Work History And School

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Larry T.'s Comment
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Getting to my start date of CDL company sponsored school. Have a couple concerns.

My recruiter has been great. 1. 6 month card(due to recommended sleep study, and recommended check on a potential hernia). No issues at all, safety has accepted the card and they'll just remind you when its close to expiration date. 2. work history. no 1099's, and no income taxes filed due to lower than the amount needed to file for 2018,2019. Business closed in 2019 with the owner still recovering from a stroke and unable to communicate that well. No problem just give us a reference to confirm the dates and you're good to go.

To me it s almost like a salesperson telling me what i want to hear to get me into that car (school).

I went in circles telling her what about when I get to day 1 and now safety and managers are in control. They're going to send someone out in a truck with a 6 month card with an expiration date a few months away potentially having to get surgery and be out of work for a month? Maybe I'm just naive of what a recuiter actually is. I guess I was expecting to be told to take care of things before I came for school.

I have a very physical warehouse job and have no problems passing the physical test at the school. I waited to be seen since my high deductible reset april 1st and cant get in until after school start date.

What should I do?


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.
Banks's Comment
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If they wanted to tell you no, they'd tell you no. Do what they ask and be honest and you should be fine.

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