Smith And Solomon Shool Started Nov 29th! Weekend Classes

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BIG RIG's Comment
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So I couldn't decide what school to with cause EVERY school had its bad according to forums. I couldn't afford to quit my job and travel across the states for school. So I went with S&S! They have a weekend program that works good with my work schedule. Class started on Nov 29th and so far it feels really good! For once I feel like a have a very good chance on passing my cdl permit! I live in the west Chester area of Pennsylvania. Just outside of Philadelphia.

So I'm looking for a good trucking company to work for once I graduate and get my CDL's!!! Any help of what company to work for. No flay beds! Looking to do either regional or designated work. Looking into Knight. Are they good? Any other companies that might bE good!! Thanks for all help!!!

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.

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

Matt S.'s Comment
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So I couldn't decide what school to with cause EVERY school had its bad according to forums. I couldn't afford to quit my job and travel across the states for school. So I went with S&S! They have a weekend program that works good with my work schedule. Class started on Nov 29th and so far it feels really good! For once I feel like a have a very good chance on passing my cdl permit! I live in the west Chester area of Pennsylvania. Just outside of Philadelphia.

So I'm looking for a good trucking company to work for once I graduate and get my CDL's!!! Any help of what company to work for. No flay beds! Looking to do either regional or designated work. Looking into Knight. Are they good? Any other companies that might bE good!! Thanks for all help!!!

Hey man, are you at the Norristown campus? I'll be there Dec. 22nd.

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.

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

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