Cdl Graduate Looking To Drive Without More Class Room Is It Possible

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James T.'s Comment
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Any body know of companies that hire new cdl drivers with no experience

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.
David's Comment
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Any body know of companies that hire new cdl drivers with no experience

There are tons out there...

Swift, CR England, CRST, just to name a ffew.....

Take a gander at those pages.. should give a good read

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

James T.'s Comment
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Thanks will Check them all out

Errol V.'s Comment
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James, the term you are looking for is "Recent Grads". That means you just got your CDL , buy to really don't have the road training yet.

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.
Tractor Man's Comment
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Did you go thru an accredited Driving School? Didn't your school offer job placement as a part of your training?

James T.'s Comment
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I went thru CDA Celadon Driving Academy and I paided for it out of pocket so didn't have a contact with them

James T.'s Comment
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And yes Errol V that is the term I was looking for

Tractor Man's Comment
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Ok gotcha'. Is there a reason you didn't want to drive for Celadon? I've read good things about them.

James T.'s Comment
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They offered me the 18 com that they offer the students that get their training paid for so I declined the offer and trying to see if there is any other options or if I have to bite the bullet and drive for 18 com for 6 months

Brian M.'s Comment
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That must be team pay right?

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