Possible Move

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Bolt's Comment
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It has been some time since I have posted anything and I apologize for my absence. I now face a dilemma. Back in August, I got an opportunity to go into business for myself. I was doing OK until winter hit. Just as I was coming out of the winter slump, which I expected, this virus hit and I am not sure I can survive it. It appears that I may need to get a job so truck driving here I come. It will be about 3 to 4 weeks before I am able to leave home. What obstacles do i face due to the pandemic in the next few months?

PackRat's Comment
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The biggest problem I see right now is the actual starting. There are at least two TT members right now that have been delayed their beginning of CDL instruction due to the virus panic.

Will this continue to be an obstacle in the near future? This remains to be seen.

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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