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William R.'s Comment
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I was delivering a load on a mountain side in Washington. It had been raining for two straight weeks prior to my making my delivery. So I get to my delivery point. I set my brakes and exit my truck. The road gave way under my trailer and my trailer slid off into a ditch. I had to get a tow truck to get me out. It's a non DOT reportable offense. Yet this company is still using it against me using their own "point" system. Of it's a non DOT reportable offense then why are they still acting like it? Company name is Celadon. I have a lease already thru Quality and I have a 2016 Lonestar. Is there a company out there that does not nick pick over stupid **** that happened before I got my CDL A and non DOT reportable issues and is a vendor for quality? Also i have a disease Aropecia so I have no bodily hair. So I would need a company that only does a urinalisys... Any help would be appreciated. Thank you


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.


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.

Michael V.'s Comment
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If you pull dry box and live west of the Mississippi Interstate distributor has point and click pick your own freight. Never heard of a point system with o/o


Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

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