TMC CDL Program

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Rob T.'s Comment
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I know your busy, but how is training going?

Turbo617's Comment
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If you are not comfortable or your trainer is not being fair don’t do what I did and keep going, report him and you’ll get sent to another trainer

I sucked it up and passed any test my trainer threw at me to fail me. The main thing that bothered me is . Tmc has an option where you click smoker or none smoker . Dip or no dip. I put no smoke- no dip. That way I’m matched with a like mind trainer

Nope. My trainer dipped and it was disgusting. On top of him being in cups, peeing on the side of the truck, making his own spot in the middle of lanes when there were more than enough rooms to park where a rookie can easily back in.

Always yelled at me for not going fast in the truck stop parking lot, yelled at me for switching lanes when cars and trucks were coming on the on ramp - he said I have an increased chance of crashing

Yelled at me when I observed the move over law - again saying i have an increase chance of crashing.

That’s just the tiny bit of it. And I never reported him , my mistake. I think highly of the company, my class mostly got great trainers, the few others reported and got good trainers.. I didn’t want the trainer to get fired as I know that’s not TMC standards .

I hope I still have a chance to try again! I’m loving this local truck career, but my route takes me past truck stops and I sure miss it!

Grandma Day's Comment
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Very nice diary. It has been a good read. I would love to hear about your on the road training. The good and the bad. I feel this will be the most challenging part of the whole process. Hope things are going well.

Kyle M.'s Comment
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Any update ? Haven't heard from you in awhile hope all is good

John P.'s Comment
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Me to good or bad

Any update ? Haven't heard from you in awhile hope all is good

Splitter's Comment
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Hope the trainer & the road are treating your well Ithel. I know this is where the real 'school' starts. Be well & stay safe out there.

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