How About Dangerous Loads ?

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Butch S.'s Comment
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I'm ready. Ready to go for it. The switch to long haul trucking or other than flat Florida trucking. I'm wondering dose anyone out there know where I could land a job moving highly dangerous cargo ? I know I'm crazy for wanting this but I'm super stoked when I get the chance to transport anything out of the norm. I'd like to haul oversized / overweight permit needed loads or crazy risky dangerous nuclear waste pre planned routs with briefings and debriefings and possibly with escorts. I have all endorsements plus the TWIC card. I've looked locally but I'd also like to get out of Florida for awhile too.

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Phil C.'s Comment
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Mt guess is you would need at least 5 years OTR experience to get one of those jobs?

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
G-Town's Comment
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You have been on the forum for a while, so you have probably seen posts by Pat M. Pat hauls oversize & permitted loads in the north western part of the US. My suggestion is to look for his Flatbed Load thread and either reply with your question on that thread and/or contact him directly through Private Message.

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