Past Felonies And DUI's Over Ten Years Old Any Companies Hire Me???

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Justin Mcfall's Comment
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Past felonies and DUI's over ten years old any companies hire me???

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Sparky's Comment
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I think they will. They only go back so far I believe (7 years?). You should be fine. My friend who had a felony told her recruiter that she didn't commit any felonies (it was beyond 7 years when it happened) when she was asked and her record came back clean. Know your state laws. In California you don't have to disclose things past certain years due to things like the Fair Ord. Act and the San Fransisco Fair Employment.

Errol V.'s Comment
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One way to find out is to apply. It's not like your credit report where any inquiry may "ding" your record.

Apply here (Fill out the form once, it goes to many hiring companies.): Apply For Truck Driving Jobs

If you need CDL training to get that license, start here: Apply For Paid CDL Training

For more reading, check this out: Trucking Companies That Will Hire Felons.

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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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