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Rainy D.'s Comment
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My current student only submitted his passport, therefore he didnt need his social sec. and birth certs.

my last student didnt have a passport but needed his birth cert and his social sec.

so there you have it. the passport makes things easier.

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

Turtle's Comment
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I can drive to whoever it is and tell them to pick up the darn phone.

Drive there now and get a written statement, as suggested. Problem solved.

I can go and look for additional paperwork.

Do it now. Problem solved.

I can have paperwork sent to me and just postpone orientation.

This should have been done already. Do it now. Problem solved.

We're trying to help, and all of us wish you nothing but success. But you have to start by helping yourself. If you're so concerned about verification, get on it! Leave nothing to chance. Yes, it may be a pain. We get that.

Avvatar's Comment
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Hey, Smart C.

I'm not trying to be an a-hole, but go sign up for the military. They want every address you ever lived, every job you ever held with names, dates and addresses. It took me three years to get my security clearance.

This? This is a cake walk in the park, bud.

Seriously. If this paperwork is stressing you out to the point that *I* want to take a Xanax, well, maybe you should reconsider career choices.

Really, you've had the following: A) trainers B) recruiters C) YOUR recruiter D) random people

ALL tell you to "relax. It's ok". STOP PANICKING!!!

Do you really think that John Q. Nerdypants from 10 years ago 1: is still at that job 2: remembers who you were 3: gives a flying rodent's rear about the stranger on the phone's questions about 5 years ago? 4: is still so against you personally that ten years later he's going to get you?

Hmmmm...

I wish you nothing but the best, brother.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Here are links to the possible combination of ID you need to both prove ID for your non driver ID, DL, CLP , or CDL and prove you are legally eligible to be hired. These documents come in various combinations, therefore different applicants may have or require different documents.

MO state Documents Required

US Govt Requirements of ID

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.

CLP:

Commercial Learner's Permit

Before getting their CDL, commercial drivers will receive their commercial learner's permit (CLP) upon passing the written portion of the CDL exam. They will not have to retake the written exam to get their CDL.

Lou's Comment
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And yes, I was completely honest. No, I have nothing to hide. I provided 3 years of history, everything included. Which again was a pain to get verified. So if for some reason if that were to switch to say 10 or even 5 years work history once I'm there, I'm likely screwed. People in the thread are telling me I need a SS card. My recruiter specifically told me all I needed was my birth certificate. I was an Accounting major, so I'm all about attention to detail..its how I'm wired.

I know I'm new here and all but honestly don't get so stressed out over this. Word of advise if I may, NEVER take just the minimum required documents. If you have a SS card then take it regardless of the what recruiter says. Take a passport, driver's license, 10-year history, references, TWIC card if you have it, everything and anything that will help you. It's always better to be safe than sorry.

You have a lot of people on here who have numerous years of experience as recruiters, drivers, trainers etc... that are telling you what you need and should bring. I really don't understand your issue, truthfully I don't get it.

I wish you the very best and don't stress over it!

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Smart C.'s Comment
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Smart C, you are incredibly hung up on this verification thing. Is there anything you don't want them to see? If it's something they asked for, you better tell them. You need to go on the assumption that they will find it.

It's already been perfectly explained to you, yet you're still not getting it.

As long as you told the complete truth on your application you should have nothing to fear now that you've been invited to orientation. 3yr, 10yr, whatever. It doesn't matter, as long as you told the truth on your application.

The verification process, whether perfunctory or in-depth, is simply verifying the answers you gave on the application. If you omitted something from the time period they asked for and they find it, you're done.

If the application asked you for a 3-year history, you better have given a complete history for those 3 years. The same applies if they asked for a 10 year history. They are going to verify that you told the truth. As Jrod mentioned, they may not necessarily care about the specifics, only that you're telling the truth about it. Nobody expects perfection, they expect honesty.

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It absolutely has not been perfectly explained. Recruiting had a hard time getting a hold of someone for verification multiple times for orientation. They wanted more info during that simple process .Now I'm being told that an even more in depth verification has to be done when I get there. ** I don't want to be in an impossible situation.** If they need someone else to call for instance...I don't want to have to depend on people to pick up phones. It's different when I'm still here at home. I can drive to whoever it is and tell them to pick up the darn phone. I can go and look for additional paperwork. I can have paperwork sent to me and just postpone orientation.

And yes, I was completely honest. No, I have nothing to hide. I provided 3 years of history, everything included. Which again was a pain to get verified. So if for some reason if that were to switch to say 10 or even 5 years work history once I'm there, I'm likely screwed. People in the thread are telling me I need a SS card. My recruiter specifically told me all I needed was my birth certificate. I was an Accounting major, so I'm all about attention to detail..its how I'm wired.

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Then why not show up with ten years verifiable information to be on the safe side? DUH. We’ll be standing by to answer the same questions again.

Because I don't have it. I don't have w2s that old. Some of those business are also out of business. It's not a DUH. You dont know my situation.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Turtle's Comment
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Because I don't have it. I don't have w2s that old. Some of those business are also out of business. It's not a DUH.

It literally took less than a minute to find this:

How to get old W2s

You dont know my situation.

Because your situation is uniquely different from the countless others before you? C'mon, you gotta try harder than that.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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Hey Smart C.......good-luck.gif May want to change that initial to an “A”. I’m out.

Smart C.'s Comment
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Because I don't have it. I don't have w2s that old. Some of those business are also out of business. It's not a DUH.

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It literally took less than a minute to find this:

How to get old W2s

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You dont know my situation.

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Because your situation is uniquely different from the countless others before you? C'mon, you gotta try harder than that.

Yeah..and it took me less than a minute. I already knew the information. It takes too long. Again, you dont know me or my situation.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Smart C.'s Comment
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Hey Smart C.......good-luck.gif May want to change that initial to an “A”. I’m out.

What? The C is short for something

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