Roehl Contract

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Jamie A.'s Comment
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I was with roehl for 3 days before they fired me. I already had my cdl when going there but they wanted me to retake the class, so 3 days into the class they fired me because of my driving history. They now want the full $7000 from the contract.... what on earth can I do??

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.
Old School's Comment
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So let's get this straight. You knew you had a sketchy driving history, but you didn't let on about it beforehand with their recruiting people? Then you took the ballsy move to sign a contract for 7,000 dollars before you were even hired?

Now you're asking us, "what on earth can I do?"

Well, I guess you can tell them what to do with their contract and see how that goes for you. Or you could learn a lesson and stop signing checks that you can't pay.

Forgive me... I'm feeling crabby today and I absolutely think you're either keeping something from us just like you tried to do with Roehl, or you're just trolling.

I don't believe a word of this is accurate.

Jamie A.'s Comment
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No the recruiter had my MVR before I started.. I guess HR didn't aprrove it though.

So let's get this straight. You knew you had a sketchy driving history, but you didn't let on about it beforehand with their recruiting people? Then you took the ballsy move to sign a contract for 7,000 dollars before you were even hired?

Now you're asking us, "what on earth can I do?"

Well, I guess you can tell them what to do with their contract and see how that goes for you. Or you could learn a lesson and stop signing checks that you can't pay.

Forgive me... I'm feeling crabby today and I absolutely think you're either keeping something from us just like you tried to do with Roehl, or you're just trolling.

I don't believe a word of this is accurate.

MVR:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

G-Town's Comment
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What about your application? Did you truthfully disclose all of your background and history? Including criminal, driving and medical?

Rohel is a highly reputable and successful company, highly experienced with student drivers. For them to jettison you after only 3 days (if that’s what happened), there must have been a valid reason or reasons. Something doesn’t add-up here...

Please tell us everything.

EPU:

Electric Auxiliary Power Units

Electric APUs have started gaining acceptance. These electric APUs use battery packs instead of the diesel engine on traditional APUs as a source of power. The APU's battery pack is charged when the truck is in motion. When the truck is idle, the stored energy in the battery pack is then used to power an air conditioner, heater, and other devices

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Unfortunately, that story is not accurate. It simply doesn't make sense on any level. They certainly would have looked at your MVR before bringing you in and putting you behind the wheel. They also would have asked you about your driving record. Even if you were there for only 3 days they fired you for any reason they would not demand $7,000 for those three days.

So I don't know what the real story is, but it's not what you're telling us.

MVR:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Even if you were there for only 3 days they fired you for any reason they would not demand $7,000 for those three days.

I agree. The contracts usually have a certain amount of time to back out of the contract such as "party can terminate this contract within 72 hours" etc. And it isnt unheard of for background checks to pull something up while at orientation. happens all the time. Prime does preliminary checks and more thorough ones when you get there that are more costly.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PackRat's Comment
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I'd bet a new heart there's more to this story.rofl-2.gif

PJ's Comment
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Hmmmm, well I can tell you it takes 3 days for the drug test results to come back. When I was there we had 5 days to quit and owe nothing. After 5 days if something happened it was prorated. Now granted that was 6 years ago and maybe something has changed, but this does not sound right to me either.

Rubber Duck's Comment
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You had class a license when you got there? So they are charging people 7k for a refresher. Seems a bit high. Is this even true?

I was with roehl for 3 days before they fired me. I already had my cdl when going there but they wanted me to retake the class, so 3 days into the class they fired me because of my driving history. They now want the full $7000 from the contract.... what on earth can I do??

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.
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