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OldGrizzlyBear's Comment
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You guys are awesome !!!

Well I took my CDL Permit test on Friday... I failed but not that too bad.

GK - 100% AB - Failed Combination - cannot take

I know where I messed up on the Air Brake part , it wasn't the "trick" questions that got me either, I had a few on parts that got me and one on a pre "some year" and I got both the "leaking psi per minute on Straight Trucks and Combination screwed up. So, I may or maynot see any of those questions that I missed , so , I am studying that part of the book with hopes that I will pass that part that part as well as Combination when I retest on Friday morning.

You all be safe and thanks for the comments , some was VERY straight to the point and I am thankful for those as well as all the others.

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.
G-Town's Comment
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High Road CDL Training Program

Grizzly you will learn everything you need to know about passing the CLP tests in the (Above) High Road Training link. I encourage you to use this tool to enable your learning process and prepare for trucking 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.

CLP:

Commercial Learner's Permit

Before getting their CDL, commercial drivers will receive their commercial learner's permit (CLP) upon passing the written portion of the CDL exam. They will not have to retake the written exam to get their CDL.

OldGrizzlyBear's Comment
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I passed and got my CDL Permit on Friday !!!

thank-you.gif to those who was / is involved in the making of the High Road CDL Training program

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.
Izet B.'s Comment
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Congrats! I took my GK and Got my DOT Friday then did Air Brakes and Combinations this morning! I can’t believe how easy this was lol. Now I hope I can do the inspection and all the rest on the first try as well!

dancing-dog.gifdancing-dog.gifsmile.gifsmile.gif

I passed and got my CDL Permit on Friday !!!

thank-you.gif to those who was / is involved in the making of the High Road CDL Training program

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.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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