Profile For Martin B.

Martin B.'s Info

  • Location:
    Peel, AR

  • Driving Status:
    Preparing For School

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  • Joined Us:
    5 years, 6 months ago

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Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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Online CDL training program has a problem?

Yes, it is very tricky and with that it will make me pay more attention to what exactly I am reading. I am so glad I do have this tool to use, I wasn't able to learn by reading, my retention on words was horrible, but using this program is the best thing for me to study because I can actually remember everything I need to know because you just not reading you interacting and if you mess up on one section, you will know where to study more, instead of reading and reading. So thanks!

Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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Online CDL training program has a problem?

I was just looking at it, and was taking the questions again to reveiw, came accross it again, and realized that it has "except" on the next line, so there is nothing wrong, my eyes just didn't pick up on it, silly me. It would sorta look like this:

A class B CDL holder can operate any of the following, except:

my eyes just didn't pick up on the except, sorry, my mistake.

Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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Online CDL training program has a problem?

Correction: GVWR of 26,001 pounds with the vehicle being towed not in excess of 10,000 pounds

Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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Online CDL training program has a problem?

I have been doing the online CDL training program on this site and it has been very helpfull, but there is one thing that gets me. There is one question that I answer and it keeps stating that is wrong even though I do choose the right answer. It asks about the class B CDL and the requirments and I choose the any single vehicle with the GCWR of 26,001 pounds with the GVWR not in excess of 10,001 pounds, but its says the correct answer is the classifications of a class A CDL, not really sure who I should tell this too, any info would be helpfull. Not downing the program or anything, just figured someone would like to know about the glitch. thanks again

Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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REALLY wanting this career, mental disorder (schizophrenia) may be a problem, help?

To Cooljoe and everyone else,

Thanks cooljoe for the help, you have gave me hope for getting into trucking. So far the only things I have left is getting my birth certificate and figuring out what to do about my mental status with my recruiter. You all have gave me hope and the courage to keep pushing forward no matter what is in my way. Hopefully I will get into to trucking soon and I will let everyone know when, that way you know that all you hard work has paid off, thanks again.

Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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REALLY wanting this career, mental disorder (schizophrenia) may be a problem, help?

Thanks everybody,

This has given me hope and knowledge enough to understand and evaluate my situation and how to go about everything. All the information has been helpful. And Cool Joe it is MTC Truck driving training services.

Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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REALLY wanting this career, mental disorder (schizophrenia) may be a problem, help?

Thank you guyjax,

That is a good point, and I am pretty sure that I can handle the stress when it comes around to it. I have been working on controlling it when I do have stress and have managed to handle a good amount of stress. My mother is actually living with me at the moment and it has helped me learn to manage stress caused by people, (lol), and the stress on the road, like other drivers, I have no problem with, even during a episode. Driving calms my nerves and actually helps me a lot with my schizophrenia, but only time will tell when I actually get into the career field. All I can do is go as prepared as I can be.

Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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REALLY wanting this career, mental disorder (schizophrenia) may be a problem, help?

Hello again,

Thanks for all you great advice. As for meds, I have not taken any meds in about 3 years, the last one I was on had some pretty bad side effects so I tried going without them and it has worked out for three years, and to Tracey K. a hiccup to me is like I loose motivation at times, but still do the job I am required to do and do it the way it supposed to, it would just seem that I am not happy at all at the time, but in no way has it affected my work, (when I did work), as long as I am required to do the job, I will do it to the specifications that is required. The "hiccup" passes after a short while, the longest I have had it last was about a day and a half. I don't really think it would affect my job performance or interaction with the people, I have learned to hide it when necessary to where people don't worry about me until it passes. As for being alone on the road, that is one of the main reasons I choose this career field, I like to be alone, but still like to meet new people, so interacting for the loads shouldn't be a problem. Is there anything that might affect any of these issues? From an experienced point of view, what is the most psychological problem you have had to deal with, (e.g. dealing with people, traffic, being alone, partners, dispatchers), that way I have a more general understanding of people who have been there. Also have you ever heard of a company paying for the psych evaluation for the person applying, because they can be somewhat pricey. Thanks again. (Ohh, and Tracey K. it would be alright if you gave me a nickname, it's really just up you, I don't mind)

Posted:  5 years, 6 months ago

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REALLY wanting this career, mental disorder (schizophrenia) may be a problem, help?

Hello everybody,

I have been really wanting this career for a while now and just in the past 6 months have finally got the ball rolling for my start of this great career. After doing some research I found that having schizophrenia can be a major complication. I am currently trying to get into a company sponsored program and am just sorta lost at this moment and need some help. I have had schizophrenia since I was 14 and in the past four years have learned to manage it very well, (I'm 23), I can manage it enough to where it won't effect my day to day activities, with only a slight hiccup every great once in a while, which still don't affect my ability for activities. I am currently disabled for it, but would like to get off disability and into a trucking carrier. I am not sure of how to go about getting the right documentation to prove I am stable enough to drive truck. I have talked to my recruiter and he is currently seeing what he could do. But in the mean time I would like any opinion that would help me grasp this situation a lot better. Feel free to ask any questions that would help give me your most valued advice. Thanks. (Ohh, and by the way I have not had a therapists or any mental doctor in 2 years, and that was only for a week, in the past 4 years that was the only time seeing a doctor for it.)

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