When it comes to hiring company drivers, it`s important for both the employer and the employee to understand the terms and conditions of their employment. A driver contract of employment outlines the expectations, responsibilities, and benefits that come with being a company driver. Here`s a sample contract that can serve as a starting point when drafting your own:

1. Employment Status: The employee shall be an employee-at-will and will be hired on a full-time basis.

2. Working Time: The employee shall be required to work for a minimum of 40 hours per week and as per the company`s directives.

3. Driver`s License: The employee warrants and represents that he/she possesses a valid driver`s license and that it will remain valid throughout the term of employment.

4. Duties and Responsibilities: The employee shall perform all duties and responsibilities of a driver including but not limited to the following:

a. Drive the company`s designated vehicle with due diligence, caution, and care.

b. Deliver goods, supplies, and other items as directed by the company`s dispatcher.

c. Ensure the safety of the goods being transported and follow all rules of the road.

d. Keep the vehicle clean, maintained, and in good working condition.

e. Assist with loading and unloading as required.

f. Report any accidents, incidents, or hazardous conditions immediately to the supervisor.

5. Salary and Benefits:

a. The salary of the employee shall be paid in accordance with the terms of the company`s policy.

b. The employee shall be entitled to any benefits in accordance with the company`s policy.

6. Termination: Either party may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by giving written notice to the other party.

7. Confidentiality and Non-Competition Clause: The employee agrees to maintain strict confidentiality with respect to the company`s proprietary information. The employee further agrees not to compete with the company during or after the term of employment.

8. Governing Law: This agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the state.

9. Modification: This agreement may be modified or amended only in writing signed by both parties.

This sample contract is just a starting point and should be tailored to the specific needs of your company. It`s essential to ensure that the terms of the contract are clear and understandable for both parties. By having a contract in place, both the employer and employee have a clear understanding of their responsibilities, benefits, and rights.