Companies That Train Felons?

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Moe's Comment
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I think this dude is a troll, maybe dont feed him and he'll go away?

Rhino's Comment
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Prob is. What a joke.

I think this dude is a troll, maybe dont feed him and he'll go away?

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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I think this dude is a troll, maybe dont feed him and he'll go away?

Just a kid.. trying to grow up... with wrong decisions in his past. Lessons learned?!? I dunno.

Sorry, KID. It's 'YouR' gamer tag. I wish you the best.

~ Anne ~

Shiva's Comment
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It will show, according to our safety department

The only problem with CFI Trucking is there hair test, idk if CBD will show up on the test? I did it once about a month ago 🤷

Jason's Comment
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To piggyback you also have to be careful with over the counter medications. I read the labels and every single time I am prescribed a medication from the doctor, I ask about side effects ie…Drowsy, or could it give a false negative on a DOT urine test. I value my cdl and it feeds my family and puts a roof over their heads, so I take every precaution to protect that. I am a convicted felon and have been super blessed, we all make mistakes and you probably will get a lot of no’s but that is to be expected. However take the yes even though it may not be the greatest, grind it out a year or more, get the experience keep the license clean, and then you can pretty much go wherever

KID asks


Are you trying to tell me that because I smoke CBD that I made a poor decisions?


Partaking CBD or even weed is a non issue - no judgement here. Interstate trucking is regulated by the FEDERAL Motor Carrier Safety Administration. At the federal level, marijuana and it's active components (THC, etc.) are illegal. The official test is still a urine test, though companies are free to use additional (hair) testing and base hiring decisions as they see fit.

The issue with CBD is its source. Officially it's made from but is supposed to be THC free & therefore legal. But there is no guarantee that detectable trace amounts of THC won't get through.

So, it's not a matter of using either weed or CBD. It's more a matter of waiting for any of it to get out of your system & hair. PackRat simply points out the reality that if for whatever reason your test pops positive, chances to get hired as a truck driver are in the snowball in hell category..


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.


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.


Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).


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.
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