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Matthew B.'s Comment
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I called Maverick and "Adam", told me cause I live in Charleston, it was out of there hiring zone. No biggie though.

C T.'s Comment
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What did you apply for? We have dedicated out of Orangeburg and there's a ginormous nucor plant we haul for there in Charleston

Matthew B.'s Comment
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I should of clarified, I don't have a CDL and he said because of where I live, there are no opportunities for me unless I have a license. All I have is permit and I was wanting to do the sponsorship program. There wouldn't be any openings he said until next year, but even then he said they normally don't recruit out of my area.

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.
C T.'s Comment
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I see. I think it would be difficult to get weekly home time way down there but at least every other week. Maverick is a good company but there are more out there. Not biggie like you said.

Conservative's Comment
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I should of clarified, I don't have a CDL and he said because of where I live, there are no opportunities for me unless I have a license. All I have is permit and I was wanting to do the sponsorship program. There wouldn't be any openings he said until next year, but even then he said they normally don't recruit out of my area.

They told me that the next class that I would be able to get into starts in January. So it's. not all because of where you live . Some of it has to do with their class sizes. Gonna check with some other companies and see if I can't get this trucking thing started sooner cause I don't wanna wait til January.

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.
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