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Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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If you do company sponsored CDL training, and you're failing or unable to do what you're supposed to do and they send you home, do you have to pay them back for something?

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You're back to over thinking again. At Swift, you get two chances. If you mess something up, you get another week to practice, and then two more chances.

There is even a third set of chances but it's a little bit more involved but they're not interested in sending you home. I went to the Swift school so that's the only school and the only policies that I know. But other schools should be similar.

I'm thinking about Swift...they seem to have different options for type of loads, and home time, etc.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
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Wowa....that's a big....flame. You still have your face intact? lol

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Yep, every time. That's one of the smaller ones. I've lit off flames over 20' at performances.

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Yep, every time. That's one of the smaller ones. I've lit off flames over 20' at performances.

What are you? lol

You do medieval/Renaissance faires? I love them, warm mead with mulling spices, turkey legs...Mmm I had a pirate wench outfit made to my measurements with the metal rods in the bodice (can't breathe when I wear this thing but it makes my...umm....girls look up to God...lol Got the daggers secured at the entrance with zip ties. It's fun! And can't forget the eye candy with the long haired handsome Knights fighting in the ring or jousting!

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I've done Ren-Faires, sideshow performance and other extreme / taboo /edge type shows, even just random street performance. I keep my stuff on the truck with me and occasionally do stupid human tricks at the truck stop. I don't have room for the need of nails though.

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I've done Ren-Faires, sideshow performance and other extreme / taboo /edge type shows, even just random street performance. I keep my stuff on the truck with me and occasionally do stupid human tricks at the truck stop. I don't have room for the need of nails though.

Careful not to encounter a dragon slayer. ;)

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I've done Ren-Faires, sideshow performance and other extreme / taboo /edge type shows, even just random street performance. I keep my stuff on the truck with me and occasionally do stupid human tricks at the truck stop. I don't have room for the need of nails though.

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Careful not to encounter a dragon slayer. ;)

Nahhh, not afraid of the LARP crowd lol. A water noodle covered in duct tape made to look like a sword doesn't hold up well to heat, plus they get all squirmy when I do human blockhead lol

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I've done Ren-Faires, sideshow performance and other extreme / taboo /edge type shows, even just random street performance. I keep my stuff on the truck with me and occasionally do stupid human tricks at the truck stop. I don't have room for the need of nails though.

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Careful not to encounter a dragon slayer. ;)

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Nahhh, not afraid of the LARP crowd lol. A water noodle covered in duct tape made to look like a sword doesn't hold up well to heat, plus they get all squirmy when I do human blockhead lol

Please define "LARP" and "human blockhead" for me? : /

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Live Action Role Play. The folks who dress the part of Knights and such using fake weapons and magic and play out battles.

Human blockhead is using a nice long nail or crochet needles and feed them into my sinus cavity about 4-5".

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