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Scott F.'s Comment
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Any advice about knight transportation i have a cdl but no experience just looking for a good place to start have it narowd down to knight or west side if i cant find local soon

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.
Sambo's Comment
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Knight is good. About as good as any other.

I'm currently not happy with them as it seems I can't get a good run going, seems like I'm out a week or two, then I'm back at the shop for a few days for maintenance, but all in all, I can't say anything really bad about them. They have their ups and downs just like the rest of them.

I would say, check out all of your options, as there are a lot of good companies.

Big Scott's Comment
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Try here, Trucking Company Reviews, and here,

Good luck.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Quick question, Scott. How did you get your CDL? Did you "do it yourself" or did you take a private school/community college type course?

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.
Scott F.'s Comment
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Quick question, Scott. How did you get your CDL? Did you "do it yourself" or did you take a private school/community college type course?

I paid for cdl school 160 hrs

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.
Scott F.'s Comment
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I went to 160 hr school i have an interview with holland tomorrow pretty excited

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