Passed My CDL Test

Topic 2250 | Page 1

Page 1 of 1
Danny S.'s Comment
member avatar

truck driver standing in front of his truck at truck driving school

This is the truck that I passed my CDL test in yesterday. It was a long day but in the end I passed. The others ask me what my grade was, I told them I didn't ask because all I cared about was that I passed. dancing-dog.gif It has been 8 long weekends in order to achieve this and I just got to say "I'm darn proud of myself for this achievement." The greatest comment I got was from my son who said "Dad, I'm proud of you." That was worth it all for me. As you may noticed I changed my profile from "In CDL School" to "Driver in Training" next stop Amherst Wisconsin to H.O. Wolding to start the next chapter in this story. Looking forward to seeing what lies ahead for the future. God Bless Everyone and Have a wonderful Christmas and New Years.

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.
Schism's Comment
member avatar

Way to go Sir !!

Richard O.'s Comment
member avatar

Congratulations Danny. I know you worked hard for it. I hope our paths will cross on the highway and we can trade trucker stories. :-)

Starcar's Comment
member avatar

Thats how its done, Danny....Congratulations !! Now on to the start of your over the road adventure !!! Up date us on how you are doing, we really like to follow along with our drivers...

Over The Road:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Brett Aquila's Comment
member avatar

Congrats Danny!!! That's just awesome! And thanks a million for sharing that pic. Nothing is more fun for me than to hear all of the success stories and see pictures of new drivers with their big smiles!!! I mean, that's why TruckingTruth exists - to help people get their trucking careers off to a great start. So every success story is just a ton of fun for us!

Great job! dancing-banana.gif

Schism's Comment
member avatar

Took another look at your post . Consider yourself trained ! You took your road test with a full length trailer and a sleeper .

As far as I know ( from the vehicle in the parking lot during initial paperwork ) the school Im going to uses a day cab and pup trailer .

Im not thrilled about this but obviously willing to accept it as its WIA funded training and start to finish my cost out of pocket is minimal .

~S~

Day Cab:

A tractor which does not have a sleeper berth attached to it. Normally used for local routes where drivers go home every night.

Thomas C. (aka Ghost)'s Comment
member avatar

Congratulations friend! I can't wait to see the follow up on the next phase of your career! smile.gif

Tracey K.'s Comment
member avatar

Pictures are worth a THOUSAND words and yours has spoken volumes. Sons are a wonderful thing aren't they? Danny, that was great!

So joyed to know you have made it through. You still have my prayers.

Lets us know how things go. Can't wait to hear about the rest of your journey.

Merry Christmas!

Josh E.'s Comment
member avatar

Hey Danny, how did you like H.O. Wolding? Are you still with them?

Bud A.'s Comment
member avatar

Congratulations Danny!

Page 1 of 1

New Reply:

New! Check out our help videos for a better understanding of our forum features

Bold
Italic
Underline
Quote
Photo
Link
Smiley
Links On TruckingTruth


example: TruckingTruth Homepage



example: https://www.truckingtruth.com
Submit
Cancel
Upload New Photo
Please enter a caption of one sentence or less:

Click on any of the buttons below to insert a link to that section of TruckingTruth:

Getting Started In Trucking High Road Training Program Company-Sponsored Training Programs Apply For Company-Sponsored Training Truck Driver's Career Guide Choosing A School Choosing A Company Truck Driving Schools Truck Driving Jobs Apply For Truck Driving Jobs DOT Physical Drug Testing Items To Pack Pre-Hire Letters CDL Practice Tests Trucking Company Reviews Brett's Book Leasing A Truck Pre-Trip Inspection Learn The Logbook Rules Sleep Apnea
Done
Done

0 characters so far - 5,500 maximum allowed.
Submit Preview

Preview:

Submit
Cancel

This topic has the following tags:

CDL Training H.O. Wolding Reports From CDL Training Truck Driving School
Click on any of the buttons above to view topics with that tag, or you can view a list of all forum tags here.

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More