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Travis's Comment
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Yea, given my situation I'm probably gonna need a larger carrier although a couple of smaller ones with good sounding home time policies may work.

I'll actually be back home Saturday and finally get to see and hold my baby but already have a few irons in the fire and one firm date that I'll likely stick with unless a unicorn comes along.

Lots of the larger trucking companies have terminals within a 50 mile radius of Phoenix, same as most every other metropolitan area.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Travis's Comment
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Managed to get perfect attendance and the overall safety award in class as well as my certificate.

For anyone curious the total hours listed on the certificate were 394 hours.

PackRat's Comment
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Any idea how many driving hours?

Congratulations on the Perfect Attendance. The Army or Marines probably hand out a ribbon for that.

Travis's Comment
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Glancing at my log books about 40 or so driving. Maybe +/- 10 as in the early part of the course we swapped frequently and didn't log so I had to sorta estimate there.

Any idea how many driving hours?

Congratulations on the Perfect Attendance. The Army or Marines probably hand out a ribbon for that.

G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations on CDL and the birth of your daughter!

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.
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