I am looking at getting into the business and need a good company to work for and that will pay for truck driving school.... can any of you wonderful drivers help me out with some information .Continue
"Truck driving is a tough job which includes various risks and responsibilities. Genuine CDL training is required by every aspiring truck driver to attain essential skills as a professional driver. The basic purpose of CDL training is to…"
"One of my favorite subjects ........ #1 When you go to school for truckdriving, YOUR goal is to obtain and qualify for a CDL aka commercial drivers lisence.. Has no practical experience insomuch as learning how to drive for in trucking there…"
"Everybody mocks Swifts but then every company has it's good drivers and bad drivers. If I were in the need of a company to train me I wouldn't hesitate to go to swifts or JB Hunt. Being called a few names is a small price to pay for…"
"You do know that those company training programs can "fire" you from their program at their discretion? When that happens they do not prorate their fee for the school which is immediately due and payable at that time. …"
"And make we the taxpayers pay for it? Why... Taxpayers are already on the hook for to much. These companies are providing for it, let them handle it. I don't see a problem serving with a company for a year. It's the closest thing to…"
"I would check with your state for job retraining programs before getting involved with the companies training programs. It is always better to be able to make choices on your own than having to know you'll have to stay somewhere until you…"
"There is many contract carriers to work for. Most of them offer the same driver package. You can go to a local truck stop and pick up publication and there you will see all the companies and their payment plans. Next question has to be if you want…"
"Baylor trucking out of Milan Indiana,They have such a program.They even let you pick how far and what areas you prefer to run in,south,east,midwest,west,northwest I sent a friend of mine there just for that reason.They also have you sign an agreemen…"
"I have a friend working there and is pretty content, getting good miles and his dispatch works with him and his family life. He's had a few incidents with the company not following through with turning in will fix tickets and lost his license…"