I FINALLY Started Looking For A Company

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Short story, I hadn't worked in years, poked around this site for years, and then the '17 holiday season, I get a seasonal position offer, took it, enjoyed it and then the seasonal position ended. 5 months later, get a job at Fed Ex package handler first week..... was decent. 3 weeks into the job, I finally had it, walked out and almost immediately when I get home, I remembered this site, I had gone over the Highroad program, sorta played with it, learning just to learn for a couple of years.

So first thing I do, after letting my wife know I quit that horrible job, ( I had been tempted to walk out almost every day after the first week) and got grouched at, (Bad timing for telling her) I immediately came to the driving schools portion and hit that big green button. I may have floundered with actually getting my CDL , but now I think its just time to do something other than bang my head against the wall and feeling useless.

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.
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