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Posted:  2 years, 7 months ago

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The High Road Online CDL Training

Hi Harry,

I recently did all the permit sections and had no issue passing the permit test first time. Great training material.

Thanks bro, really appreciate it!

Posted:  2 years, 7 months ago

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The High Road Online CDL Training

Hey guys, so I'm taking your guys course right now. Since, I'm taking only my permit, should I just focus on the permit portion, or should I go with the whole training? Thanks!

Posted:  2 years, 7 months ago

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New guy from California

Thank you for the information! But yeah, I'm willing to be committed and do everything in my power to make this work! As far as the schedules goes, I heard you do about 10-12hr days, as long as I get 8 hrs of sleep and since I'm getting paid more than someone with a 4 year degree I think its worth it!

If you can do a couple of push ups you ought to be able to handle it. Don't get me wrong, this job can be taxing. I think the mental toughness required is something that throws a lot of folks right out of the game. You already don't seem to like the commitment to a contract, so that speaks volumes about what's going on in your head. You will need to work on that part.

I understand, the more you work, the more they tax you. All part of the game, but most def that it is mentally draining, all the driving especially at night. I was watching a video where a truck driving was trying to park the truck into a garage and it took about a good 20 mins or so while blocking the whole traffic, but it's all part of the job. I was looking at the routes, I think for me being local is good to be home everyday, but regional will go home at least once a week which is good, rather than being home 2x a month doing OTR or dedicated. Is it better to be by yourself or with a team member?

I love the customer service that they provided for you! They put in a hotel, have a driver come pick you up and they take care of the rest. I couldn't even imagine being stranded, not even sure if AAA could help, but I don't know.

Had somebody on a FB group, said "Go to a accredited school and get the recommended hours 160" I was talking to usxpress, they said recommended is 300 hrs? You guys recommend going through company sponsored training school?

Posted:  2 years, 7 months ago

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New guy from California

Hey guys, I'm Harry, 28, from the Bay Area; North, California. I'm only 5ft tall, weigh under 100lb. I'm interested in truck driving cause I don't like going to school, I thought about joining the military but don't like that there's a contract and I'm tired of working min. wage jobs. I feel like this could really change my life. It's crazy to even see women doing this as well and they're in their early 20's. I'm in the process of getting my CDL-A but is it physically demanding? Is the job like working in a warehouse? There's a lot of variables when it comes to driving a truck, what if the truck breaks down or something?

I also got a friend that's interested, he was telling me that he wants his CDL to be paid for. So, he's trying to go thru Amazon but I think they don't train you. Also, I heard that if you do get it paid for, then your pay will be lower. Is there a company, that will fly you out, train you and pay you but also keep the pay rate standard as if you went to a local CC or local training school and got it that way? Thanks!

Posted:  2 years, 7 months ago

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Going back home to pick my girlfriend up and bring her on the road with me

Is that illegal? My friend was driving for Amazon using the trucks and he says that they don't allow people in their trucks cause of company reasons but that's understandable. Plus there's cameras throughout the truck too from what I heard.

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