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Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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CB radio suggestions?

Galaxy would probably be my choice as I am also a ham. May be fun to see what contacts I could make while out on the road.dancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gif

Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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My first week of CDL school complete!!!!

I have noticed through my own experiences, that some Trucking companies are a little more lenient in that respect. I hadn't worked for 5 years, other than taking care of my uncle and playing some music, but at least 2 companies said all I would have to do is to sign papers stating that. Shop around and hope you guys do well.

Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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My first week of CDL school complete!!!!

Sorry for not updating regularly guys and gals. Brian, I have been trying to eat better and get myself in better shape, and it paid off. I am off some of my meds, others have been reduced, and I feel the best I have in years. Training was paid for by the Vocational Rehabilitation office close to where I live. LAst week was a disastrous nightmare for me. I could not back that damn truck to save my butt. Today, we went out on the road, and I did really well with it, double clutching and all. After we got back and went to work on our skills, I straight backed through the cones 3 straight times, and actually did an offset with not much problem. Looks like my test date is scheduled for October 20th. I think I can do this now. :)

Posted:  7 years, 2 months ago

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My first week of CDL school complete!!!!

Hey everybody. I am 51 and between some health problems and taking care of my Uncle, I haven't worked a real job for the last 5 years. After getting my final denial for disability, it was time to get back to work. I had driven a cargo van as a courier for about 9 years, and absolutely love driving, so when my local Voc/rehab told me that they would pay for me to go to truck driving school, I jumped on the offer. I started at Lake Cumberland school in Mt. Sterling Ky this past Monday. First week is preparing you to take the CDL permit test. Took mine today (Friday) and passed with flying colors. So, the next 3 weeks is skills and pre-test in preparation for the License test. And what floors me is that I already have 3 different companies that I can go to work for. I figure I have 10-16 years to get some retirement built up and save as much as I can for retirement. I love this site and plan to have a long and fruitful relationship with it, and all you fine people that are here. I will update when I have something else not terminally boring. :)

Posted:  7 years, 3 months ago

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Help from anyone that is currently enrolled in, or has gone to, Lake Cumberland School in Mt. Sterling, KY

Hey Moving Forward, thanks for the info. In all my excitement, and worrying about passing the physical, I forgot to ask those simple questions. And i will definitely let you know how it goes. :)

Posted:  7 years, 3 months ago

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Help from anyone that is currently enrolled in, or has gone to, Lake Cumberland School in Mt. Sterling, KY

Hey guys, first time poster here. Anyway, I am supposed to be starting training Monday at Lake Cumberland School in Mt. Sterling. I passed my physical today, but all the offices are closed and I have no idea what time I should be there. Also, does anyone know how they want payment? Personal check, cashiers check, cash? Any assistance on this matter is greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Perk

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