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Jared H.'s Comment
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I am turning 50 this month and after 24 years in full-time christian ministry and my brother just retiring after 30 year career in the USMC we deiced to do something together and start our 2nd career and team drive (in about a year). He heads to trucking school next month and I go to school in February. Just wanted to stop by and say hi and this site is super helpful! Best to you all!

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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I am turning 50 this month and after 24 years in full-time christian ministry and my brother just retiring after 30 year career in the USMC we deiced to do something together and start our 2nd career and team drive (in about a year). He heads to trucking school next month and I go to school in February. Just wanted to stop by and say hi and this site is super helpful! Best to you all!

In about a year you will team...or about a year you will get jobs after going to trucking school then not driving for a year?

Jared H.'s Comment
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Team in one year, after we go through all the training and such. I’m out on the west coast and he is on the east coast. I will make a move to east coast late 2021 :)

By the way... I love your YouTube channel! It’s super helpful!

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I am turning 50 this month and after 24 years in full-time christian ministry and my brother just retiring after 30 year career in the USMC we deiced to do something together and start our 2nd career and team drive (in about a year). He heads to trucking school next month and I go to school in February. Just wanted to stop by and say hi and this site is super helpful! Best to you all!

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In about a year you will team...or about a year you will get jobs after going to trucking school then not driving for a year?

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Paid CDL Training ProgramsPhew! I thought you meant you were gonna school then take time off. That would be bad.

Well welcome to trucking! And thanks about the channel. I try. If you need anything be sure to let us know.

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.
Jared H.'s Comment
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Trucking school starts on Monday................. here we go!

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