Trucking Company Reviews In Spreadsheet Or Database?

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Chip N.'s Comment
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Are the trucking company reviews available in spreadsheet or database form? I’d like to be able to sort by different criteria. Anyone know how recent the reviews are?

CK's Comment
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I went through and inputted data from this site into a spreadsheet so I could compare side-by-side the companies who offer CDL training, their rider policies, home time, rookie cpm , etc. I unfortunately lost the file when my desktop crashed the morning after I submitted my application! It's easy to do though, just take a look at each companies page here on Trucking Truth and make one using the information that is important to 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.

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.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

Susan D. 's Comment
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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but why waste your time?

The important thing is, do they hire IN YOUR AREA?

Do the one and done application, marking that you do not have a CDL-A and SEE WHAT OFFERS YOU GET.

THEN, compare those. It'll be quite a short list, I promise you.

Why people bother wasting time creating this spreadsheet of all these companies, who may not even hire where you live, is beyond me.

And there is no guarantee that your company of choice will hire you. So just apply and see what offers you get and move on from there.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Chip N.'s Comment
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How could simple be bad news? Thank you very much. Now I just have to find the one-and-done app. I’m sure it’s around here somewhere.

Such a relief you all are out there. Thank you again.

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but why waste your time?

The important thing is, do they hire IN YOUR AREA?

Do the one and done application, marking that you do not have a CDL-A and SEE WHAT OFFERS YOU GET.

THEN, compare those. It'll be quite a short list, I promise you.

Why people bother wasting time creating this spreadsheet of all these companies, who may not even hire where you live, is beyond me.

And there is no guarantee that your company of choice will hire you. So just apply and see what offers you get and move on from there.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
CK's Comment
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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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