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Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Underage drinking ruin my chances?

Good point Kerry. The suspension is something that will be found, and it sounds as if Jan is handling this the best way she can.

Yes I think the suspension is why it shows up because I cannot even look up my docket number on the PA courts website. I assume it's because my juvenile record isn't public. I also found out that there's a difference between a criminal record and a police record and I forget which one is visible. Ive found 2 speeding tickets (from 5 and 1 years ago) but not my underage drinking. Somehow Uber dug it up so it's available in some fashion. No job has ever brought it up before, but I've never had a driving job.

I'm going to submit a motion for expungement just because it's free for juvenile offenses and I'd rather take advantage of that instead of wait for other companies to see that my license got suspended. Apparently, they stopped doing that in 2018. Go figure 😅

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Underage drinking ruin my chances?

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Hi fellas,

I got in trouble for drinking as a minor near the end of 2017 and my suspension wasn't over until 2018 due to how I didn't have much help, and I was just very ignorant to the process. I was 17 at the time but turned 18 on January 12th 2018. I don't know if that makes a difference but I was under the impression that offence would not be on my record until I got my background check from Uber and they turned me down because of this non-vehicular offense. After doing some googling, I found out that I can get it expunged since in 21 now and served all sentences and payed all fines. The problem is that it takes months for the court to process expungements and I was gonna start CDL training with Wilson Logistics near the end of this November.

Should I even bother going to any trainings until I get this expunged? I told my recruiter and she didn't seem like it was a big deal, but it's not in my application since I didn't know it was on my record until until after the fact. Would it help if I ask to update my actual application? I heard that they will send you home half way through even if you told them about your record prior to being accepted for training. I'd rather wait if it would give me a better chance because Wilson seems like a very nice company to work for.

I think my most important question is, would a summary offense of underage drinking in Pennsylvania that I got over 3 years ago ruin my chances of being accepted to Wilson or other companies? How much more difficult is it for me to be accepted into CDL training with this offense?

I appreciate any feedback :)

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If everything has been disclosed upfront, you should be fine. I would not worry about waiting for expungement because trucking companies can will find out what they want to find out, even with an expunged record. Expungement, as far as trucking companies go, will simply give you a false sense of security that you don't have to disclose that conviction any longer. Unless you are in a state that has specific laws barring being asked about expunged or pardoned records, trucking companies expect such information to be disclosed on the application.

I am not an attorney and what I have provided is not legal advice. This is my personal opinion based on my understanding of how trucking companies operate.

~Kerry

Thank you! Hopefully Wilson understands. I'll let you all know what happens in the days to come!

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Underage drinking ruin my chances?

Haha thank you for all the info, Anne. You're right, I'm just nervous and over thinking it lol. I'll ask to add it tomorrow. Hopefully it isn't a big deal since it was over 3 years ago and it was just a juvenile offense, and if it is a big deal, hopefully my recruiter tells me before I drive all the way to Missouri 😂

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Underage drinking ruin my chances?

Yes I told her after I got a copy of my background check, but its not on my application. I'm thinking I should ask to add it to my application? We pushed the date back but yes, I have a date to start training on a Monday but we don't go over applications till Thursday, so I'm worried they'll send me home then.

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Underage drinking ruin my chances?

Hi fellas,

I got in trouble for drinking as a minor near the end of 2017 and my suspension wasn't over until 2018 due to how I didn't have much help, and I was just very ignorant to the process. I was 17 at the time but turned 18 on January 12th 2018. I don't know if that makes a difference but I was under the impression that offence would not be on my record until I got my background check from Uber and they turned me down because of this non-vehicular offense. After doing some googling, I found out that I can get it expunged since in 21 now and served all sentences and payed all fines. The problem is that it takes months for the court to process expungements and I was gonna start CDL training with Wilson Logistics near the end of this November.

Should I even bother going to any trainings until I get this expunged? I told my recruiter and she didn't seem like it was a big deal, but it's not in my application since I didn't know it was on my record until until after the fact. Would it help if I ask to update my actual application? I heard that they will send you home half way through even if you told them about your record prior to being accepted for training. I'd rather wait if it would give me a better chance because Wilson seems like a very nice company to work for.

I think my most important question is, would a summary offense of underage drinking in Pennsylvania that I got over 3 years ago ruin my chances of being accepted to Wilson or other companies? How much more difficult is it for me to be accepted into CDL training with this offense?

I appreciate any feedback :)

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