Am I Lost Or 1 In A Million

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R0adRa93's Comment
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I'm going to tell you something, you get over confidant you make mistakes. Remember this ratio it'll do you good! 300:29:1 out of 300 times you do something stupid 29 will result in minor accidents and 1 will be fatal to yourself or someone else. It may not be the 1s or the 299th it could be your 300th. Point is, you are a bit over confident. I had someone like you tow my van on his rollback and smashed my van into a tree, which by the way affected my driving record 'cause my van was involved in an accident and it was CARGO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anyway, learn, drive defensively and drop the ego!

I give basic drivers the benefit of being an amateur but you my friend will be a CDL holder and as such are held to a higher standard.

Just an FYI I drive a 30,000 lb school bus every day and I deal with coworkers that are just as egotistical, I knock them down a few pegs when I catch them putting students safety at risk. Like yesterday this woman drove off with kids standing & walking in the isle.

I would like to keep going but alas my alarm is going off and it's time to take the kiddies home.


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.
Josh S.'s Comment
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Your just dealing with a good trailer then. These might not off track 3 lanes but they do sometimes off track enough that it gets interesting on tight bridges, construction, heavy traffic, etc.

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