Cdl School

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Barbara A.'s Comment
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What would be a good recommendation for school i had a female driver come thru pilot who works with wil trans and said they were a good place for females. Anything is appreciated

Susan D. 's Comment
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If you're planning to go to Company-Sponsored Training Programs, then check them out here.

Company-sponsored Training:

A Company-Sponsored Training Program is a school that is owned and operated by a trucking company.

The schooling often requires little or no money up front. Instead of paying up-front tuition you will sign an agreement to work for the company for a specified amount of time after graduation, usually around a year, at a slightly lower rate of pay in order to pay for the training.

If you choose to quit working for the company before your year is up, they will normally require you to pay back a prorated amount of money for the schooling. The amount you pay back will be comparable to what you would have paid if you went to an independently owned school.

Company-sponsored training can be an excellent way to get your career underway if you can't afford the tuition up front for private schooling.

Susan D. 's Comment
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Company-sponsored Training:

A Company-Sponsored Training Program is a school that is owned and operated by a trucking company.

The schooling often requires little or no money up front. Instead of paying up-front tuition you will sign an agreement to work for the company for a specified amount of time after graduation, usually around a year, at a slightly lower rate of pay in order to pay for the training.

If you choose to quit working for the company before your year is up, they will normally require you to pay back a prorated amount of money for the schooling. The amount you pay back will be comparable to what you would have paid if you went to an independently owned school.

Company-sponsored training can be an excellent way to get your career underway if you can't afford the tuition up front for private schooling.

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.

Big Scott's Comment
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WilTrans is good. So is Prime and many others. CFI is always looking for more women. Good luck.

Wendolynn S.'s Comment
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I just completed training at CDS Tractor Trailer training in Virginia. It was through the local community college and if you have lived in the state for the past year they will give you a $3K grant so all you have to find payment for is the remaining $1500. Their reputation is exceeding itself. It is an excellent school! I highly recommend them. If you don't live in VA then I would still try the local community college in your state (their workforce alliance program if they have one).

EPU:

Electric Auxiliary Power Units

Electric APUs have started gaining acceptance. These electric APUs use battery packs instead of the diesel engine on traditional APUs as a source of power. The APU's battery pack is charged when the truck is in motion. When the truck is idle, the stored energy in the battery pack is then used to power an air conditioner, heater, and other devices

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