Late To CRST?

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Cruz J.'s Comment
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So my recruiter finally set my traveling information and I was informed I will be arriving at Sept 10 at 6:30AM and will be an hour or two late to the first day of classes. He did mention that it will be okay. I’m very stressed about it still. Does anyone know if it is actually okay and will I not be sent home if I’m late? I just don’t ever like being late to anything.

Thank you.

Old School's Comment
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Cruz, have you considered the fact that you are completely unprepared for this? That's my conclusion from the very little interaction we've had with you.

My best advice for you is to hit the reset button and put this off for a month or so. You need to get your self educated just a little bit about what you're about to be facing. Don't you feel it? You're going in blind, and you're already convinced they're trying to cheat you. It's a terrible way to try and start this career.

We've got a lot of great resources here that could help you, but you need to look into them before you're in the thick of the battle.


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.
Bird-one's Comment
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You should be okay. That first day of orientation is always hectic. Studebts from all over will be coming. It's after that first day when they go over rules and expectations that will count.

Cwc's Comment
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At the very least pass all of Bretts tests several times. Reread Old Schools post. Your not locked into anything yet, cancelling wont hurt you.

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