New Wife Of Trainee With Knight Transportation

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beachin's Comment
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Hi all. I don't know if this is the right place to ask this so if it's not I apologize. My husband begins the CDL training with Knight on Monday. I am trying to budget and can't find an answer to his pay. I know he gets the $400 a week but is that for the first 4-6 weeks that he is in the training? Once he starts the 30K miles how and what is the pay? I just need to budget correctly to pay the bills. I appreciate you taking the time to answer me!

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.
Hoofinit's Comment
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Hi all. I don't know if this is the right place to ask this so if it's not I apologize. My husband begins the CDL training with Knight on Monday. I am trying to budget and can't find an answer to his pay. I know he gets the $400 a week but is that for the first 4-6 weeks that he is in the training? Once he starts the 30K miles how and what is the pay? I just need to budget correctly to pay the bills. I appreciate you taking the time to answer me!

Find out from him how much he will get a mile. That will determine his rate of pay. It's doubtful it will be consistent pay. You can also go on the company website to see what the starting get pay is for new drivers. Good luck.

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.
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