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Christopher J.'s Comment
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Just got a photo radar ticket in the mail from 03/26/15 59mph in a 45mph 14 mph over so its not criminal but wow $234 ticket. Thing is I dont even work for the company I was hauling cylinder gases for anymore. It is not on my MVR yet but Im sure when I pay it will be there. I got until 06/05/15 to pay, so question is while I am applying , Do I let future employers know , as I dont even want to put down this company I worked for as it just did not work out , To many things to list , But it was a mutual agreement. I also believe the company could have said he no longer works here and we cant recognize who that is in the picture lol but that was part of the reason it wasnt working out as they wanted me to do between 20-25 stops a day with some stops being 45 min window time not possible in an 8 hour day they wanted you to complete the route

MVR:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

Pat M.'s Comment
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I will go 2-3 or sometimes 4 mph over the speed limit but NEVER 14. Some people say that they give you 5 mph but I know of one guy personally that got pulled over for doing 53 in a 50. If you do not pay the ticket, the company will have to and they may not like that too much. Besides, if you got the ticket then they already know that it was you. It is not on your license because it had not officially made it's way through the court system yet.

I know my boss gets frustrated with me some times but I will NOT speed, I over secure, I wait for my pilot cars to get there etc. Do I take chances? Yeah I have and will but they are nothing safety related.

Phil C.'s Comment
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Honesty is the best policy, they will find out anyway.

Christopher J.'s Comment
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10-4 it is my 1st ticket since having A CDL 1 YR 5 months no priors

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.
Tom P.'s Comment
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Was it in your car or a truck?

Christopher J.'s Comment
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Was it in your car or a truck?

Company Truck

The Dude's Comment
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It came in the mail to your house? Wouldn't it go to the terminal since they just go off the plate?

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Christopher J.'s Comment
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It came in the mail to your house? Wouldn't it go to the terminal since they just go off the plate?

This was a Company Truck small company using my Hazmat , No terminal local work I haven,t been there as I parted ways and they gave the Police my DL # there is no way of beating it dont pay they suspend your license most companies that I have worked for like I said dont respond to photo radar tickets for their employees this company though apparently likes to stick it to former employees there was no way in doing what they expected route wise in an 8 hour day unless you raced and surprise I got this ticket I was averaging 10-12 stops a day and some stops were 45 min window times so it just was not working out will not do route work again unless i can wear a mask or a bag over my head

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

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Daniel's Comment
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'Photo lights' are privately owned company operations (like toll roads are also private organizations buying tax paid, government owned property); They are legally authorized black-mail operations.

If I rememberly correctly, from the first one in Bastrop, Texas (HWY-71 and Tahitian Village), from my sibling: You'll get a black letter from company 'XYZ' saying, "Pay this dollar amount, or we'll report it to the local DPS, and [request the courts to] suspend your license."

Of course, my memory may be warped. It's been around 5 years. I've actually sped a few times through those same lights on accident (falling asleep) and years later: No letter, nothing on my record, nothing in the courts, etc. The camera had flashed as well. Scared me and caught my attention.

Personally: I'd do a little more research. Class A's in America follow different laws than Class C's do.

As for the person asking about the vehicle being operated: That is COMPLETELY irrelevant!! That's like asking what type of pistol you used while holding a CHL; You're license is not tied to the vehicle you operate.

In a nut shell: A class A simply means you are authorized to operate heavy machinery, and that's it. Class C licenses also hold endorsements (just another example to further the point).

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Daniel's Comment
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Your license *

Watching Sliders.. Sorry. Kind of distracted. I wish there was a 5min grace period on editing posts! I don't like double posting or previewing a post.

Personal problems. Lol. :)

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