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Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Anne, I see... so some truck driving schools are actually a part of the company itself, actually owned by the company... that makes more sense now, and I will look into those, ,thank you much!

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Old School, that was actually my plan... to apply for the paid cdl training programs. See I was under the impression that they did on the job training as a prehire, and I thought I had to get my cdl permit on my own before I could apply for the training, because I thought that the paid cdl training was inhouse, like through the company itself. I didn't know they were going to make me go to a school anyway. I thought the paid cdl training was a different thing than truck driving school. And yes I live in Jacksonville, Florida but why does that count against me? There's a truck driving school just down the street from me, Roadmasters, but they cost $7000 out of pocket or the loan thing which I don't qualify for because I have no credit. And as for the hair test, well, if I have to wait a little longer and go to an actual school then I guess that's what I'll do.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Old School, I'm a skinny fellow and I don't smoke a lot of weed... time to clean out my system is nothing for me... I've done it before... takes about 3 months for me. My plan is to get the permit soon because according to Florida it's good for 180 days... plenty of time to move forward because I hear that as of Feb 2022 if I don't get it before then that it will be mandatory to go to truck driving school which I just can't afford out of pocket nor in debt with a student loan hanging over my head... It's just that rd on my record that bothers me because they make it seem so much worse than it actually was, ya know?

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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How long has it been? 2.5 years. Nothing else within the past 10 years. No felonies. No trouble. And no pattern of bad driving or law breaking. Just that single incident.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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I want to be a truck driver. I'm on the edge of attempting to apply for my cdl permit at my local dmv, but I have a smudge on my driving record... a reckless driving ticket I got a couple of years ago at a stop sign where the front end of my car gently kissed the rear end of the car ahead of me. She started to go and then I started to go and as I started she abruptly stopped and that's all there was to that. She calls the cops and I get a rd ticket. At this time truck driving hadn't even crossed my mind yet. I paid the ticket and forgot all about it... until now, when truck driving has become my goal, hence my worry. After a lot of soul searching I figured out what I really want to do. I stopped smoking weed and dedicated myself to detoxing naturally without trying to cheat, and studied the cdl manuel and took dozens of practice tests that I finally aced them all, but then I saw the disqualifiers and that reckless driving was one of them... so I guess my question is it even worth trying for now? Or did that one little insignificant incident absolutely ruin my shot at this? Is there any way to explain the details to a company aside from them just seeing such a misleading accusation? I say misleading because there was no damage, no bodily harm, no speeding... From a standstill to a one second nudge/bump... am I being paranoid or is it really over for me before I ever even get the chance to start? Thanks in advance for any feedback.

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