I Surrendered My CDL 17 Years Ago

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Crysostomos H.'s Comment
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It's been roughly 17 years since the last time I drove to Orlando Florida and back to NYC Hunt's Point Market. I surrendered my CDL in 2005, after the owner retired and sold the equipment. I haven't driven since and wondered that if I return, would I need to go over the whole training course again like a rookie, and with a driver trainer?

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.
PackRat's Comment
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Which story is the most correct?

George B.'s Comment
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BK's Comment
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It's been roughly 17 years since the last time I drove to Orlando Florida and back to NYC Hunt's Point Market. I surrendered my CDL in 2005, after the owner retired and sold the equipment. I haven't driven since and wondered that if I return, would I need to go over the whole training course again like a rookie, and with a driver trainer?

You would have to start from scratch, yes

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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It's been roughly 17 years since the last time I drove to Orlando Florida and back to NYC Hunt's Point Market. I surrendered my CDL in 2005, after the owner retired and sold the equipment. I haven't driven since and wondered that if I return, would I need to go over the whole training course again like a rookie, and with a driver trainer?

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You would have to start from scratch, yes

For sure, BK.

Just wondering, guys & gals in here; would the O/P need to provide the proof of completion of an SAP ??

~ Anne ~

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Hay, GB .. I LIKE that song! Now you got me dancin & singin', haha!

~ 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.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

G-Town's Comment
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I suggest we don’t waste our time with this. Until we receive a reply to PackRats question.

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