Passed My Permit Test

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Clifton H.'s Comment
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Thank you Brett! Just this morning I took my permit test...of course....I passed! This site has been awesome! My start Date will be Sept 5! I can't wait.....it's been a life-long dream to take this step😀

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Awesome, man! Congrats! One step down.

Hey, you actually have quite a bit of time before you start class. Keep working your way through our High Road Training Program. There's a lot to learn, especially the Logbook Rules and Weight & Balance sections.

Also, if you haven't gotten any endorsements yet I would get those now. Get all of the studying and testing out of the way in the beginning so you can focus on the driving parts later on.

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.

Logbook:

A written or electronic record of a driver's duty status which must be maintained at all times. The driver records the amount of time spent driving, on-duty not driving, in the sleeper berth, or off duty. The enforcement of the Hours Of Service Rules (HOS) are based upon the entries put in a driver's logbook.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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