Which CDL Manual Do I Study If I'm Going To Prime

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Sean's Comment
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Hi All,

Can anyone confirm the following for me please?

1. I'm planning on going with Prime. Do I study my state's CDL manual or Missouri's?

2. TT's High Road Training Program... That covers me for any state's CDL testing?

Sorry I've been reading for hours and hours the last couple days and somehow I confused myself. I think reading the entire "The Adventures of Daniel B." thread may have melted my brain. But I need to get cracking on the real studying and stop indulging in the fun stuff.

Thanks!

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.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

James Skattebo-Rhoades's Comment
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I say U just need to do trucking truth training. It's the CDL manual in a better format. Everything ur going to see on a test is covered in the TT High Road program.

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.
Brett Aquila's Comment
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I say U just need to do trucking truth training. It's the CDL manual in a better format. Everything ur going to see on a test is covered in the TT High Road program.

That's exactly right....just use our High Road Training Program and you fly through the written CDL permit test and all of the CDL endorsement exams.

And if you have the time, which you should try to make, do the entire thing including the Logbook Rules and Weight & Balance portions of the program. They're not required for the testing but they are certainly required to do your job every day and those topics aren't covered very well at all throughout training. You would think they would be two of the most important things that get covered in school, but you'll see they're not.

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.

Logbook:

A written or electronic record of a driver's duty status which must be maintained at all times. The driver records the amount of time spent driving, on-duty not driving, in the sleeper berth, or off duty. The enforcement of the Hours Of Service Rules (HOS) are based upon the entries put in a driver's logbook.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
MRC's Comment
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Sorry somehow I confused myself. I think reading the entire "The Adventures of Daniel B." thread may have melted my brain. rofl-3.gif That's the chance you take, it's sort of like hanging with D.B Cooper, you get rich, in knowledge, but lost in the grand scheme of things because you haven't learnt the route yet.good-luck.gif

Sean's Comment
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Awesome thanks!

Brett, I will make sure I learn those 2 sections as well.

MRC, I'll be sure to avoid any DB Cooper while studying LOL

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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