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Villain's Comment
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My trainer says the company is pretty good about getting you close to places you want to take home time at if they run there. This is one of the coolest things about the job. I want to see everything! Your suggestions for a bucket list. Number 1 for me is I caught poker fever awhile back so I've got to go to the Bellagio (home of the big game) in Las Vegas.

PackRat's Comment
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You'll get there! Drove by it on my way through Vegas about a month ago.

Dave Reid's Comment
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Villain, quite a few casinos in the Vegas area have truck parking. The Bellagio nor other central strip area casinos have parking to my knowledge, but the Cannery and numerous others do have. Most of the casinos not in the strip or downtown Vegas have truck parking, and nearly all casinos out away from cities everywhere welcome trucks. Most have "CDL specials" with low prices Sunday - Thursday.

There is one truck parking lot a couple miles SW of the Vegas strip - there is a crummy little casino right next to it that has a Denny's. It costs something like $12/night. I parked there and walked down to the strip and back once...lots of exercise...and then I had a pickup about a mile away.

Some companies have drop yard space in Vegas. My company (Pride Transport) has drop yard space in Vegas as well as near Reno.

Once you are solo, you'll have lots of opportunities to stop at casinos if you wish to.

My trainer says the company is pretty good about getting you close to places you want to take home time at if they run there. This is one of the coolest things about the job. I want to see everything! Your suggestions for a bucket list. Number 1 for me is I caught poker fever awhile back so I've got to go to the Bellagio (home of the big game) in Las Vegas.

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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.
PackRat's Comment
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Dave....What about truck parking at Sam's Town?

Dave Reid's Comment
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I'm not familiar with that one. I did just look it up...I don't see any truck parking there using satellite view, and no mention of it on their website... but if interested, one could call and ask.

Dave....What about truck parking at Sam's Town?

Mr. Smith's Comment
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If you like history Philadelphia is a cool place to take your home time.

Lots of that 1700s history

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