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Tammy A.'s Comment
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Oct 2020 surchargeable accident course it doesnt say backed into a car because i was wedged into my parking space with the car in front and back and i cracked her saturn emblem. nobody in her car. My insurance didnt go up? dont know why

Feb 2019 non payment of tax. got a letter feb 6 paid 8000 Feb 9th got license back 2 days later

Dec 2014 surchargable accident another fender bender my fault

Aug 2014 surchargeable accident. backed up into a car AGAIN

Aug 2005 surchargeable accident dont remember

May 1998 speeding. only speeding ticket ever. My kid was sick at school

oh plus seat belt violation

Dec 1990 kid without seat belt

AUG 1982 oui drunk driving. got in an accident by myself and got caught cause had to go to the hospital

ok couple of small things in the 80s just didnt have registration on hand and another seat belt

well what do u think?

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Your best bet is to apply and see what they say, you will probably receive some nos. Suspensions and a few backing accidents won't look good.

Good thing is most are more than 5 years old, as for the DUI some companies will automatically reject because they don't allow any. Some won't care because it was so long ago.

Just answer all the questions truthfully and don't try to hide anything.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Tammy A.'s Comment
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ugggg really? I was freaking 19 and we used to be able to drink and drive not long b4 that lol cops would just follow us home

Your best bet is to apply and see what they say, you will probably receive some nos. Suspensions and a few backing accidents won't look good.

Good thing is most are more than 5 years old, as for the DUI some companies will automatically reject because they don't allow any. Some won't care because it was so long ago.

Just answer all the questions truthfully and don't try to hide anything.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Steve L.'s Comment
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The 1982 thing probably won’t matter. Please take the advice to apply here to everyone and see what offers you get.

We can’t predict what will happen and you won’t know until you try.

Get on with it and be THE BEST you can possibly be!

IDMtnGal 's Comment
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ugggg really? I was freaking 19 and we used to be able to drink and drive not long b4 that lol cops would just follow us home

Really??!! You used to be able to drink and drive back in the 80's?? No, you couldn't. A couple of my brothers got DUIs in the 80s. It was during that time they quit and started in AA. Still clean.

Maybe in small towns and the cops knew you, saw you were going home and would follow to make sure you arrived safely, but most places were cracking down on drunk driving.

Laura

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Rob T.'s Comment
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Apply For Paid CDL Training and see what happens. The recent accident and somewhat recent suspension MAY hurt you with some carriers. All it takes is ONE to give you a chance. After a year or so of safe driving if you're unhappy where you're at you'll find many companies are now interested in you even if they aren't at the moment. The DUI will prevent a few companies from hiring you as they have a zero DUI EVER policy but those are smaller companies you've maybe never heard of such as K&B, J.R. Schugel and Eagle Express Lines (now 10 Roads). Seriously, fill out that app above and your information will be sent to many companies and you'll begin receiving calls tomorrow morning. A couple companies not included that may be worth checking out are Swift, C.R. England, Schneider and CFI. Keep in mind that TMC is ALL flatbed but home every weekend, and CRST is ALL team. Not that there's anything wrong with those but its something to keep in mind if thats not what your interested in.

Answer the questions they ask. If they ask about any tickets in the last 3 years DO NOT volunteer that you received one in the 90s. As Kearsey mentioned in a different thread you may get asked about something that wasn't asked for on your application to see how you react. If you're asked about the DUI I would just say I was young and dumb and learned from my mistakes rather than trying to justify it. I look forward to reading about your offers tomorrow smile.gif

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Tammy A.'s Comment
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i cant do it tomorrow because people here told me they will want me to start soon and also i called a couple months ago anda few called right away thinking i was ready to go. i dont want to burn bridges till im ready to jump

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ugggg really? I was freaking 19 and we used to be able to drink and drive not long b4 that lol cops would just follow us home

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Really??!! You used to be able to drink and drive back in the 80's?? No, you couldn't. A couple of my brothers got DUIs in the 80s. It was during that time they quit and started in AA. Still clean.

Maybe in small towns and the cops knew you, saw you were going home and would follow to make sure you arrived safely, but most places were cracking down on drunk driving.

Laura

Apply For Paid CDL Training and see what happens. The recent accident and somewhat recent suspension MAY hurt you with some carriers. All it takes is ONE to give you a chance. After a year or so of safe driving if you're unhappy where you're at you'll find many companies are now interested in you even if they aren't at the moment. The DUI will prevent a few companies from hiring you as they have a zero DUI EVER policy but those are smaller companies you've maybe never heard of such as K&B, J.R. Schugel and Eagle Express Lines (now 10 Roads). Seriously, fill out that app above and your information will be sent to many companies and you'll begin receiving calls tomorrow morning. A couple companies not included that may be worth checking out are Swift, C.R. England, Schneider and CFI. Keep in mind that TMC is ALL flatbed but home every weekend, and CRST is ALL team. Not that there's anything wrong with those but its something to keep in mind if thats not what your interested in.

Answer the questions they ask. If they ask about any tickets in the last 3 years DO NOT volunteer that you received one in the 90s. As Kearsey mentioned in a different thread you may get asked about something that wasn't asked for on your application to see how you react. If you're asked about the DUI I would just say I was young and dumb and learned from my mistakes rather than trying to justify it. I look forward to reading about your offers tomorrow smile.gif

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Tammy A.'s Comment
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I went to bars at 16 and got stopped in R.I. a couple times and they always let me go with a drive right home lecture. In my home town in Mass. ya i knew the cops and they would follow me home. BTW i dont drink any more at all. kind of miss it but dont want to start especially now im gonna train. Dont miss being tired and hungover the next day

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ugggg really? I was freaking 19 and we used to be able to drink and drive not long b4 that lol cops would just follow us home

double-quotes-end.png

Really??!! You used to be able to drink and drive back in the 80's?? No, you couldn't. A couple of my brothers got DUIs in the 80s. It was during that time they quit and started in AA. Still clean.

Maybe in small towns and the cops knew you, saw you were going home and would follow to make sure you arrived safely, but most places were cracking down on drunk driving.

Laura

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

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