Start Training September 18 With Swift In Richmond, VA

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Jeffrey B.'s Comment
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First Thank you to all on here for your help regarding starting a new career.

I narrowed it down to 3 Companies and applied to them all. This morning Swift called me and went over my application. My recruiter's name is Patience, and she was exactly that. Not pushy at all, explained everything in detail, and answered all of my questions (I had 15 of them, no kidding).. I am starting the on line portion tonight and that has to be done in 7 days. DOT Physical is next week $85.00 cost.

Since Richmond is only 4.5 hours from my house I will be driving my vehicle so I can have it there. Lots to do in the next few weeks.

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Linden R.'s Comment
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T-Rex's Comment
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Congrats, Jeffrey! I'm starting school for Swift on Monday. Maybe we will see each other out there at a terminal or something one day.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations!

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