A Smart Move!!!!!!! Thanks TT

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D-Wash's Comment
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First I'd like to say Thanks to TT!!!! I got my Permit today with Tanker & Double & Triples Endorsements and I couldn't have done it without this website. Im happy to get this out of the way because I was told by some experienced drivers here that it would be a Smart move to make and I listened I got it done!!! I'm gonna get the hazmat endorsement next along with a twic card. I'll be starting school soon and I can't wait!!!! Again Thanks A lot to my family here at Trucking Truth because you guys are "The Truth"!!!!!!!!

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

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.

David's Comment
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First I'd like to say Thanks to TT!!!! I got my Permit today with Tanker & Double & Triples Endorsements and I couldn't have done it without this website. Im happy to get this out of the way because I was told by some experienced drivers here that it would be a Smart move to make and I listened I got it done!!! I'm gonna get the hazmat endorsement next along with a twic card. I'll be starting school soon and I can't wait!!!! Again Thanks A lot to my family here at Trucking Truth because you guys are "The Truth"!!!!!!!!

Congrats. always good to see someone pass because of this site and the High Road Training 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.

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

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.

D-Wash's Comment
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Thanks A lot David!!!!!!

6 string rhythm's Comment
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Congrats buddy! I remember the feeling.

D-Wash's Comment
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Thanks 6 String!!!!!! It's a Good Feeling!!!!! I'm not done yet but I'm Really Excited right now!!!! Oh and I did speak with my father n law and he definitely echoed what you said, and between the two of you Im considering OD after all . Again Thanks alot 6 String!!!!

Sean's Comment
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Congratulations man! What an awesome way to ring in the New Year! Best of luck!

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D-Wash's Comment
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Yes it is Sean!!!! Thanks A lot Man!!!!!

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