Jim Palmer Trucking - Missoula MT

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Dave S (formerly known as's Comment
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Things to remember, independent of who you drive for, drive safe, be courteous, don't hit anything, be on time and don't be a butthead.

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That was classic! It encourages me greatly. I love seeing people who "get it."

Thank you for the compliment Old School! Means a lot!

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Thanks for the info Dave S. I'm going with Roehl (my second choice), because I couldn't verify more than the past two years of employment. Three years ago I was trying to make a go of it as a hay-farmer, but I didn't file any taxes as a business so I couldn't verify self-employment for that year. I will definitely keep Wilson Logistics on my radar for the future, though. For now, I will get my CDL with Roehl and will absolutely give them the 15 months or whatever the contract is before going anywhere else. But I really appreciate your reply.

I appreciate yours too, Old School. My daddy and brother were both truckers and they were always about safety and common sense first as "Captains of their ship."

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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