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John W.'s Comment
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Can I go to swift school if I’m paying tickets that I already went to court for?

PackRat's Comment
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Did you submit an application to Swift?

What are your tickets?

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

John W.'s Comment
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Yea I just did my application I have public intoxication and criminal mischief in 2019 and evading arrest which was dropped with plea to criminal mischief. And I have a 2018 texting while driving ticket that I have to make payments on and a 5 n half year old dui.

Did you submit an application to Swift?

What are your tickets?

BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

G-Town's Comment
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The DUI coupled with the other offenses is going to make it difficult for any company to hire you.

I strongly suggest applying to as many companies as you can. Keep in mind time gap is key for this sort of thing. Stay out of trouble if you want entry into this field.

Good luck.

DUI:

Driving Under the Influence

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Welcome to Trucking Truth, John W.!

Start here:

And apply here: Apply For Paid CDL Training

And finally, you could apply to: Dutch Maid Logistics.. They are a 2nd chance school. DML.

Best wishes;

~ Anne & Tom ~

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.

Dm:

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.
PackRat's Comment
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You should try CFI.

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