Profile For DC5275

DC5275's Info

  • Location:
    Currently in Inverness, FL

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 8 months ago

DC5275's Bio

Rolling around this Great Country of ours in a beautiful 2015 Peterbilt 579! JP2077

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Posted:  3 years, 5 months ago

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Jim Palmer cdl training

Aaron, Good read you did such a good job posting your training. Hope you get your mile's soon and your upgrade. Best of luck and be safe! See you around. David JP2077

Posted:  3 years, 8 months ago

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Thanks to all for the wonderful information!

First post after countless hours on TruckingTruth and studying the High Road Training Program. I leave tomorrow to start a Paid CDL Training Programs, I would say I would post a diary, but I know I will fail to update daily or even weekly. I will check in every now & again and share my journey as I hope it helps with anyone getting into trucking.

Quick story, my wife and I kinda talked about it years ago that after our son was ready to do his own thing, we should get into trucking and see the country while getting paid. So after relocating to Nature Coast FL from Southern CA and finding work hard to find back here, I had an idea! So after asking my local tax collector's office clerk some questions about taking the CDL test. I decided to take the Florida CDL permit test on May 9th. I had read the FL CDL book over the previous weekend. So I took the tests and I passed General Knowledge, Combinations & Air Brakes. I was told "get a Driver Card (DOT Physical)" and I could be issued my permit. Well I went home and started doing a little research and fount this site. WOW am I thankful for all of the members on this forum for sharing all you're experience's and insight to trucking. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! Saved me some cash too since the company will pay for DOT Physical all while in their program.

This site has helped me with all aspects of deciding and committing to becoming an OTR driver. I know once I'm in this company sponsored CDL program that I will be successful in learning since all the basics were presented here. I look forward to getting on the road with my trainer and to have all this knowledge honed and sharpened. Driving skills will sharpen with behind the wheel experience. The amount of information on TT is wonderful.

This one is a big one!!!

Learn The Logbook Rules (HOS)

Anyone who takes the time should be able to make a well educated choice based on all the information provided.

So again to all active members who have shared on this site, THANK YOU!

David Clark

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