How Old Were You When You Started Driving Truck?

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Donald B.'s Comment
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Sure Todd.

Don't know about this TODD dude, PackRat, but sorry if I bragged on myself a bit too much. I do envy any successful CDL holder here to be quite honest. An army 5-ton, even a semi, is really an oversize tinker toy. Those Allison 5-speed auto transmissions in the M900 series are junk but I do love the smooth and quiet non-blown Cummins 855's those things sported under the hood. Maybe TODD was my name in a previous lifetime. General Patton thought he was once Alexander the Great and latter on Napoleon. President Trump thinks he's Patton come back to life.

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.
Rob D.'s Comment
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Donald,

Todd Holmes in your previous lifetime:

Todd Holmes Bio

Same bio information as "Donald B."

Rob T.'s Comment
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Donald,

Todd Holmes in your previous lifetime:

Todd Holmes Bio

Same bio information as "Donald B."

The brightside is hes been quite active on the forum today. Maybe his "chronic fatique" has been cured!

PackRat's Comment
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Donald,

Todd Holmes in your previous lifetime:

Todd Holmes Bio

Same bio information as "Donald B."

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The brightside is hes been quite active on the forum today. Maybe his "chronic fatique" has been cured!

Incurable, over-active chronic Troll.

Rob D.'s Comment
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Turtle's Comment
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John D.'s Comment
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49 for this guy

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