Still Hanging In There

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Silver .'s Comment
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Hey guys man i sure have tooken what you have told me to heart and still with western transfer to Nashville and its a big change little sad gonna have ti transfer back to California side tho but ill still hang in there reason im going back is becuse i could not change my cdl to north Carolina but it is what it is i just wanted to say thank you for your input.

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.
Brett Aquila's Comment
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Glad to hear things are going well for ya and I'm really glad you hung in there with Western Express. So many people in this industry quit their job and switch companies instead of working through issues that come up. You'll never get anywhere that way.

The drivers who make the most money, drive the nicest equipment, and get those special opportunities within a company are the drivers that have been there for a while and have performed consistently at the highest level.

Stay focused on learning your trade and keep working on developing strong relationships within the company. That's going to put you in the strongest position possible.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Big Scott (CFI Driver/Tra's Comment
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I'm curious as to why you couldn't transfer your CDL to NC. Is it because you don't live there? Glad to hear you're sticking with it. Good luck.

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.
Silver .'s Comment
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Right now im homeless and dont have a legit place was using my buddys address plus in north Carolina you gotta have your own insurance.

Brett thank you

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