Schneider And May Questions

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Adam W.'s Comment
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Ok I took my dot physical passed but need to lose some weight but other than that good so in 2 weeks I can take my permit in Florida you have to do physical before permit. I plan to go to truck driving institute aka tdi so my 3 questions are 1 does anyone have experience or advice about tdi

2 the 3 weeks of orientation for schnedier do you get paid

3 does anyone know how long may orientation and training is and do you get paid while you train

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

CT Trucker 's Comment
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Hey bud, the Schneider pay is on the website Idk if they changed it but I know it's up there, but you get paid the whole time your there.. Orientation is 3 weeks long it first week starts off by paperwork and training on driving the Schneider way week 2 your out with a trainer for that whole week then week 3 your learning the Qualcomm and trip planing then testing out. Hope this helps

Qualcomm:

Omnitracs (a.k.a. Qualcomm) is a satellite-based messaging system with built-in GPS capabilities built by Qualcomm. It has a small computer screen and keyboard and is tied into the truck’s computer. It allows trucking companies to track where the driver is at, monitor the truck, and send and receive messages with the driver – similar to email.
Joe W. ( aka hharleywood)'s Comment
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I'm also going to TDI but in Indiana. Start May 2.

Adam W.'s Comment
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I'm also going to TDI but in Indiana. Start May 2.

hi can you pm I got some questions like how hard was it to get in etc

Joe W. ( aka hharleywood)'s Comment
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I'm also going to TDI but in Indiana. Start May 2.

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hi can you pm I got some questions like how hard was it to get in etc

I'll just put it out here so if anyone wants to know they can see it too. It wasn't hard to get in. They told me that 80% of the people that apply will need a co signer. I needed one too. You can use your wife if married, no problem there. I opted to get a loan from the credit union and it got me a $1000.00 scholarship for paying up front. As long as you have a clean driving record, and anything from your past is far enough back you can get in. I had a DUI but it was 30 years ago so no big deal there. I also have only had one, that seemed to be huge. Just talk to a recruiter from the school and they will set you up. I go May 2 and am looking forward to it.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

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