I Am Really Looking Hard At The Knight Squire Training Probram To Get My CDL Any Imput Would Be Appreciated

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Ronald D.'s Comment
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Well it me, Ron again and first thanks for all the patients with an adult 58 years old acting like a kid, but I want to do my research as much as possible and appreciate all of your help on here from everyone that answered my questions.

I am looking at wanting to start some sort of training say in February or March now as this year is about shot and gives me time to do a few things needing done prior to that.

From what I have been reading the Knight Squire training program to get my CDL is looking better and better that is if I can even get into it at all.

Since I am in Phoenix, Arizona they also have headquarters here. The squire program seems good for someone like me, they want you to have your CDL permit on your own first before starting thou. But they if given the opportunity will start you from day 1 as an employee and pay you $300 weekly during your CDL training and its a week here then out a week with a trainer on the road then back here a week in town driving then your test all the time getting $300 a week. Then once you get your CDL you go for 4 weeks or so with a Knight traner then solo. It also offers me after 30 days employment to take my wife and pet as they just updated the pet policy. So what do you all think of this program? From all I read you need to get a year under the belt somewhere and then can change if it does not work out and hopefully it will. As I read its all in what you put into any company what you will hopefully get out of it. As I said you read a lot of bad mouthing of all companies but hardly any praises and if they all were so horrible they all would be out of business.

thank you all agian for replies Ron


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.
Daniel B.'s Comment
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Knight is a fantastic company. You're in good hands. If they offer everything you're looking for then go for it. I had the luxury of being in training and living 8 miles away from the facility so I went home everyday and its a great luxury to have! Their headquarters being right where you live is a nice touch too. I think they're a great fit for you. And don't worry about needing to get the permit before attending school, it's really not a big deal.

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