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Posted:  17 hours, 54 minutes ago

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Companies to choose from

Well I am in a pickle on trying to decide on which company to choose from. Between ROEHL and Wilson Logistics. They both sound like great company's to work for and learn from. I am just wondering on if either have manual transmissions on their trucks. Because I kinda don't want to have a automatic restriction on my license. I'm rely not worried about pay because I'm going to be a rookie getting into the business. I don't know which one that will train me the right way. So, if anyone that has been to either both companies or know I would appreciate it. Thanks a lot guys and gals.

Posted:  21 hours, 21 minutes ago

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Studying for permit

Well that's something great to hear. Maybe I should and also with this website's hiring application I had another phone call with Wilson Logistics are they the same company that this form did company review on it was Wilson Trucking. Because I don't know much about them, how are they for people like getting into the company?

Posted:  1 day, 3 hours ago

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Studying for permit

Well thanks to great help from this amazing website. I have applied for ROEHL transport, went over the phone with the recruiter. She ask me if I have been studying. And I am, I told her I need more time so she gave me a week and a half. I'm actually nervous about it. They require to study for Introduction Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes, Combination Vehicles. Now I've asked if I should study for hazmat, she said that's up to me. But should I? I kinda don't because honestly I don't want to haul something that can be dangerous lol. Any suggestions and helpful tips on studying for the exam?

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Podcast

Thanks you two I'll check it out.

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Podcast

I'm just curious if there are any good trucking podcasts out there. I listen to one, good one Talkcdl on Spotify. I was just wondering if there any other good ones out there? And I do recommend this one especially when they have someone name Johnny Acid on their program 😅.

Posted:  2 months, 1 week ago

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Paid Trucking school companies to choose

Hello, Truckers out there. I've have a question on what is a good Trucking school company out there. That will help pay for your training and so forth. I've been doing a lot of research and youtubing and just rely thinking on what is best for me. I have looked up on C.R. England, Swift and I'm getting a lot of negativity on these two company's. I'm deciding on the two though. I've done some research on Prime and I'm not a huge fan on there application process. I was hoping on Knight but they won't pay for room or transportation if I'm getting this right, then if not please correct me. I'm rely wanting to drive truck and make a living. But I'm having trouble what is a good company that will help me get my cdl and drive for them. So, that I have experience and work for one of my state comapny's. So, if anyone that could help me that will be great, and thank you for your time to do so. And I kinda would like the truth about C.R. England are they rely that bad of company and do they rely do the three man bunk thing?

Posted:  4 months, 1 week ago

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Best Way/Place to Begin

Hey, Heath I'm going through the same thing as you are. If it all goes well next year around spring/summer time. Im going to choose a trucking company, get my CDL and do my part. But honestly reading Old School's advice, is the best one I've found and read. And honestly why would you wanna go say 75 mph with carrying what 40,000 Ibs? I've seen YouTube videos of trucks, off the road or turned over because they was going to fast. And what I've gathered if I'm wrong or right about this. Is that in some states you are supposed to drive the limit or under? Like maybe California for one? I mean common no one should be a Snowman trying to evade the sheriff, and run along with Bandit with you.

And for choosing a company, go with the one that suits you. I'm debating on two companies and two have bad reputations. But in the long run I'm just wanting the opportunity and the experience that I need. So, that way I can transition to a home based company. Good luck though.

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