Reckless Driving

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Shachenay W.'s Comment
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I searched my driving record from the dmv today when I was at trucking school in Hesperia California the school is called Skyway Trucking School I only been there 2 days tomorrow will be my third but they asked for my driving record so I gave it to the problem I ran into was all from the year of 2016 which was four years ago first On was a speeding ticket which had been cleared by the dmv the second was a charge that I did time for assault with a deadly weapon I was sentenced to probation the third was reckless driving and I haven’t even had a Cory date for the assault with a deadly weapon was also cleared by the dmv the only charge I’m worrying about is the reckless driving even though it’s been four years since this very troubled time in my life the question is am I waiting my time are is four years enough time for this all not to be worried about my license is valid still I wanna know could I still get 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.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Welcome Shachenay, I'll be at skyway , either on May 28th or June 3rd, leaning to May 28, since been too many months jumping thru WIOA hoops lol

how is it there so far?

WIOA:

WIOA - Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (aka WIA)

Formerly known as the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the WIOA was established in 1998 to prepare youth, adults and dislocated workers for entry and reentry into the workforce. WIOA training funds are designed to serve laid-off individuals, older youth and adults who are in need of training to enter or reenter the labor market. A lot of truck drivers get funding for their CDL training through WIOA.

Big T's Comment
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This is one of the reasons they preach company sponsored training. A company is going to clear you for work before wasting time and money sending someone to school that they can't/ won't hire.

I would be calling/ applying to companies right now and see what they say.

Company Sponsored Training:

A Company-Sponsored Training Program is a school that is owned and operated by a trucking company.

The schooling often requires little or no money up front. Instead of paying up-front tuition you will sign an agreement to work for the company for a specified amount of time after graduation, usually around a year, at a slightly lower rate of pay in order to pay for the training.

If you choose to quit working for the company before your year is up, they will normally require you to pay back a prorated amount of money for the schooling. The amount you pay back will be comparable to what you would have paid if you went to an independently owned school.

Company-sponsored training can be an excellent way to get your career underway if you can't afford the tuition up front for private schooling.

Rainy 's Comment
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problem I ran into was all from the year of 2016 which was four years ago

That is 3 years ago, so still valid. The months will matter. January of 2016 would have been past the 3 year mark, but December of 2016 is still within the 3 years companies want to be clean.

One was a speeding ticket which had been cleared by the dmv

Cleared by the DMV how? You either pay a ticket which is a guilty plea, or go to court and the judge can remove or down grade it. The DMV doesnt clear this. It might "drop off your record" after a certain amount of time and no longer affect your insurance rates.

the second was a charge that I did time for assault with a deadly weapon I was sentenced to probation

If you did time and/or did probation, you were guilty. It is a conviction.

I haven’t even had a court date for the assault with a deadly weapon was also cleared by the dmv

I am confused. You said you were convicted and "did time" and probation. Why the DMV would have anything to do with a criminal charge, I dont understand. You were found guilty and sentenced. This is a big deal do not shrug it off as minor.

Also, many companies count the END of your sentence as the date not the actual date. So if you were convicted June 2016, but got off probation 2017 it is going to be a big factor for you. If you havent even gone to court yet, it will slam the brakes on your career if you are cfound guilty. I dont understand what you are saying.

The third was reckless driving and the only charge I’m worrying

This is a huge obstacle. Is this the speeding ticket? Did you get two seperate tickets one for speeding and one for reckless driving?

the question is am I waiting my time

Probably.

Take a look at my article..

What You Need to Know Before Beginning CDL School

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.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

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