Learners Permit.

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Rabbitt's Comment
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Thinking i know the answer of this but not sure.... Is it a waste of time to get a permit in one state knowing i'm going to a Company Sponsored School in another state. should i just wait to get my permit in the state im going to school in.

thinking i asked the question correctly....

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Jason S.'s Comment
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You should probably get the permit for the state you reside in as that is where you will be licensed.

Old School's Comment
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Rabbit, I always recommend that you go ahead and get your permit. You will simply get it transferred if you need to when you get to the school. Having you permit in hand before you get there will save you a lot of time and stress. You'll see what I mean once you get there and see all the other students having to cram for their tests while you are probably going to get to go ahead and start practicing on a simulator or maybe out in the yard in a truck. Most of these company sponsored programs get you licensed in the state where they are located and then you will return to your own state to get it transferred back to your state. It's really just a matter of some paper work and some fees, but usually it is best to have your permit when you arrive.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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I agree....get your permit at home before you leave. The very worst thing that can happen is that for some reason you have to get your permit in the state you'll be training in. Well you already know the materials so you'll take a quick written test again and you're done. But that's pretty rare. Normally you'll be ahead of the class and the company you're training with will allow you to move on to the next step of training while everyone else sits in the classroom studying and then starts making trips to the DMV for testing.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

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