I Passed!!!!

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Phoenix's Comment
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Hey Theron, congrats!!! Next week for me... I do believe you are about a block up the street from me lol... I'm at England.

C T.'s Comment
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Got your cdl that fast? Wow congrats man, and rest up!

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.
Kris F.'s Comment
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Congrats Theron

Mr. T's Comment
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Congrats family!!

Backing will be situational depending on space an time. Sometimes it will be pull throughs and straight line back. As the day get later and the spots fill up you will most certainly have to do a 90 to get in the last few spaces. 90s and 45s are key at shipper and receivers, because sometimes you'll have to dock between two trucks in tight spaces.

Don't worry you'll get practice.

Be safe and keep it in between the lines.

Thanks A lot! I appreciate the info!

Shipper:

The customer who is shipping the freight. This is where the driver will pick up a load and then deliver it to the receiver or consignee.

Mr. T's Comment
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Congratulations Theron!

You got the easy part done! HaHa, I'm kidding in a way, but trust me there are a lot of challenges ahead of you. You will get plenty of chances to learn the different backing maneuvers while with a trainer, and during your first year solo. I like to think of that first year as a training experience - there is so much to learn. Don't sweat it too badly if you are not making really great money during that first year, just concentrate on being on time with your deliveries, getting to each location safely, and remember that golden piece of advice: Don't Hit Anything!

Building a good safe record for yourself during that rookie year will mean a lot to the future success of your career. Hang in there man, and keep up the good work!

Thanks a lot & I really appreciate it! I'll keep that info in mind for sure!

Mr. T's Comment
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Congrats on an awesome accomplishment.

Thanks so much!

Mr. T's Comment
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Hey Theron, congrats!!! Next week for me... I do believe you are about a block up the street from me lol... I'm at England.

Thanks a lot! & stick in there you can do it! When you pass it will be the best feeling ever!

Mr. T's Comment
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Got your cdl that fast? Wow congrats man, and rest up!

Thanks a lot man!

Congrats Theron

Thanks so much. Appreciate it!

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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