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Eldon D.'s Comment
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Hi my name is Eldon and i was going to sign up for a truck driving school to get my cdl class A i was wanting to know if drivers resource center was a good school to attend i would appreciate some feed back thanks

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.
Rob T.'s Comment
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I'm not familiar with that school. Are you paying out of pocket for it? we highly recommend Paid CDL Training Programs because they'll put you through school on their dime and guarantee you a job upon completion of school and obtaining your CDL. With a private school they'll gladly take your money and won't tell you your DUI or speeding tickets and criminal background will prevent anyone from hiring you. When I say You it's a broad term, I'm not implying you personally have any of those . Atleast with paid training they do all the checks prior to accepting you into their 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.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Eldon D.'s Comment
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Hello thanks for responding to my question i was going try and apply for a grant. My other option was to get a loan and pay for it that away. Let me tell you a little bit about myself i have a class b with air brakes and all i have to do is take a combination written test to get my class a permit but i wouldnt mine doing like you and working with a company for paid training i dont know much about that maybe you could tell me how that works

Rob T.'s Comment
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You can click this link to read in depth information regarding many different Paid CDL Training Programs. You can also Apply For Paid CDL Training right here on the website. There are other programs not mentioned but this is a majority of them that we're aware of. Just a heads up Celadon is no longer around. Long story short the companies put you through school for a free or a real small amount of money in exchange you sign a contract to work for them for a set amount of time typically a year. Some will provide lodging, transportation, food and pay during schooling others won't. Read through that first link and feel free to ask about any specific company you'd like more info on.

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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