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Paul A.'s Comment
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About to take my driving test this Thursday. Been waiting a while out here in Cali with the DMV closed down. I’m a bit nervous about taking the test. But more nervous about who will hire me while on parole. I had one parole officer who said I’d be good to anywhere in Cali. Then I just got another P.O. Who says that he’ll only let me go a few counties away from where I live right now. I know someone out there must have been in a similar situation as me at some point.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

KH's Comment
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Hi Paul, good luck on your road test. I don’t know anything about the parole situation, but I was wondering if the P.O. who only wants to let you go a few counties away said that when you were talking about a job, or just in general? It seems like they should support you getting a job, even if it means you might be farther away than they might otherwise allow. In any case, you may be able to get some kind of job that gets you home every day. But it may be easier or harder to find a job like that depending on the area you live in.

Jammer a's Comment
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Welcome Paul and good luck on your test I was on parole for 20 yrs and that’s gonna be a tough 1 fer sure if you can find a driving job that goes either so cal to nor cal back and fourth let your p.o no your rout and place of employment they might let you do it!!! Finding someone to hire you on parole might get tricky because there’s paper worked involved with the employer and parole but it can happen!! I’ve seen it!!! I worked in the oil fields and my company came to bat for me I had to appeal it to Sacramento because the office I was out of couldn’t believe I was really on the up an up and I don’t blame them!! But I won my appeal and was slowed to travel for work some states I drilled in I had to check in with there parole department and let them know my whereabouts of work so start with the process of speakiing with the head of your department about gainful employment to support yourself ca is a pain but for the most part they want u to work!!! Any questions just ask

About to take my driving test this Thursday. Been waiting a while out here in Cali with the DMV closed down. I’m a bit nervous about taking the test. But more nervous about who will hire me while on parole. I had one parole officer who said I’d be good to anywhere in Cali. Then I just got another P.O. Who says that he’ll only let me go a few counties away from where I live right now. I know someone out there must have been in a similar situation as me at some point.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

Anne A. (momcat)'s Comment
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About to take my driving test this Thursday. Been waiting a while out here in Cali with the DMV closed down. I’m a bit nervous about taking the test. But more nervous about who will hire me while on parole. I had one parole officer who said I’d be good to anywhere in Cali. Then I just got another P.O. Who says that he’ll only let me go a few counties away from where I live right now. I know someone out there must have been in a similar situation as me at some point.

Did you get your permit through a driving school? Didn't they have any recruiters stop in?

Man, that new P.O. kinda sucks. It's gonna be TOUGH getting a 'regional/intrastate' job right off the bat, but I'm not saying it 'can't' happen. For instance, if you were here in Ohio, my husband & Don's company might give you a shot. FAB Express doesn't hire in Cali, though. Sorry.

Best of luck to you~!!

~ Anne ~

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Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

Intrastate:

The act of purchasers and sellers transacting business while keeping all transactions in a single state, without crossing state lines to do so.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

Zach 's Comment
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If you are ok with heavy lifting look in to roofing supply companies like ABC, California shingles and shake etc. They have a very high turnover rate so they are pretty lenient on who they hire and you won't be going more then a few counties away most of the time

Zach 's Comment
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I have a buddy that spent 4 years in the joint that does it I'm not sure if he was on parole or not when he started but he is making a killing, he gets raises all the time, makes 40 something an hour with OT, time and a half, and sometimes double time with a CDL , bolmlift and crane op certification that he got all through his company.

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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