-and-a-half with Dart.Dart's fleet is known as an owner-operator

Dart's is known as an owner-operator carrier, however, about a third of its fleet are company drivers, according to a company representative.

“We are thrilled to offer truck drivers a large increase in pay,” said Russ Moore, Dart vice president of safety and fleet services.  “The higher pay, combined with anniversary increases, the Sign-on Plus, and performance bonus, make Dart’s pay package one of the best in the industry.”

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