Best Company To Sign On With That Pays You While You Train?

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Little Mac's Comment
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Hi road kings and queens! I'm VERY interested in getting my CDL. There's a tech college in my city that has a CDL program, but I'm thinking more of going with a company that offers training. Could I get some advice on the following questions plz? 1) Company that pays while you train? 2) Either covers lodging/food, or assists with it. 3) I'm in southern WI so I'd like to possibly find something kinda close by.

Thank you for any and all the help. Everyone stay safe out there ROLL ON!! Sincerely, Little Mac

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.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Rob T.'s Comment
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I dont have first hand knowledge, but take a look at these Paid CDL Training Programs

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.
Bruce K.'s Comment
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The best company to sign on with that pays you while you train is any company that pays you while you train.

Turtle's Comment
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Welcome, Little Mac.

Don't get too hung up on finding the best company yet. The best is subjective, depending on what you need out of a company.

Instead, take a look at the link Rob T provided, find companies that interest you, and apply to them all . You'll soon start getting replies from those companies, and only then will you know which ones are interested in you, so you can then fine tune your choice to match what suits you.

All too often we see people spend a crazy amount of time researching one or two companies, only to ultimately find out those companies may not be hiring in there area at the time. So all their time was wasted, and they're back to square one.

You may as well get a jump on the process by checking out these links as well. Good luck.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PJ's Comment
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Roehl has a cdl school in WI and IN. They also started paying while in school. You might check them out.

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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