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Topic #3631 by 6 string rhythm...Bill W.’s Private CDL School Experience-York, PA.

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.
Rob T.'s Comment
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I cant recall if Robert D (Raptor) had done a diary but he had an great story. To go from being seriously injured in a bike accident and overcome all the obstacles he faced to get back into driving is incredible. Faced with the same situation I'm sure many people would give up.

Splitter's Comment
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Local Food Service As A Rookie Topic 20873 | Page 1

The amount of detail Rob T. put into his diary while working his butt off every day is amazing.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Ok, I've finally gotten caught up. I've made a complete list of these. If you guys know more good ones just keep em comin! This has been fantastic and I really appreciate it.

Big Scott - do you have a link to yours?

It is funny you came up with this Brett, cause I was thinking of doing something similar with the negative ones in order to point out the difference. I can always read the first few posts of a diary and tell from the complaining the person wont last. Just seeing the blaming and lack of commitment.

It is like I want to shake them and say "Wake up!!! You have a great opportunity and you are ruining it!"

If someone can see themselves doing the same, perhaps they can change their attitude before it is too late.

I totally agree. That's the goal here for sure is to teach people lessons the easy way so they don't have to learn them the hard way. We've witness quite a few bad endings, and they are rather predictable.

So yeah, if you know of some cautionary tales, definitely put em here and I'll include them.

Rob T.'s Comment
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if you know of some cautionary tales, definitely put em here

off the top of my head I can recall Professor X topic 23760 and Misty/Nighthawk Topic 22352.

Maybe include something about how Danielsahn handled breaking contract with swift? He had unforeseen circumstances and handled his departure professionally and wasn't trying to find a loop hole to not make him financially responsible. He also expressed how grateful he was for the opportunity given to him, and didnt bad mouth swift when they parted ways.

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Topic #1162 by Sheffield Mick....Settling In At Swift.

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Topic #146 by Daniel B....I’m Back...And Solo!

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Topic #189 by Justin G....The Last Step Is Always The Hardest. Any Advice?

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Topic #150 by Special K....Is It Necessary To Have A Female Trainer?

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Topic #349 by guyjax....Schools And Companies.

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