C.R England/CRST September 10

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Byeee's Comment
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Hi everyone. Was wondering who is going to be going to trucking school on September 10? Or has recently graduated ? I’m hoping to get my CDL with C.R England or CRST. If anyone has any tips or information on the weeks of schooling, training and working with either of these companies, please I’d like to know what it was like. I’m new to trucking and would like to know more about the companies and get an idea of what I’ll be getting into. Have done research, but want individual experiences. Anything would be helpful. Thank you! 🙂🙂

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.
G-Town's Comment
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Jess you will find a ton of information on schooling and road training in the Diaries Forum

Patrick C.'s Comment
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I hope you like teaming. CRST is mainly all teams. There are a few exceptions. Malone division (flatbed) has some solo and Pegasus is solo. As far as C.R. England you will team for at least half of your first year before you will be allowed to go solo.

Joseph L.'s Comment
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Jess If you're going to CR.England they require you to have your CDL learners permit. At CRST if you come and don't have it they will put you in a class to get it At CR.ENGLAND they try to get you through their program in 10 days. With CRST they try to get students through 14 to 21 days. A couple of students in my groupgot through in one week.

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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