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Simon D. (Grandpa)'s Comment
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Big congrats!


Enjoy the feeling and stay positive!


Old School's Comment
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Congratulations Driver!


Don't forget to read this Commencement Speech. You'll find both some encouragement and some great advice in there. You're doing a great job, hang in there. This career is the most challenging at the beginning. We understand that because we've all experienced the almost overwhelming urge to throw in the towel a few times while we were rookies. Stay the course, it's all worthwhile.

Jeramy H.'s Comment
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I very much appreciate it! I can honestly say I have not had thoughts of throwing in the towell yet. I have enjoyed everything so far. I tell myself often that this beats sitting in a cubicle anyday!!

I will read that commencement speach now.


Operating While Intoxicated

G-Town's Comment
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Safe travels.

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Joe E.'s Comment
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That's awesome man, congratulations!

Just finished testing....


I will sleep good tonight!

Jeramy H.'s Comment
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Thanks guys! Thursday our class heads back to the Maverick campus in Little Rock and start load securement training for those that are going flatbed.

I spent today going through the pretrip with people still waiting to be tested. Just trying to help where I can until Thursday.

Still having fun and learning all I can.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Peter M.'s Comment
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Thatโ€™s fantastic!

MightyQuinn's Comment
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Your doing awesome keep it up man!

Larry B. 's Comment
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Hi Jeramy,

I don't live far from you (Warrensburg,MO) I have been approved with Maverick to go through there CDL sponsored school in April. I don't retire from my current career until then.

I have a question about transferring the CDL. The way I understand it is you get your permit and then CDL in Arkansas and then you come back to Missouri and transfer it back so you have a Missouri CDL.

Do you have to retake any tests or the CDL physical to get the license transferred back to Missouri?



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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