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Brittany H.'s Comment
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I start cdl training tomorrow. Kinda nervous but I know I can do it. So excited to see the opportunities that trucking will provide. After I complete training I will be driving for Hogan.

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.
IDMtnGal 's Comment
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Welcome to Trucking Truth!

You can post here or in the General forum. Questions by women get answered quicker over in the General one. There's only a couple of us women and I come in to the Ladies group about once or twice a week.

Anne will come along tomorrow, actually later today, and give you different links to go through and read.

I see Hogan back east or in the south mainly. I don't know much about them but somebody might.

Good luck!

Laura

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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I start cdl training tomorrow. Kinda nervous but I know I can do it. So excited to see the opportunities that trucking will provide. After I complete training I will be driving for Hogan.

WELCOME, & congrats!!

Hogan is a great company, I've heard. Are they sponsoring your training via a partner facility??

It's never too late to prepare, here!

Keep us in the loop, and hope to see ya back soon!

Best to ya!!

~ Anne ~

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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.
Brittany H.'s Comment
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Thank you. I'm going to take my permit this morning. Hopefully I get it first try I have wore out both trucking truck and cdl prep at this point.

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.
Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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Thank you. I'm going to take my permit this morning. Hopefully I get it first try I have wore out both trucking truck and cdl prep at this point.

Stop back and let us know! Hope it went well, Brittany!!!

~ Anne ~

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.
Brittany H.'s Comment
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Passed it with flying colors. Get to drive first time tomorrow. Excited but a little nervous. Definitely glad to get out of the classroom.

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Thank you. I'm going to take my permit this morning. Hopefully I get it first try I have wore out both trucking truck and cdl prep at this point.

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Stop back and let us know! Hope it went well, Brittany!!!

~ Anne ~

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.
Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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Passed it with flying colors. Get to drive first time tomorrow. Excited but a little nervous. Definitely glad to get out of the classroom.

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Thank you. I'm going to take my permit this morning. Hopefully I get it first try I have wore out both trucking truck and cdl prep at this point.

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Stop back and let us know! Hope it went well,/ Brittany!!!

~ Anne ~

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YESSSSS!!!

HUGE CONGRATS, gal !!

So, today is tomorrow...yeeha! Go get'em with flying colors, again.

Sending you the best!

~ Anne ~

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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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