Celadon Driving Academy Denver

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Sweet Potato's Comment
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I am heading back to Celadon for a second chance. I am trying to find anyone who has attended the Denver school. I am not looking for the negative aspects just what it's like, how big are classes? Any difference from Indy? I left before because I had the wrong attitude about all of this.. I chose to go home on my own.. I have since grown and decided to tough it out for however long it takes. I am now going to utilize my tools here to spend down time studying and learning as much as possible. No distractions! Already have my permit so will work on relearning pre trip

Please let me know if you have attended this location..

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Dennis R. (Greatest Drive's Comment
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Ive talked to students at multiple locations..same school that you experienced at indy. Normal student will take 4-6 weeks to get cdl ,then one month with trainer. Figure 60 days from Orientation,to your own truck.

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.
Sweet Potato's Comment
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Ive talked to students at multiple locations..same school that you experienced at indy. Normal student will take 4-6 weeks to get cdl ,then one month with trainer. Figure 60 days from Orientation,to your own truck.

And I'm heading back as soon as I take my last test at the dmv tomorrow.. so figure a week or two to get everything back in the mail.

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.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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That is great, glad you are heading back. You will do awesome. The closest school to me, is the Gadsden, Alabama one, so I am assuming they would send me there. Still weighing my options, though.

I look forward to reading about your experiences.

Good luck, stay safe, and kick arse!

Sweet Potato's Comment
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Just got a call from my recruiter and low and behold Denver is out as they have closed that location.. its off to Indy for this girl!

That is great, glad you are heading back. You will do awesome. The closest school to me, is the Gadsden, Alabama one, so I am assuming they would send me there. Still weighing my options, though.

I look forward to reading about your experiences.

Good luck, stay safe, and kick arse!

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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Stay positive, keep your head up, and take advantage of every opportunity to learn. You will do great!

Sweet Potato's Comment
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I am by no means doubting my ability or anything I was simply informing incase others did not know that Denver is not an option any longer.

Stay positive, keep your head up, and take advantage of every opportunity to learn. You will do great!

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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I am by no means doubting my ability or anything I was simply informing incase others did not know that Denver is not an option any longer./blockquote>

I was not implying that you were/are, just giving you some encouraging advice.

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∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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The quote things confuzzling me sometimes.

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