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Mo C.'s Comment
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I've been researching schools and companies the past six months but was discouraged at first with all the negative stuff and outdated info and I actually set the idea of trucking to the side. That was until I ran across TT !!! Compared to some of the other sites I've seen they are so negative and full of company bashers. From what I've read it seems the industry is changing and moving toward the future high tech big time which will affect wages and life style. I'm leaving the security Industry and 50 plus years and paying for this myself. My main focus is get cdl , get hired, learn and train, focus for a safe 1st year !!! (Be Nice) and I've learned this from TT forum, Thanks Brett !!! Check this one for all you wanna be's like me out there, one school I contacted had a special reduced rate but you have to pass all test the first time. Price was great and I believe in me but I want to enjoy this experience with less stress as possible. Crawdog out!!!

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.
Ryan S.'s Comment
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Welcome to the forum! Best of luck to ya!

Mo C.'s Comment
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Welcome to the forum! Best of luck to ya!

Hey thanks Ryan in case you didn't know make sure you check out all the veteran friendly employers like Crete, Schneider and Werner to name a few some will pay for your training or reimburse you. Good luck Troop!!!

Old School's Comment
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Welcome to the forum Morris! Hope we can be of some help to ya! If you want good advice and encouragement about how to make this career work for you then you've come to the right place. Feel free to ask all the questions you want, there's no dumb questions. Thankfully there's good mix of experienced drivers and wannabes on here that all combines together to make for a generally good educational experience for the most part. Be sure and work your way through the High Road Training Program it will be an invaluable resource to you as you prepare to take tests for your permit, endorsements, and eventually your coveted CDL license. Best of luck to ya! And keep coming back for more.

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.
Ryan S.'s Comment
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Welcome to the forum! Best of luck to ya!

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Hey thanks Ryan in case you didn't know make sure you check out all the veteran friendly employers like Crete, Schneider and Werner to name a few some will pay for your training or reimburse you. Good luck Troop!!!

Thanks Morris! I have been talking with Crete and am very sure this is the company im gonna go with when i get out

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