Got My CDL Back!

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Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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I went to test again for my CDL and passed!


What a relief. Now the adventure begins again. Two companies that I had wanted to go for do not hire from commiefornia so I will have to go somewhere else. So, I'll have to see what comes of the ones I applied to and see what they say now that I have my CDL. I had been in-touch with them when I had only my CDP. They both seemed interested in completing my training to get my CDL. Anyway, I will call both recruiters tomorrow and see what they say. If they say no, then I will keep looking. It's just a small set back to overcome. Anyway once hired I will keep everyone posted to see the training I will receive.

Remember to all who are in school now and to those who are considering, If I can do it at 65, anyone can.


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.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Kim T.'s Comment
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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Yes, congratulations.

FreakTrain's Comment
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Congratulations and good luck, Raptor!

Bird-one's Comment
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Awesome man, exciting stuff. Good luck on your return.


Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Thanks all.

It was a long haul to get from wheel chair to today (only 8 1/2 years). Now the real adventure begins!

Old School's Comment
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Congratulations Raptor - that's some really great news! Well done my friend!


Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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I'm sure you'll be behind the wheel in no time.

Mikey B.'s Comment
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People only write Congrats because they can't spell congratultashuns!!



Jeff J.'s Comment
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Congrats! Good luck getting a job. I wish I knew of places that hire out of CA but I don't. Keep posting because I like learning from others experiences Since I'm so new and everything.

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