Best Way To Get Manual Restriction Off My License?

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Harvest's Comment
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Goodmorning everyone! So when I trained with Prime, I learned to just drive a automatic. Eventually I really would like to learn how to drive a manual. What would be the best way to go about this?

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.
Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Some CDL schools will do a quickie course and then you have to re-test with the manual.

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.
Old School's Comment
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I agree with Kearsey. Contact a truck driving school and ask them what they can do to help you. Talk to several and see who sounds the most practical and reasonable. It shouldn't be hard to do.

PackRat's Comment
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Talk with your current company about possibly getting with a trainer for a few hours, too.

Zach 's Comment
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I would look in to local schools with refresher courses, I know the school i attended does them for $1,600

Harvest's Comment
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I would look in to local schools with refresher courses, I know the school i attended does them for $1,600

woah, hopefully it would be cheaper than that just to get the automatic restriction off my license. That's a little steep, but thanks everyone, ill look into it.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Depending on the state you will probably have to redo the entire test. At least that's the way it is here in Illinois.

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