Driving Jobs For 20 Year Old?

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Phillip 's Comment
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If anyone comes across any type of driving job for a 20 year old near bristol,tn just let me know

Daniel B.'s Comment
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Philip, check out Craigslist. You might find something there. Good luck

Starcar's Comment
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You can check your state regs for getting your CDL and driving intrastate...barring that...some delivery job...like Pepsi,Coke..etc would be great.. nad they may help you get your CDL when you are old enough !!

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.

Intrastate:

The act of purchasers and sellers transacting business while keeping all transactions in a single state, without crossing state lines to do so.

Phillip 's Comment
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You can check your state regs for getting your CDL and driving intrastate...barring that...some delivery job...like Pepsi,Coke..etc would be great.. nad they may help you get your CDL when you are old enough !!

I've already tried Pepsi and coke and they said 21 I guess I'm out of until then

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.

Intrastate:

The act of purchasers and sellers transacting business while keeping all transactions in a single state, without crossing state lines to do so.

Starcar's Comment
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Phillip...I'd get a job working on their docks, or somewhere in the warehouse...THEN, when you are 21, you already have a "cheek on the seat", for getting to drive their truck....They will hire from within before they bring in a newbie most of the time.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Phillip...I'd get a job working on their docks, or somewhere in the warehouse...THEN, when you are 21, you already have a "cheek on the seat", for getting to drive their truck....They will hire from within before they bring in a newbie most of the time.

That is an excellent idea. I totally agree with that approach.

You also might find a farmer close by that will let you haul stuff for him. Otherwise you're going to mostly be restricted to things like class B box truck jobs. Not a lot of class A jobs available until you're 21.

Wes G.'s Comment
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You can Look for Log truck, water, forest service fire, ect.... There are jobs for young guys out there. Just gotta think of the less thought about jobs.

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