CFI Training Through Trainco Trucking School

Topic 30125 | Page 11

Page 11 of 11 Previous Page Go To Page:
Nathan S.'s Comment
member avatar

Thanks Scott I will definitely reach out in the future. Dave did my upgrade. Really really nice guy!! Taught me a few things as well!

Congratulations! Just so you know there is a serious rental car shortage in the country. Since there is no guarantee that a student will upgrade, they can't reserve one to far in advance.

Good luck with everything. If you have any questions or need help with anything feel free to call or text.

No the learning starts.

Who did your upgrade, Dave or Rose?

Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
member avatar

Yes Dave and Rose have many years of experience and take everything, especially safety seriously. Dave can cut up too.

Chris E.'s Comment
member avatar

Hey Nathan,

Glad to see you made it through! Sounds like you may have gotten some family time in too, hope all is going well!

I may be in the same boat as you as far as having to go to Secretary of State when I upgrade so I can get my actual CDL from them. Have you been there yet to get yours? If so, how long did it take?

I’m on day 13 with my finisher and everything is going well. Haven’t had any real issues and am getting along pretty well with him. We’ve been to Topeka, Seattle, Port Townsend, back to Ohio today and off to Pennsylvania tomorrow with a couple short places in between and so far so good!

Maybe catch you on the road sometime, good luck!

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.
Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
member avatar

Great news Chris. Who is your trainer?

Chris E.'s Comment
member avatar

Hey Scott,

Joe aka “Santa Actual” is my trainer.

It’s also been nice that I get to learn on the new Omnitracs so I’ll be familiar from the get go with the new software.

Great news Chris. Who is your trainer?

Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
member avatar

I think I have met him. That's great that you're learning the Omnitracks.

Chuck B.'s Comment
member avatar

I just spoke with a CFI recruiter. I asked her if they have driver facing cameras. She insisted that they DO NOT have driver facing cameras, only outward facing cameras.

Mark O. ~MiNi-Me~'s Comment
member avatar

Great journal Nathan! Congrats on all your accomplishments!!

Page 11 of 11 Previous Page Go To Page:

New Reply:

New! Check out our help videos for a better understanding of our forum features

Bold
Italic
Underline
Quote
Photo
Link
Smiley
Links On TruckingTruth


example: TruckingTruth Homepage



example: https://www.truckingtruth.com
Submit
Cancel
Upload New Photo
Please enter a caption of one sentence or less:

Click on any of the buttons below to insert a link to that section of TruckingTruth:

Getting Started In Trucking High Road Training Program Company-Sponsored Training Programs Apply For Company-Sponsored Training Truck Driver's Career Guide Choosing A School Choosing A Company Truck Driving Schools Truck Driving Jobs Apply For Truck Driving Jobs DOT Physical Drug Testing Items To Pack Pre-Hire Letters CDL Practice Tests Trucking Company Reviews Brett's Book Leasing A Truck Pre-Trip Inspection Learn The Logbook Rules Sleep Apnea
Done
Done

0 characters so far - 5,500 maximum allowed.
Submit Preview

Preview:

Submit
Cancel

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More