FFE-bound...here We Go!

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Joseph B.'s Comment
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So it's official...I gave notice to my current job yesterday and I leave for school with FFE on November 4. I don't have any delusions that it will be a cakewalk, but I have gone through the High Road Training Program and it made a HUGE difference so I definitely want to thank all of you who put it together. I know I will have a leg up on most of the folks who are in class with me! Also, my dad is a driver for Werner so he has taken me through the pre-trip on his truck a few times and I know that will help as well. I also have to say a HUGE thanks to Tim L for his wonderful description of the FFE academy, it was a great way to know what to expect!

I am so excited to get this new career going I can't see straight, and to Brett, Starcar, Old School, Tim L, Daniel B, and everyone else (please forgive me if I don't remember to mention you!), a thousand thanks for all the help you have provided thus far and all the wisdom you have given. I look forward to more wisdom as my new career takes off!


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.
Brett Aquila's Comment
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Hey, sounds great man!!! Definitely looking forward to following along with ya!


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Starcar's Comment
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Yup, Joseph...you have worked on getting a good start, and a leg up on the others in your class...that is invaluable..So now you start your adventure....but you can' leave us behind...we're kinda like a bad tattoo.embarrassed.gif ..you have to deal with it til ya get something better.rofl-1.gif So we will be expecting regular updates on your schooling, and your trainer/trainee months, if you are able.... Good Luck !!! btw...your dad drives for a really good company...be proud !!

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