Getting Into The Truck

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Bean H.'s Comment
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Are any trucks easier than others to climb into? I had 3 breaks in my left leg and I have trouble stepping up on very high steps. Do you know if I could purchase a "booster" step lol?

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

PackRat's Comment
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All the trucks are essentially the same for the steps, distance between them, and their sizes. Most trucks do have two grab handles inside the cab, around each side of the door, plus the steering wheel can also be used. Three points of contact climbing up or down every time.

Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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Are any trucks easier than others to climb into? I had 3 breaks in my left leg and I have trouble stepping up on very high steps. Do you know if I could purchase a "booster" step lol?

Step Ladder

This one looks pretty effective. Hope this helps!

~ Anne ~

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Bean H.'s Comment
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Thank you both. I will definately get that step ladder if I decide to go for my CDL training.

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 both. I will definately get that step ladder if I decide to go for my CDL training.

You're welcome! If you decide to go for training, read this:

And when you are ready; Apply For Paid CDL Training!

Best wishes;

~ 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.
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