I Don't Know What To Do!

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Rob's Comment
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Do you think a company would transfer my schooling to there CDL program?

Jenn, you've already paid your money and are so close to completing school just stay the course. With all you've been through don't let it be for nothing. Once you've got your CDL you won't have to deal with these people again. You can do it. But to answer your question, highly doubt you can transfer it. You would be required to complete their entire program

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.
Parrothead66's Comment
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Brett, any updates from Jenn

Brett Aquila's Comment
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No, I haven't heard anything recently.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Hope you're doing well.

Doug W.'s Comment
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You can also explore options. But I hope you really made up your mind shifting career on the trucking industry. It takes time, effort and a lot more working in this industry. It is very challenging especially with regards to convenience.

Jenn260's Comment
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Here is an update. I have been suspended from school. The instructor was cleared even though he admitted to everything. Since he was never told the policy he isnt responsible. He is also back to work. I have one week to reply to there decision. I have no clue where to go from here at this point. I just found out all this yesterday. A lot of decisions to make.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Big Scott's Comment
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Try Paid CDL Training Programs. Get paid while you learn. As many know I went through training with CFI and love them. You will have a much better experience with a company that will invest in you from the start. Good luck.

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.
Old School's Comment
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This whole story is disturbing to me. Not so much for the details we've heard, but for the lack of them. It is fairly obvious by the drama and the lack of information that there is some sort of underlying facts that we are not hearing about.

I know all about jumping through hoops to get into this career - I had a really tough time also. Nobody ever had a reason to suspend me from their school though. I'm not wanting to seem uncivil to Jenn, merely trying to let others who are following this realize they've only heard part of this story.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Well, I have to agree with Old School here. There are a lot of missing details.

I am confused about one thing. How can they suspend you if you paid them tuition to attend?

I don't even know what to recommend at this point. There are too many moving parts and too many unknowns. Just stay focused on getting that CDL and do what you feel will give you the best chance at making that happen.

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.
Rainy D.'s Comment
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I am confused about one thing. How can they suspend you if you paid them tuition to attend?

Go back.amd read both her threads again. She owes them.money. She was mad in one post, "They wont let me test until i pay them $155. i was sexually assaulted, they at least owe me that".

yeah ok. As Old School said, drama. would be nothing but "i deserve more miles, drop and hooks, and am not taking 10 hour breaks at the customer". a dispatchers worst nightmare.

She claimed her boss really wanted her to drive, but she wasnt working because of achool???? She was getting a local job. Let tgat boss who loves her so much pay another school.for her, problem solved.

No way in this atmosphere of sexual accusations did a school, especially one affiliated with a college not tell employees about sexual harrassment.

I havent bought any of this story since the first post. And I dont care if i sound cold.

Women can fool.men with the sympathy pleas. Men have that protective instiinct towards women. Other women, we see the manipulation.

Dispatcher:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

Drop And Hook:

Drop and hook means the driver will drop one trailer and hook to another one.

In order to speed up the pickup and delivery process a driver may be instructed to drop their empty trailer and hook to one that is already loaded, or drop their loaded trailer and hook to one that is already empty. That way the driver will not have to wait for a trailer to be loaded or unloaded.

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