Profile For JAMES S.

JAMES S.'s Info

  • Location:
    Dallas, TX

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    2 years, 4 months ago

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Posted:  1 year, 1 month ago

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Sexism In Trucking From A Woman's Perspective

Not only are you a great driver, you seem to be a great writer. Your safety tips are great and I might incorporate them into my bad area parking habits.

Thanks for the information article.

Posted:  2 years, 4 months ago

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Special requirements for Texas commercial motor vehicles portion of the cdl test

Thomas,

I just passed the Texas CDP tests but I experienced the exact same issue. Although I was thoroughly prepared for General knowledge, Combination and Air breaks, I wasn't ready for the Texas Special Requirements portion of the test. I failed on my first attempt and so I couldn't even test the other three. I returned today and passed all 4 tests. HRT is great but it won't help for the first Texas test. I did well on general knowledge and aced combination and air breaks.

Anyway, for any other texas drivers, study the special requirements of the Texas manual very carefully. You will be asked some very irrelevant questions on that section. Google "texas cdl special requirements test" and you will find some helpful guides. For all the other sections, HRT will be all you need.

Posted:  2 years, 4 months ago

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Which sections are pertinent on the High Road Online Training program?

Here is how our High Road Training Program breaks down:

To Get Your CDL Permit:

  • Rules & Regulations
  • Driving Safely
  • Transporting Cargo Safely
  • Air Brakes
  • Combination Vehicles
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Driving Exam

To get your CDL endorsements which are optional but highly recommend:

  • Transporting Passengers
  • Doubles And Triples
  • Tankers
  • Hazardous Materials

Two sections we've built ourselves with info you'll need for everyday life on the road:

  • Logbook
  • Weight & Balance

Two sections for anyone considering flatbed:

  • Cargo Securement
  • New York State Coil Endorsement

I really appreciate The High Road Training Program. I've completed all the testable sections and will be checking out the practice tests. I'll be testing for my permit after I get my physical and clearance letters. I was comparing the manual from the Texas DMV with the sections in The High Road Training Program and noticed that the manual was missing a few sections. This post explains why the manual was different.

I'd like to suggest that sections be marked "Required", "Required for Endorsement", "Useful but not required for testing". If the sections were clearly labeled, it would aid in the planning and prioritizing of study time.

Again, thanks for the great program. I'll be recommending this site to anyone interested.

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