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Derrick D.'s Comment
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Hey everyone. Long time visitor on the site. Been about 4 years ago since I came on here and asked about McElroy. Well I finally got my CDL and looking at 2 companies. Paul transportation and Senn freight in Newberry. Can anyone give me any info on these two companies? Thanks in advance

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.
IDMtnGal 's Comment
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Hey everyone. Long time visitor on the site. Been about 4 years ago since I came on here and asked about McElroy. Well I finally got my CDL and looking at 2 companies. Paul transportation and Senn freight in Newberry. Can anyone give me any info on these two companies? Thanks in advance

Never heard of Paul Transportation. Would they happen to be:

PAUL TRANSPORTATION INC U.S. DOT#: 1082105 Address: 15202 EAST ADMIRAL PLACE TULSA, OK 74116

Number of Vehicles: 190

Number of Drivers: 190

SENN FREIGHT LINES INC U.S. DOT#: 536920 Address: 2699 HWY 121 & 34 NEWBERRY, SC 29108

Number of Vehicles: 100

Number of Drivers: 100

Number of Inspections: 462

Safety Rating & OOS Rates (As of 03/23/2021 updated daily from SAFER) SATISFACTORY (Rating Date: 08/19/2015)

Out of Service Rates

Type OOS % National Avg %

Vehicle 33.9 20.7

Driver 2.2 5.1

Hazmat 4.4

I looked up Senn's write-ups....Safety isn't following up on their guys/gals and preventing repeatable offenses.

Laura

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.

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

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.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

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