Looking for a good starter company that is South East Regional.

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Daniel Y.'s Comment
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Graduated this past Saturday looking for a good company that does south east regional and military friendly. Also travels interstate 20 a little. Thanks Daniel

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

Interstate:

Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

G-Town's Comment
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Graduated this past Saturday looking for a good company that does south east regional and military friendly. Also travels interstate 20 a little. Thanks Daniel

Congratulations on graduation Daniel. I assume that means "with CDL"?

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Good luck!

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.

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

Interstate:

Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

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.

Patrick C.'s Comment
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How much do you like NW Alabama, the 65 corridor up into Kentucky and 20 from Birmingham to Atlanta?

H.O. Wolding has a SE regional gig where you are put 5 and home 2 (roughly). Most of the freight comes out of or going into Cherokee, AL. Deliveries going to as far north as Louisville, KY, and east into Atlanta area. Basically your "stomping ground" will be central KY, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. With occasional runs into Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida.

If you have any questions I will be glad to answer them. H. O. Wolding is also approved for the military apprenticeship program.

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

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