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Bb23's Comment
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Well, next week I will be in my 30-day window, and my recruiter Adam from Jim Palmer informed me we can start the official process of interviewing and running all my background info. I would have been ready to go sooner but unfortunately, during our move to the new house I misplaced my SSN card and had to order a new one. I plan on keeping a blog, mainly because without this forum existing, getting information about trucking and all the different companies out there would have been very time-consuming. I do go to other sites but by far Trucking Truth is, in my opinion, the best source of information available and provided CDL practice that I am taking full advantage of. So blogging will provide some other Joe/Mary with what I am experiencing as they try to weed out through information.

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.
Traffic Jam's Comment
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Ok Jimmie D. I hope you will write lots of entries so we can follow along with you. Welcome or the industry! I hope you have lots of fun at Jim Palmer.

-Traffic Jam

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