Failed Road Test

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Mark C.'s Comment
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I failed my road test before getting a chance to drive...my boss sent me to some driving school for few classes when it came time for road test he said pay the guy cash and give the inspector $150 i did and failed for bribery. Seems they set me up, but im wondering since it was my first attempt i should still have two left right? In the notes it says why i failed any thoughts if this will cause me problems for future testing and getting my cdl?

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.
Junkyard Dog's Comment
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So many things wrong with this? Why would you give a guy money to pass a test? I'm just going to stop there...

Tractor Man's Comment
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Todd?

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Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Who pays the inspector cash? It makes no sense, why would your boss pay for school only to set you up? Seems to me either you took it upon yourself to try a bribe or your boss had a deal worked out that failed, either way you should know better.

As for retesting you may have forfeited your remaining attempts for "bribery" as it is illegal and frowned upon.

Edward Kress's Comment
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I failed my road test before getting a chance to drive...my boss sent me to some driving school for few classes when it came time for road test he said pay the guy cash and give the inspector $150 i did and failed for bribery. Seems they set me up, but im wondering since it was my first attempt i should still have two left right? In the notes it says why i failed any thoughts if this will cause me problems for future testing and getting my cdl?

Do practice and try again. You'll definitely pass.

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.
Mark C.'s Comment
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I didnt think much about it since he said they are friends i thought maybe hes giving some discount price if i paid cash.

So many things wrong with this? Why would you give a guy money to pass a test? I'm just going to stop there...

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Totally agree with Junkyard K9’s assessment. I would seriously consider what your “boss” did. Is this a guy you want to work for? I know it’s common to joke about slipping the examiner a $20 before the test, but nobody in their right mind actually does it. And you, if somebody tells you to do something wrong, you have to have the balls to say NO.

Dave (formerly known as K's Comment
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DOT and LEO only except donuts and coffee as acceptable bribes. There isn't any evidence left afterwards.

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DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Mark C.'s Comment
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No he didnt pay i paid for several hours of training and was confident to take the road test but i was told to pay for the hours of one on one in cash and for the road test i assumed they had my best interest but yes probably not someone i want to work for anymore

Who pays the inspector cash? It makes no sense, why would your boss pay for school only to set you up? Seems to me either you took it upon yourself to try a bribe or your boss had a deal worked out that failed, either way you should know better.

As for retesting you may have forfeited your remaining attempts for "bribery" as it is illegal and frowned upon.

Scott D.'s Comment
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If they hit you with bribery.... thats a federal offense and you will do 5 years in prison for it...

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