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Bran009's Comment
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Thanks! I'm eating a huge salad and doing a lot of The last few days have wore me out.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Congratulations driver....

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Old School's Comment
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The last few days have wore me out.

We completely understand that. It's one of the things about starting this career that catches people by surprise. There's such an adrenaline rush going on, along with the super long hours, the stress of trying to do a halfway decent job for this total stranger that your hooked to like a ball and chain, and the added pressure of passing a test at something we're just barely any good at! It's exhausting. There's still some intense time ahead for you, but it gets better eventually. Hang in there - you're doing great!



Bran009's Comment
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You definitely hit the nail on the head Old School. I don't remember who said getting into this career is like a roller coaster, but that is exactly it. You start out excited, then nervous, then relief..then it new milestone starts the cycle again. Even with all of that I am happy I chose to do this. The future potential is amazing and I'm truly enjoying the ride. Just thinking back a few weeks ago to where I was makes me excited to think how things will be in a few more weeks.

I am so thankful for this site and all the knowledge and insight it offers. I am thinking I need to continue through the job duties portion of the High road soon, but I've been going so hard on learning to pass the cdl test that my brain is mush. Be safe folks!


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.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Bran009's Comment
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Jeremy C.'s Comment
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Dunno how I missed this news! Jeesh, i really am late for everything!

Congratulations, Bran!!!

And welcome to the club!

Totally awesome news that has made a pretty mundane day turn out to be great!

You earned it, brother! Great job!

Hell yeah!

Army 's Comment
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Congrats......Happy to see that you are onto the next Phase.

Nolan's Comment
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Hey Bran! Congrats! dancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gif

G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations Bran!


Be safe in all that you do,...and watch that wagon!!!

Best wishes for continued success.

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