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Brian E.'s Comment
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So I am on way back to Springfield for test out, but have almost no backing practice. I have driven thousands of miles, heavy traffic etc. What kind of support will I get?

Rainy D.'s Comment
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So I am on way back to Springfield for test out, but have almost no backing practice. I have driven thousands of miles, heavy traffic etc. What kind of support will I get?

You get plenty of hours on the backing pad when u get there ;)

Brian E.'s Comment
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Went in to exam. Passed pre trip, But when backing messed up the parallel. Figures I only got to do it twice the entire training

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Tim E.'s Comment
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Thats sad to here! Thought they would be giving you time to practice at Prime?

Tim E.'s Comment
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Oops [ to hear!]

Brian E.'s Comment
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Well the good news is I said I need practice before retesting and I got it

Tim E.'s Comment
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Good deal! Best of luck sir!!

Joshua J.'s Comment
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Hope the extra practice helps, look forward to hearing how it goes!

Brian E.'s Comment
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It worked. Passed CDL. Backing scored only 1 point

Hope the extra practice helps, look forward to hearing how it goes!

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.
G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations!

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