Shout Out To The High Road Training Program..

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icecold24k's Comment
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So you never really stop learning. I recently went back through the high road training and since I am on hometime I took a ton of practice tests. Today I went to the DMV because last time I was at home I was still waiting on my TSA clearance letter.. I took the Hazmat and doubles and triples test just for no reason other than to say I have every endorsement. I actually scored 100% on both. The examiner was even like wow that is awesome and very rare especially on the HazMat portion which here in Tennessee was like 25 questions.. So thank you again for the amazing program on here and all the helpful things and advice. This site is absolutely amazing.

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

Doubles:

Refers to pulling two trailers at the same time, otherwise known as "pups" or "pup trailers" because they're only about 28 feet long. However there are some states that allow doubles that are each 48 feet in length.

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.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

Susan D. 's Comment
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Aww congratulations on getting all your endorsements.

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Chuck 's Comment
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Congrats on the endorsements and scoring a 100% as well. I am currently studying the High Road training sections as well and cannot wait to get my permit so that I am one more step closer to school and beginning my new career.

Whitewolf's Comment
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Currently studying for my clp and plan on getting all my endorsements while I'm there. Figure it cant hurt. Using the high road test on the site. Real good study guide. dancing-banana.gif

CLP:

Commercial Learner's Permit

Before getting their CDL, commercial drivers will receive their commercial learner's permit (CLP) upon passing the written portion of the CDL exam. They will not have to retake the written exam to get their CDL.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Hey congrats icecold24k - glad to hear our High Road CDL Training Program did the job again!

For anyone using our program, make sure you actually read through the materials and look up the answers to the questions. Review any questions you get wrong. Repetition is the key to memorizing such a huge volume of information. Memorizing some questions isn't going to cut it. Remember, you're preparing to drive an 80,000 pound rig over snowy mountains and through the largest, most congested cities in the country. You have to know your stuff.

Best of luck!

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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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