Can I Get A Job With My Driving Record?

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Itssdeez's Comment
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On my driving record, I have two no insurance accidents four years old, A failure to appear 3 years ago. Failure to pay failure to file insurance and driving while suspended 2 years ago. I just reinstated them. Can I start a career in trucking?

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Probably not for a few years at best, they are going to want to see a few years of responsible driving behavior before most companies give you a chance.

Even then you may have a tough time finding a company.

PackRat's Comment
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Holy cow, you don’t learn from your mistakes do you? As Bobcat Bob wrote, it will be several years from now before anyone will consider you, and THAT WILL BE WITH NO TICKETS FROM HERE ON OUT. Right now, you are way too much of a liability on any carriers insurance plan. Just curious on your age now?

Itssdeez's Comment
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I’m 25

Holy cow, you don’t learn from your mistakes do you? As Bobcat Bob wrote, it will be several years from now before anyone will consider you, and THAT WILL BE WITH NO TICKETS FROM HERE ON OUT. Right now, you are way too much of a liability on any carriers insurance plan. Just curious on your age now?

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Hello, and welcome to the forum. You probably will.have to wait for awhile to prove to the companines you can be responsible.

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Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

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Big Scott (CFI Driver/Tra's Comment
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NO Way. Like the others said you will need at least 3 years of clean driving. Keep insurance and your license clean. Dive like an old man, slow and careful. Don't drink or use drugs. Don't get tickets. Pay attention when you drive. Take a defensive driving course. Remain gainfully employed. Good luck.

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