First Day Of School

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Renegade's Comment
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This first day has revealed a lot of things to me just by listening and watching. 1. There are complainers 2. There are lazy people 3. Half the people wont make it 4. There are know it alls 5. People that talk more than they listen...etc. This dude next to me is driving me crazy. I'm just gonna keep my head down and nose in the books. KLLM doesn't do a hair follicle anymore by the way.

Susan D. 's Comment
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Isn't it amazing how that works? Anyone with a few neurons firing can see within a couple hours who will make it and who won't just from their attitude.

The students who listen and are eager to learn will be the ones who get the most instructor and truck time, assuring their success.. the ones who don't pay attention... The instructors will see that and will not want to waste their valuable time.

That in a nutshell is why the failure rate is so high. It's not that people‚Äč aren't capable in learning, it's simply that they don't put in the effort required to get a solid start.

Avoid those unmotivated people as much as possible.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Tastebuds's Comment
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Isn't it amazing how that works? Anyone with a few neurons firing can see within a couple hours who will make it and who won't just from their attitude.

The students who listen and are eager to learn will be the ones who get the most instructor and truck time, assuring their success.. the ones who don't pay attention... The instructors will see that and will not want to waste their valuable time.

That in a nutshell is why the failure rate is so high. It's not that people‚Äč aren't capable in learning, it's simply that they don't put in the effort required to get a solid start.

Avoid those unmotivated people as much as possible.

*hits the 'Like' button*

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Renegade's Comment
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Everything we went over today is in the High Road CDL material.

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.
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