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Britton R.'s Comment
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I'm trying to compile my list of past jobs and I'm not sure what info I need. I don't jump from job to job much or anything so I don't have a big list but I don't know exact dates. I know roughly the years but that's about it. Is that ok? Something like from '04-'07 at such and such place or do I need to dig deeper? After research I think I saw that I can get the info from the govt but for 10 years there is a hefty fee. Also, about 10 years or so ago I had a job for a few months but have no idea what months or anything. Being that far back do you think it could be alright to be a little more vague? I'm not trying to hide anything and don't want to jeopardize anything by being vague I just don't know the details. How detailed do I need to be? Do I need adresses and bosses names or anything lke that as well?

Also, I had 2 speeding tickets when I was younger. One probably more than 10 years ago and the other probably around 9 or 10 years ago. Do I need to go get any info about exact dates or anything? Other than those my record is clean (probably shouldn't be but that's another story).

I'm just trying to find out what I need to know so I can start filling apps and get the ball rolling. Any info is appreciated. Thanks.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Ozzy's Comment
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Your best bet would be W-2's. When you fill out the applications they will ask for phone numbers and addresses. As far as speeding tickets, I believe most companies only go back 5 years for driving records. You can get those from the DMV for around 5 or 10 bucks I think.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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