Call the Field Recruiter from your area to review our program in detail.

Submit on-line Application

If you need assistance on completing application, please call 412-787-4424

Why Choose Hot Shot Express?

  • We are 100% owner-operator.
  • Rock solid financially
  • Non-forced dispatch & 48-state authority allows you to make your own decisions about where you run, the type of freight you haul and when you will be home
  • 24 X 7 Central Operations gives you the comfort of help always being available
  • Our network of over 200 agents in 48 states keeps you loaded
  • 100% fuel surcharge paid to owner/operator Cost plus fuel discounts at TA/Petro
  • Field recruiters and sign-on stations convenient to you
  • Recruiting Bonus of $1000 if you refer another owner/operator to us
  • Truck stop scanning of all load paperwork is available
  • Assistance for ELD logging devices available
  • TWIC card 3 months after sign-on
  • Bonuses given for clean roadside inspections

Settlement Choices

The amount of escrow required is determined upon which plan you choose and all up front monies can be deferred to weekly deductions.


  • Settlements loaded to your Comdata Card daily or weekly
  • Direct deposit through your Comdata Card or your bank
  • Secure pay detail via our website or our phone system
  • TripPak required for Comdata Card settlements

Driver & Equipment Qualifications


  • Tractor: Quality Class 6 to 8 single axle or tandem axle equipment that will pass a thorough D.O.T. inspection
  • Trailer: 48’ & 53’ flatbed, step-deck.
  • If you don't own a trailer, rental options available.
  • Tires must be min 7/32 & brake pads min 3/8
  • Recommended Accessory Equipment
  • Chains & Binders - minimum 10 Straps - 2" and 4" - minimum 12 Smoke Tarp Full Tarp Bungee Cords - approx 40-50 Ramps - for hauling vehicles Coil Racks - for hauling coils

Contractor's Winner's Circle

    Take advantage of the buying power of the Jones Motor Group. This program is designed to support your business. Tires - discounts up to 40%
  • Fuel discount through Comdata
  • Tarps, Chains, Binders, Ramps, etc.
  • Interest bearing Maintenance Fund
  • Computers & Laptops

For fast approval fax the following to: 1-877-468-7468

  • A completed application with addresses and phone numbers of previous employers
  • Do not leave gaps - identify periods of unemployment or self-employment
  • A long-form physical not more than 90 days old
  • Signed and dated release for work history and driving record
  • If you are purchasing your license plate through the company, you will need
  • Copy of title or application for title
  • Lease Agreement, if leasing
  • Unladen weight of truck
  • Proof of payment of Federal Highway Use Tax (required only if registering for 55,000 lbs. or more)
  • Copy of 2290 Schedule I showing IRS verification stamp or
  • Copy of 2290 Schedule I without IRS stamp but with a copy of both sides of the cancelled check payable to the IRS

Please contact the Field Recruiter from your area to review our program in detail

  • Northeast / Midwest
    Donnie Dykes
    Office 870-394-4033
    Cell 901-487-4214
  • Sothwest /West
    Mike Curle
    Office 870-394-4033
    Cell 901-603-2154
  • Southeast
    Tammy Hooks 678-333-5188