Been Out Of Trucking For 8 Months Will I Have To Get Retrained?

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Kamran K.'s Comment
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Hello i been out of trucking for 8 months and now i miss it and i am trying to get back in it so will i have to get retrained? Or 8 months is not that long that i will be fine? I know some or all companies will make me go with a trainer again even doe i have 2 years experience under my belt i know its not alot but something thank you

Brett Aquila's Comment
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It depends on how recent the experience was. If your experience was in the past three years you probably won't need any sort of training. If it was more than 3 - 5 years ago they'll probably send you out with a trainer for a short time.

Kamran K.'s Comment
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Yeh i stepped out of trucking April of 2017

It depends on how recent the experience was. If your experience was in the past three years you probably won't need any sort of training. If it was more than 3 - 5 years ago they'll probably send you out with a trainer for a short time.

Chris M's Comment
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I was out for 2 and a half years and went right back into my own truck. It depends on how you do on your road test in orientation. Whichever company you go to will most likely send you out with one of their people to drive around the block and if they don't see any major concerns with your driving they will put you in a truck.

Kamran K.'s Comment
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Yeh i figured it depends on road test thanks for the answer bro

I was out for 2 and a half years and went right back into my own truck. It depends on how you do on your road test in orientation. Whichever company you go to will most likely send you out with one of their people to drive around the block and if they don't see any major concerns with your driving they will put you in a truck.

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