Profile For Jason W.

Jason W.'s Info

  • Location:
    Fort Myers, FL

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    5 years, 9 months ago

Jason W.'s Bio

My name is Jason , I'm 25 and married with a amazing wife that supports my decision to become a truck driver 100%. I have received my permit and will be starting school at Roadmasters of Tampa, Florida . After schooling I'll be hoping to get hired by swift complete my training and team drive with my cousin who is a owner operator. I don't know where to begin to tell everyone how much this site has helped me I'm amazed with the resources available . If anyone has some free advice please share. I CANT WAIT TO BE SHIFTING THEM GEARS !

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Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Update on my quest to trucker school

I really appreciate all that advice . I've learned not to listen to all the things people say. One thing I'm worried about is weather or not I'll be able to absorb all the info they will feed me. I know swift will take good care of me at their school. I'll just go in and try my best.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Update on my quest to trucker school

I'll be attending a school just outside Atlanta . I'm hoping to meet some awesome class mates so we can help each other through the schooling.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Update on my quest to trucker school

Well ladies and gents. I have been accepted to Swifts Driving academy. I will be leaving for school July 28th. I'm super excited but also a little nervous.

If any of yall can give me some good advice it would be greatly appreciated, I'm going into this with no experience but a very open mind. Please give me advice like what I should take with and tips to get me through the schooling. This career in trucking is literally life breaking change for me and my wife so it's super important for me to make it through. Thank you so much.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Swift cdl school-waiting to hear back

I already have my cdl but i applied to attends swifts school and to work for them and got a call from recruiter. She said they would review my app and get back to me with next steps. Anyone know how long that takes. I guess they have to run my dmv report and verify employment? I have no issues on my app that would prevent me from getting a job in trucking. I sent the app in yesterday around noon and getting nervous bc i havent heard back. I also applied with driver solutions to attend their refresher course. Maybe i just need to be patient?

They processed mine over the phone. But you definitely have to bug them. My recruiter s name was veronica . She set me up and I leave for school the 28th of this month.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Swift academy

WHAT KIND OF BUS COMPANY DOES SWIFT USE TO TRANSPORT YOU TO MEMPHIS TENNESSEE SCHOOL. IS IT A GREY HOUND?

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Company schools.

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But have yet to here anything from them.

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Are you waiting for them to roll out the red carpet ?rofl-1.gif Be proactive! Call Knight and check on the status of your application.

I already have I'm not a idiot. I have called I get put on hold for a recruiter and then it hangs up on me. I've tried multiple time and get the same results

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Company schools.

So I have put a app in at knight transportation for the squire cdl training program. But have yet to here anything from them. Does anybody know if any other companies pay you weekly from the first week in school like knight does? I'm kinda at a road block right now and trying to lay out my options because I will no longer be able to go to roadmasters as planned.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Swift Pay?

The bank will have to call the number on the check and get the auth number. It makes it more secure for them. I had an issue with my bank when I did it .myself. they had to call the support center to confirm which took extra time.

Thanks everyone.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Swift Pay?

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I was wondering how swift pays their drivers . I've heard it is put on a card. Do they give you the option of direct deposit to your bank account or no.

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Yes.. when you get hired you will receive a ComData card. That is used for fueling and for your check. You can set up direct deposit as well. First two or three weeks will be on card. You can also get comchecks from your DM or any truck stop and use those for pulling cash off your card and deposit in your bank account. Trainer should explain, may also ask them.

Ok thank because my wife was wondering how she would have access to pay bills.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Swift Pay?

I was wondering how swift pays their drivers . I've heard it is put on a card. Do they give you the option of direct deposit to your bank account or no.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Cdl a permit

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I'm looking for a company that has there own in house training for cdl license. In Indiana area. Advise or any knowledge about who I can go through would be appreciated thanks.

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The biggest company near you that does company sponsored cdl training Is PAM. http://pamtransport.greatcdltraining.com/indianapolis-cdl-training.

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do they have it to where I pay for tuition or do they take out of my check?

You pay for the tuition for them by working with them a certain amount of time. It does not get takin out of your check. If you quit working for them before the grace period is met in full you will be responsible for paying it back.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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Cdl a permit

I'm looking for a company that has there own in house training for cdl license. In Indiana area. Advise or any knowledge about who I can go through would be appreciated thanks.

The biggest company near you that does company sponsored cdl training Is PAM. http://pamtransport.greatcdltraining.com/indianapolis-cdl-training.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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I was Wondering If you Finance Through Roadmaster school do they make you put a down payment?

As far as i know you dont really need a down payment.. watch out though a lot of these schools interest rates are just as high if not higher then credit cards. if your wife has good credit get her to co-sign and that should drop your rate. look at school loans to. those rates are lower and you could qualify for those. Im not a financial master by any means but this is my opinion.

Thank you I'm going to try her consigning with me first . If not then I'll look into school loans thanks buddy.

Posted:  5 years, 3 months ago

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I was Wondering If you Finance Through Roadmaster school do they make you put a down payment?

I'm hopefully starting school at roadmasters doing weekend classes July 19th . I was wondering if when your Financing your schooling through roadmaster. DO they require a down payment . One other thing how hard is it to get approved through their financing program , I have not developed credit yet but my wife has over a 700 beacon. Please feel free to share your knowledge.

Posted:  5 years, 5 months ago

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I'm a new student going into school, what is the Best OTR company to start with that is the least likely to screw you over.

I'm looking for a good honest otr company to start with in my career in over the road driving. Any recommendations for company's that have ports in the south.

Posted:  5 years, 9 months ago

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What company's that offer sponsored training recruit in florida?

How come every time I try to contact knight for recruiting it tells me to enter zip code then rings and rings then hangs up

Posted:  5 years, 9 months ago

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What company's that offer sponsored training recruit in florida?

Thanks and yea I'm a really hard worker it's hard for me to be lazy. I just alot of bad reviews on them that's why I asked

Posted:  5 years, 9 months ago

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What company's that offer sponsored training recruit in florida?

So I found Knight Transportation Company Sponsored training. What can you guys tell me about them,are they any good

Posted:  5 years, 9 months ago

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What company's that offer sponsored training recruit in florida?

Ok, thanks guys I'll call around. Let me know if you find anything different

Posted:  5 years, 9 months ago

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What company's that offer sponsored training recruit in florida?

Editor's Note Updated 4/24/2019: Here are reviews of trucking companies that offer paid CDL training in Florida:

I live in sw florida (fort Myers). I've always had a huge interest in otr driving but don't know what companies recruit in sw florida. I'm looking to participate in company sponsored cdl training. Please someone help me out, looking for this to be a career

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