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    4 years, 3 months ago

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Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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The worst thing about trucking

Worst thing black ice/snow and having to chain up. My Volvo has super singles and the chains are over half my body weight Yuk!

Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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Can't drive a car anymore...

I sleep better in my truck than at home. And my rogue feels like a freaking go cart with a tiny steering wheel. I twitch and change lanes. And backing up Omg feel like I'm 15 again and just learning.

Posted:  3 years, 7 months ago

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Dash Camera Recommendations

I use a kdlinks with a 32 gig card. Works day and night. Good quality video and not near the price of a go pro

Posted:  3 years, 9 months ago

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Help! power inverter

Help I have a xantrex power inverter with supposedly a new battery. The thing won't stay charged it always has a yellow light. My question is. Does it charge better off or on while I'm driving? This thing is driving me nuts. Thank you

Posted:  3 years, 10 months ago

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Need some advice....

Greetings, I went to a private school in minnesota and loved it. I work for Halvor Lines out of Superior Wisconsin now. It's a great company and offers tution reimbursement.

Posted:  3 years, 11 months ago

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I got it! Kind of....

That's awesome! I used the high road too and it was great. I had one odd question about belts cracking from heat but otherwise pretty spot on with the Minnesota manual. I also had my dot card already, instead they got me with the whole married/divorced name change thing. I had to bring both marriage license and divorce decree to show my name change. Lol

Posted:  3 years, 11 months ago

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How far back do hair folicle tests go?

1.5" of hair will go back 90 days. Its all based on how long your hair is. My hair is over 16" long however standard procedure at my employer was just 1.5". 90 days is the industry standard and you would have to have longer hair for them to go back any farther if they wanted to.

Posted:  4 years ago

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Truck driving school

I just finished up School at Heavy Metal Truck Training in Inver Grove Heights Minnesota and I cant say enough great things about this school. Reasonably priced (I took the 6 week class). Student to Instructor ratio was small, and I passed my CDL road test by my 6th week of school. This is a GREAT school for anyone in Minnesota who's looking into going into the trucking industry!!

Posted:  4 years, 1 month ago

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Women divorced or married identification needed to obtain your CDL

Your very lucky. I spent a whole day hanging around our government center waiting in lines to get all the documents I needed. I'm glad it's over and I start school on the 8th. Woo hoo!

Posted:  4 years, 1 month ago

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Women divorced or married identification needed to obtain your CDL

I also have had federal background checks that didn't require all this extra identification. I was very surprised when the DMV asked for all this. Minnesota just started doing it.

Requirements effective May 4, 2015:

Beginning May 4, Minnesotans will ALSO need the following in order to apply:

Proof of citizenship or permanent residency (U.S. passport, birth certificate, permanent residency card). If the name on your U.S. passport, birth certificate or permanent residency card has changed you must also present proof of your legal name change(s). Acceptable proof consists of certified marriage certificates, certified divorce decrees or other certified court orders. Divorce decrees or other court orders must specify the name change. Your identity and name change documents need to show a clear link between your citizenship or permanent residency document and your current name.

Posted:  4 years, 1 month ago

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Women divorced or married identification needed to obtain your CDL

I'm putting this out there for women who are looking into truck driving. Before trying to take your permit test you will need to show a clear line of name changes. Bring the following to the dmv and you won't have any issues 1. Current license 2. Social security card 3. Health certificate in my case mndot exam 4. Birth certificate 5.Certified copy of marriage license 6. Certified copy of divorce papers, make sure it shows in the papers if you changed your name, this is very important! You must have paperwork for each and every marriage and divorce no matter how long ago it happen. I just passed my permit test and endorsements and start school on Sept 8. I am super excited

Posted:  4 years, 2 months ago

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Heavy metal truck driving school

I am considering attending the 460 hour training course at the heavy metal driving school in minnesota. Does anyone have any insight into this school and is the 460 hour training course the way to go? I need some advice before I drop 6000$ into this school. Thank you so much. also I am an older petite female 44 yrs old and only 5' 2" will this affect my ability to get a job once Im done with school?

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