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Greenville Technical College CDL-A Course

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Dan67's Comment
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Got my SC CDL-A today. So happy I passed. Had to drive a truck that I'd never driven before and parallel park that truck with a 53" trailer in a space that was actually too short for the rig. Got it in and had to use all my pull ups. Now to start sending out applications for a job.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Penny's Comment
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Thank you for posting. I am planning to take Greenville Tech's course in January!

Dan67's Comment
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Been driving for Cheeseman Transport out Greer SC the past 3 weeks with a company trainer. Learning so much every day and my backing has greatly improved. They have great equipment all 2015 and never tractors and adding new trailers every few months. I'm currently in a 2016 Prostar 2 bunk sleeper. All the trucks are equiped with eaton automatic manual trans. Just few more weeks and I hope to get my own truck.

Penny's Comment
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That's awesome, Dan!

I just started class at Greenville Tech last night. Oh boy do I EVER have a lot to learn!

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