Just Thought I'd Say I Passed!

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Brian's Comment
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So like the subject says I passed General Knowledge, Air Brakes, Combination, Doubles/Triples and Tanker. I'm now a Wisconsin Commercial Permit Holder with two endorsements!

I want to say thanks to the helpful crew that have helped me along the way! This site is amazing, and hands down improved my skills.

My next step will be to study for the HAZMAT in the coming weeks. Then I'll be starting school in January and I will post how that goes.

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

Doubles:

Refers to pulling two trailers at the same time, otherwise known as "pups" or "pup trailers" because they're only about 28 feet long. However there are some states that allow doubles that are each 48 feet in length.

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Good job Brian!!! Keep up the good work and congrats!

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Hey that's awesome man! Congrats! That's one step out of the way...on to the next!

PJ's Comment
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Great job Brian.....Congratsdancing-banana.gif

Brian's Comment
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Thanks guys! Sure does feel good to have that out of the way. I can't wait until trucking school actually starts!

Gerald H. AKA Doc's Comment
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cool Brian sounds like you are on your way. It won't take long for your schooling to get under way and before you know it you'll have acdl. congrats. Doc

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.
Animal's Comment
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Cool Beans Brian. Excellent work! Sounds like you'll be out here in no time!

Richard O.'s Comment
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Congratulations Brian.

Starcar's Comment
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CONGRATS BRIAN !!!! now...on to the next part of the path to your adventure !!!

And Animal....I didn't think there was anyone but me thats old enough to use the phrase COOL BEANS !!! Welcome brother !!!!rofl-3.gif

Woody's Comment
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And Animal....I didn't think there was anyone but me thats old enough to use the phrase COOL BEANS !!! Welcome brother !!!!rofl-3.gif

I'm old enough to remember and occasional use that phrase, and I'm not very old. In fact my wife tells me all the time how young I am. At least that's what I think she means when she calls me immature rofl-3.gif

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