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Rhino's Comment
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So I just got done with cdl school and I test on 3/29. I talked to old dominion and they said they do hire grads and my passing score has to be higher then an 88%. They said to call them when I complete the test. So here’s to hoping.

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.
Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Congrats on completing school, Ryne!

Good luck on your 3/29 test; things are looking up for ya!!

~ Anne ~

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Rhino's Comment
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Thank you! Can’t wait for it.

Congrats on completing school, Ryne!

Good luck on your 3/29 test; things are looking up for ya!!

~ Anne ~

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Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Congratulations!

Good luck on the test!

Rhino's Comment
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Thank you! I’m hoping I can do good enough to qualify for odfl lol

Congratulations!

Good luck on the test!

Rhino's Comment
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I talked to od they said to call back Monday to talk to a operations manager. They r currently hiring for line haul and a couple p&d spots.

Congratulations!

Good luck on the test!

P&D:

Pickup & Delivery

Local drivers that stay around their area, usually within 100 mile radius of a terminal, picking up and delivering loads.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers for instance will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.

Line Haul:

Linehaul drivers will normally run loads from terminal to terminal for LTL (Less than Truckload) companies.

LTL (Less Than Truckload) carriers will have Linehaul drivers and P&D drivers. The P&D drivers will deliver loads locally from the terminal and pick up loads returning them to the terminal. Linehaul drivers will then run truckloads from terminal to terminal.
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