CDL: Where can I get a job without going through the training?
I have a CDL since 1994. I have not driven for 10 years. I did not forget how to drive, but trying to get hired without at least 3 years prior driving is almost impossible. I received my CDL through an accredited school in Middletown, OH in 1994. Any help would be great.. thanks in Advance :)
Asked By: Zepper H - 9/15/2011
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If you haven't exercised the privileges of your Commercial Driver's License for 10 years, you're pretty much back to square-1 as far as driving experience is concerned. Rules and procedures have changed. It's not so much the trucking companies that are setting the restrictions, it's the US DOT and the insurance... More
Answered By: JetDoc - 9/15/2011
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The amount of traffic on the road has increased tenfold in the past ten years. The requirement for recent experience pertains to your safety and ability on today's roads - not roads as they were ten years ago
Answered By: Ed Fox - 9/15/2011
Sadly you're encouraged to lie on your resume or you will undoubtedly be passed over.
Answered By: Stacey - 9/15/2011
Pass the written test and pass the driving portion of the test.
Answered By: REV B - 9/15/2011
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