2nd Chances For Felons and some trucking companies that may hire them

by Lisa
(Covington, Ga.)

Hello,

Iam a recruiter for a Truck Driving School in Atlanta, Ga. We specialize in helping people get their Class A CDL and helping them get placed into a job. If you are someone who wants CDL Training and you have a felony we can help you!

First, you know you have a record. Don't conceal it thinking you are going to get away with it. Tell the school that you are attending or trying to attend. The school should tell you if your convictions will affect your job placement.

If you are honest you will get an honest answer. We place 96% of our students into a job immediately upon placement. Consider that most truckers have something on their record and that if you can just get 1 company to give you a chance and hang in there with that company for 1 year, Your driving experience will then outway your criminal past.

Keep your head up, the national carriers will probably all say "NO" b/c they have to insure you and the cargo. The carriers that do hire felons are usually really strict about your driving record.

Some Companies that may consider hiring felons are as follows:

May Trucking, Ozark Truck Lines, WEL Companies, FFE, Watkins Shepard, Builders, Transportation Company, Schneider Transportation..
Also, check out these websites:

(These websites allow you to do multiple applications at one time)
www.cdljobs.com
www.bubbajunk.com
www.layover.com
www.hotcdljobs.com
Also, if you have a problem on your DAC report. You can do a dispute with usis (also known as DAC) at
www.usis.com

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Apr 11, 2014
No Preblem NEW
by: Anonymous

Continental Truck Trainning In Dallas,Tx.

Mar 25, 2014
forget Ozark!!!!! NEW
by: Anonymous

Ozark WILL not gire you with a felony. They let my bf go on 2nd day of orientation and he told them about his felony to begin with. Stay away from them.

Mar 23, 2014
charles NEW
by: Anonymous

someone just responsed to my comment Charles and wanted to know what state that I am in I am in Benton Harbor,Michigan I don't really know how to response I don't know how to use these computers to well anonymous.

Mar 23, 2014
Was in same position as you NEW
by: Anonymous

What state are you in Charles ?

Mar 23, 2014
need help a second chance NEW
by: Charles

I was convicted of a drug conspiracy in April of 2000 and served twelve and half years. I been out for about 15 months now and passed my dot. physical and obtained my cdl training permit. I would like to find a truck driving school that will help me with finances and some on hand training and get my cdl. so if there is help out there please call me at this number 269-369-6725 thanking you in advance Charles.

Mar 18, 2014
CR England is full of it! NEW
by: Steven

Here's WHY I say this:
1. When I was 1st released (in '02), I called them, and they said I had to be out 5 years!
2. I waited 5 years, and when I call them up, they said: "I had to be out for 7 years!"
3. I called back, 2 years later. And was told: "The Law cannot allow a Company to hire a felon for Ten Years!"
4. At my Ten year mark, I called them up, and guess what they said? " You're ineligible due to the amount* of felonies you have!"
When I asked why didn't they tell me this at the beginning? They said" We don't have any records of you having called before!" Oh really? That's how I had the direct line (Extension) to the recruiter AND His name?
5. I finally gave up going there myself, but got a close friend in. And they kicked him out just because he was unable to establish a "required" work-history time frame... And the guy was barely 19, and had been in High School, then from there he went to Vo-Tech training. Once done with that, he went to live with a friend because his Mother passed, and the guy put him to work with him... Just so happened that it was a tree-trimming company, and he was paid cash... So, no 'record' could be established sufficient enough to meet CR E's "requirements!"
* I was wrongfully convicted in 1988 for 6 felony burglaries. Hence the "Too many" felony convictions."
They [say] that it depends on the amt of convictions? Bull!
Never mind that I can be bonded by The Govt and that they can get PAID by the Govt to put me to work... They STILL rejected me! So to hell with their them and their LIES!

http://www.bonds4jobs.com/program-background.html

http://www.doleta.gov/business/incentives/opptax/

I have now been out, nearly 12 years; and still have problems keeping jobs because of these damn felonies...

Mar 18, 2014
i need a job now NEW
by: Anonymous

hi i am a 42 year old female who just received my cdl license. I am a convicted felon who needs a job now locally here in Jackson, ms. I want a local job due to me taking care of my mom and dad. I do not want to go over the road right now. Are there any good paying delivery jobs, etc. thats hiring now?

Mar 18, 2014
i need a job now NEW
by: Anonymous

hi i am a 42 year old female who just received my cdl license. I am a convicted felon who needs a job now locally here in Jackson, ms. I want a local job due to me taking care of my mom and dad. I do not want to go over the road right now. Are there any good paying delivery jobs, etc. thats hiring now?

Mar 18, 2014
i need a job now NEW
by: Anonymous

hi i am a 42 year old female who just received my cdl license. I am a convicted felon who needs a job now locally here in Jackson, ms. I want a local job due to me taking care of my mom and dad. I do not want to go over the road right now. Are there any good paying delivery jobs, etc. thats hiring now?

Mar 18, 2014
i need a job now NEW
by: Anonymous

hi i am a 42 year old female who just received my cdl license. I am a convicted felon who needs a job now locally here in Jackson, ms. I want a local job due to me taking care of my mom and dad. I do not want to go over the road right now. Are there any good paying delivery jobs, etc. thats hiring now?

Mar 09, 2014
Looking for CDL training and job NEW
by: Anonymous

I have my learners permit class A and have took all my tests and passed. Just need driving test, but willing to retake the cdl training course. I am looking for a company to do this and hire me. I have a 10 year old felony and a good clean driving record. Please advice me of anyone who does this or send my there info to dannyvaldez671@yahoo.com
Thanks

Feb 26, 2014
ex-con just trinning to get a break. NEW
by: Anonymous

I was charged with something that only a snake could understand. This charge has been on my record for over 20yrs and I still can't get anyone to help. I tried CRST they said it was a life time disquailcation. I did'nt kill anyone or used a knife or a gun. Right now, I am waiting to hear from some carriers. And hopefully one of them can help. People make mistakes and sometimes other people get hurt but, after a person does their time, and becomes a good citizen..I think it's time to give them a break. You know the way I see it is that if my higher power can forgive me and give me a scond chance, then why can't these trucking compaines do it? I understand that they have a big insurance to pay out. Other than a moving volation I've been clean. Keep on, Keepn' on.

Feb 26, 2014
ex-con just trinning to get a break. NEW
by: Anonymous

I was charged with something that only a snake could understand. This charge has been on my record for over 20yrs and I still can't get anyone to help. I tried CRST they said it was a life time disquailcation. I did'nt kill anyone or used a knife or a gun. Right now, I am waiting to hear from some carriers. And hopefully one of them can help. People make mistakes and sometimes other people get hurt but, after a person does their time, and becomes a good citizen..I think it's time to give them a break. You know the way I see it is that if my higher power can forgive me and give me a scond chance, then why can't these trucking compaines do it? I understand that they have a big insurance to pay out. Other than a moving volation I've been clean. Keep on, Keepn' on.

Feb 21, 2014
Help for felons NEW
by: Anonymous

Call national trucking, 1 800 488 7364, they get you job placement as a felonious after training.

Feb 10, 2014
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by: Anonymous

I wish I could fine a school that will work with me I start in a class today stay there all day in then they told me I gotta go home I no I messd up but I've change my ways someone plz help me

Feb 08, 2014
Look past the charges to see the person some of us have become. NEW
by: Anonymous

Reading all the comments about finding a job makes me see how hard it is to find a job out there. It seems that all the want to know about is if your convicted of felony. No details of the crime or who you are now as a person. well i'm willing to share what i did in hopes that i can get pass the question have you been convicted of a felony. serious employers please read on. in 2003 i was charged with murder 2nd degree. In 2006 i was convicted of it . the dude i killed was my child molester. long story short . I ended up going through that with him. Me along with another person called the police and because there wasn't enough evidence he got off. Something i was a witness to that he had been doing for years. I'm not going to get into what he did to me after he got off after i pressed charges on him, but i couldn't finish school. after that he was harassing me through out the years. I got tired of taking all his crap ended up over his house because at 18 i didn't know better. I went to him to stand up for my self and he ended up getting killed. I received a 10 year sentence. i served my time, but i can't even get a job at mcdonalds . Going back to prison is not an option for me. If you don't believe me about my case i can put you in contact with my state attorney who will vouch for me in miami ,fl. just email me underthelex@gmail.com . if you know of a trucking company that really will hire a felon with no training, i only have one on my record. please e-mail me the information.

Feb 07, 2014
Lost and need help and and good dircetion NEW
by: marquis

Hey my name is marquis I'm 23 and looking to expand my career. I got into some trouble when I was 18 and 19 I have a crimnal background but its just misdemonors but I have a drug conviction on my backgroung for posseisson of weed .. I don't use drugs at all and I have no felonies.. I'm looking for a company that will train me to get my cdl and maybe give me an chance to possible hire me.. so if you could help me that would be great .... I need some advice please just email me at staton1132@gmail.com and give me some good tips thanks a lot...

Feb 02, 2014
have ga cdl permit & D.O.T card have 7yr old felony NEW
by: Richatl1@aol.com

I m a 40 yr old father of 4 I have my ga cdl permit & D.O.T card I obtained on my own and I also have a 7 yr old felony on record in another state is there anyone that will help train me for the road test & possibly hire very dedicated hardworking can be contacted at richatl1@aol.com please and thanks..

Feb 02, 2014
have ga cdl permit & D.O.T card have 7yr old felony NEW
by: Richatl1@aol.com

I m a 40 yr old father of 4 I have my ga cdl permit & D.O.T card I obtained on my own and I also have a 7 yr old felony on record in another state is there anyone that will help train me for the road test & possibly hire very dedicated hardworking can be contacted at richatl1@aol.com please and thanks..

Jan 30, 2014
Ex Felon Needs Job NEW
by: Anonymous

Im an ex felon , and my felony is 16 yrs old its also aggravated. Do anyone know if this will bar me from getting a paid cdl and working for a company.

Jan 09, 2014
Workforce investment act for felons NEW
by: Anonymous

Google "wia program" or "workforce investment act" along with your city, you will find your local office and they pay for ex felon training. Cdl included. They often have other fields as well. Good luck!

Jan 09, 2014
Workforce investment act for felons NEW
by: Anonymous

Google "wia program" or "workforce investment act" along with your city, you will find your local ofgo and they pay for ex felon training. Cdl included. They often have other fields as well. Good luck!

Jan 06, 2014
Carolina cargo NEW
by: Anonymous

Carolina cargo

Dec 27, 2013
cdl training NEW
by: Anonymous

hello im a convicted felon i been trying to get into a truck driving school that will pay for me to go to school to get my cdl. do anyone know where i could go or what cdl schols accept felons and will pay for schooling ill appreciate your help

Dec 27, 2013
cdl training NEW
by: Anonymous

hello im a convicted felon i been trying to get into a truck driving school that will pay for me to go to school to get my cdl. do anyone know where i could go or what cdl schols accept felons and will pay for schooling ill appreciate your help

Dec 23, 2013
Need help to get started on a new career NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a felony that is over 5 years old and I want to start a truck driving career that way I can provide for my 4 year old son and my 5 year old step daughter. I can't find a good career job that would hire me and train me to drive a truck. My dad, mother, and my step dad were truck drivers I believe its in my blood. I also would like to find a company that would pay to have me go to a training school and then go work for them. Please Help Me.

Dec 22, 2013
Mistakes Happen NEW
by: Anonymous

I recently got my cdl license in October 2013 but because of a marijuana possession earlier this year I can't seem to find a company willing to give me a chance. No jail time just fined, really was bad luck, can anyone help me? Thanks

Dec 22, 2013
Mistakes Happen NEW
by: Anonymous

I recently got my cdl license in October 2013 but because of a marijuana possession earlier this year I can't seem to find a company willing to give me a chance. No jail time just fined, really was bad luck, can anyone help me? Thanks

Dec 19, 2013
CDL TRAINING NEW
by: Anonymous

HELLO IM AM WANTING TO ATTEND CDL IN ATLANTA,BUT NO ONE WANTS TO LET ME IN BECAUSE I WAS PREVIOUSLY RELEASED FROM PRISON 3 MONTHS AGO,FOR A POSSESSION OF DRUGS CHARGE.CAN ANYONE PLZ HELP ME GET INTO SCHOOL.I WANT TO CHANGE MY LIFE .MY NUMBER IS 4044479309 MY NAME IS MR.GIVENS

Dec 10, 2013
Felon With CDL No Job - http://turtlepondpoems.blogspot.com/ NEW
by: Anonymous

I took a CDL course in another state in 2010. I had to make a huge sacrifice by relocating to get this CDL license and stay for 2 months to be proficient in driving 2 types of trucks and learn all the maneuvers.

All the ex-offenders I have ever known in Florida get divorced in a matter of weeks or months and I have not seen any married no longer than 4 years due to housing bans which force families out of low income housing areas due to have a felon return back with their family and I am talking about people that are harmless .

FREE MONEY :
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The link above has helped my not to survive but get little check that sometimes amount to a $1,000 total after a year. Their is no registration just be honest when filing out forms on this site.

Dont give up look at Painting Unions. If you have a strong back companies like Selcat and other Electrical Union can use you to climb poles and provide you training and a datable and liveable income without a livable wage people become unhappy and life becomes unpleasant also pray. Our situation is serious and critial considering jobs are in decline and paying wages that many grown men work in 1995. People can not live on $7.50 an hour.

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Also think about starting your own business. Go to libraries learn about making a Business plan look for free templates. Seek funding apply for jobs that you know can support a family and give you a sense of dignity and happiness. In this environment you need a decent paying jobs that can atleast empower you to rent in a ghetto.



Dec 05, 2013
smiley NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a felon for shooting a dog that bit a person in wisconsin,I now live in lower MI. I have a class B,C,D CDL and can not find a job because nobody wants to give me a second chance.

Nov 21, 2013
May Trucking NEW
by: Anonymous

May Trucking is one of the strictest out there. I know, I work in placements and place felons all the time. It is hard work but alot of the ones you have mentioned will not, especially if it theft. A drug charge is easier than theft or violence.

Nov 10, 2013
Need help NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a Couple felonys just completed 5 years drug court no new charges change my life have my CDL A working Dead end job have a two year old daughter I have mistakes and the pass hard worker need help no one want to give me a chance please help

Nov 01, 2013
CDL Training and JOB NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a ex-felon, meaning my felony is only three years old. I would like to get my CDL's, hoping I can find "paid training". I would like to get a fresh start, can you help me?

Nov 01, 2013
Looking for CDL Training and JOB NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a ex-felon, meaning my felony is only three years old. I would like to get my CDL's, hoping I can find "paid training". I would like to get a fresh start, can you help me?

Nov 01, 2013
Looking for CDL Training and JOB NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a ex-felon, meaning my felony is only three years old. I would like to get my CDL's, hoping I can find "paid training". I would like to get a fresh start, can you help me?

Nov 01, 2013
Looking for CDL Training and JOB NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a ex-felon, meaning my felony is only three years old. I would like to get my CDL's, hoping I can find "paid training". I would like to get a fresh start, can you help me?

Oct 31, 2013
7 Years ago I fail a drug test NEW
by: Anonymous

I need a chance 7 years ago I failed a drug test why is this once in a life time mistake preventing me from getting a job i am a recent driving hool grad Oct 24, 2013

Oct 30, 2013
Need a second chance in life NEW
by: Jason Sweatman

Both me and my best friend Jeremy Coon are roomates and have some felonies between us. We are both almost 40 years old now and when we were younger we have made some mistakes that we are not proud of. We both look at life from a much more serious angle and want/need a second chance in life to possibly attend truck driving school together and obtaining a job thereafter as team drivers once we get enough experience under our belt. We both have clean driving records with no at fault accidents ever .We are single men that don't mind being gone from home for long periods of time, and we both love to travel. This type of employment would be ideal for our lifestyle and would be more rewarding than any other type of employment. Please contact jason_sweatman@live.com

Oct 08, 2013
Need help to get CDL'S NEW
by: Karl Christian

I have two felonies and a few misdimenor charges i really want to get cdls im 28 yaers old and have a valid license second chances help me please

Sep 24, 2013
Lisa NEW
by: Michael B

My name is Michael. I've got 2 misdemeanor felonies June 2013. Please help find a cdl training school.

Sep 22, 2013
need help NEW
by: jjerry spellman


hey,tis Jerry when i as 18 was hanging with the wrong peoples in end up wih just one felon now im gong on 23 and i dont do the things i use do i need a 2nd Chances i will work for free just to prove it just please give me a call at 706-221-8534 thanks

Sep 22, 2013
help NEW
by: jerry spellman

hey,tis erry when i as 18 was hanging with the wrong peoples in end up wih just one felon now im gong on 23 and i dont do the things i use do i need a 2nd Chances i will work for free just to prove it just please give me a call at 706-21-8534 thanks

Sep 14, 2013
Looking to better my life. Support family NEW
by: andre

Hello. This is Andre. I am out in Reno Nv. Looking to obtain CdL. An a better job. I have messed up in my past got 2 felonys. I no I am not perfect. I am trying to get my CDL. I am asking if any company? To take a chance on me. The local join office. Is telling me I need a letter of intent to hire. If any one can help. Please call 7753030895. Or email. Rosarioandre13@gmail.com. I am not trying to be on welfare or ssi. I will relocate if I got to. I can make it on 300 a week. An don't want to do any stupid. If god forgives. I forgive. Why can't any take a chance? I will work hard. An give back as well. My past is my past. I live day to day. To do the best I can do. Any company can contact me 24/7. I can an will relocate to go to school. Thank you.

Sep 10, 2013
can anyone help me with ideas? NEW
by: mike

Hello, i live in iowa. i have a misdemeanor on my crim record. and on my driving i hit a deer but wasnt ticketed, and had one speeding ticket for 5 mph over about a year ago. CRST is giving me the run around. I was told that as long as it wasnt a felony that it should be ok. Now there saying they arent sure. I dont have my cdl. I have no family or kids and i love traveling so i really want to do OTR as my father and uncle did it for years. Does anyone know a company that will train and hire someone with a misdemanor on thier record. I have no felony just a misdemeanor that was in the past year than one about 2 or 3 years ago for receiving to much unemployment and not paying it back in time. If anyone knows a company that will train me to get my cdl and get me a job please let me know as i am desperate to get started. I did just apply for CR england tonight too incase crst does say no. I would prefer to drive solo after the training process but I really just want to drive OTR right now asap. I have a email if i can post it of jacksonrain3 at gmail. Thanks!

Jun 19, 2013
clean driving record but recent charge NEW
by: Unique

i currently live in central Fl. I was working with the WIA program and was told that my recent petty theft charge will not let me attend their program and should look elsewhere b/c trucking wasnt going to pan out for me. The charge is from dec 2011 and was fined for the charge and it is a misdeamenor. Will i really have a chance of working as a CDL driver in the near future even if it is a Mom & pop outfit. all advise is accepted with respect. please respond especially if your a working in the field with this issue or a recruiter.

Jun 19, 2013
clean driving record but recent charge NEW
by: Unique

i currently live in central Fl. I was working with the WIA program and was told that my recent petty theft charge will not let me attend their program and should look elsewhere b/c trucking wasnt going to pan out for me. The charge is from dec 2011 and was fined for the charge and it is a misdeamenor. Will i really have a chance of working as a CDL driver in the near future even if it is a Mom & pop outfit. all advise is accepted with respect. please respond especially if your a working in the field with this issue or a recruiter.

Jun 14, 2013
Just need the first chance NEW
by: Richard Norris

I am located in porterville ,Ca with no commitments to stay and willing to travel, just dont have much $$ but i wont let you down! I promise.
559-792 8878

Jun 14, 2013
gerogia trucking is BS NEW
by: Anonymous

just moved from chicago to atlanta area i quit a union trucking job there to come to atlanta cause my wife got a job trasfer from her company she been with for 30 yrs thought i would come down and get a trucking job with ezz i have 7 yrs experiance clean mvr and a clean csa 2010 record my driving record been clean since 2006 i have experiance with every trailer ther is vanning containers from rail yard refers ive pulled everything from 53 ft to 20 ft i would not have this problem in chicago at all makes no sense to me my felony is 5yrs old never served time but got probation georgia trucking is holding that against me its like a life sentence.

Jun 12, 2013
I just need a chance. NEW
by: Richard Norris

I have a 5 year old felony and a reckless driving in 2012 that happened in 2004.I just deed a FIRST chance. I attended Truck driving school and obtain my class A, But companies wont touch me or take a chance on me. What do i do?
I'm also a certified diesel Mechanic, still cant get any work.
Norrisrick94@gmail.com
559-792-8878

Jun 05, 2013
training NEW
by: Anonymous

where are guys located

May 12, 2013
3 felonies NEW
by: Anonymous

I have 3 felonies on my record, I just completed my cdl road test in Brunswick, Ga. I took a 7and half week class at OTC. Great training there and I look to have a job pretty soon. You just gotta stay focus and BELIEVE!!!

May 11, 2013
2nd chances anyone? NEW
by: bamaboy

Its amazing this society expects offenders to be productive but don't want to give second chances. And u wander why there are soo many repeat offenders. Got caught w drugs as a teenager and I'm pushing thirty and still can't find good job join the military or anything that's a promising career. Does anyone know a school in any state that will take a drug felon. I even have my own money....contact me if sooo this is very important to me. Tybebolden30@outlook.com or business line 3344359281

May 09, 2013
Still Struggling To Make It. NEW
by: Richard

Hello,
I feel everyones pain, and it is hard when sociaty makes you dis functional. Because of your past situations. I have a number of felonies,starting from 1984 for a crime that i never committed, but my sons mother lied on me to keep me for taking him in a custody fight. I been having my CDL's since 1991 i have been working some of the most crappie jobs because no one wants to touch a felon. I was again in 2006 placed on Probation because i left one state to live a better life, and come to find out my parole wasnt over, and i failed to register. I really find that their isnt a brake for us. The more we try to become productive in socity to change there is always someone wanting to put their foot on our head. But i say this lets keep trying and lets, not give up. I will continue to look,and i know that there is someone out there that will take a chance.

May 02, 2013
trying to stay strong NEW
by: mr.bunn

i have 3 felonies 1 from 1996 2 fron 1997 .the 2 from 1997 keep me from getting a chance aggraved assult & possesion with intent to distribute i have stable work history since released in 2002 2 jobs from august 2003 til jan 2006 & i worked 1 job from jan 2006 til dec 2012.does anyone know of a school or company that will give me a chance i have my class a permit

May 02, 2013
trying to stay strong NEW
by: mr.bunn

i have 3 felonies 1 from 1996 2 fron 1997 .the 2 from 1997 keep me from getting a chance aggraved assult & possesion with intent to distribute i have stable work history since released in 2002 2 jobs from august 2003 til jan 2006 & i worked 1 job from jan 2006 til dec 2012.does anyone know of a school or company that will give me a chance i have my class a permit

May 02, 2013
trying to stay strong NEW
by: mr.bunn

i have 3 felonies 1 from 1996 2 fron 1997 .the 2 from 1997 keep me from getting a chance aggraved assult & possesion with intent to distribute i have stable work history since released in 2002 2 jobs from august 2003 til jan 2006 & i worked 1 job from jan 2006 til dec 2012.does anyone know of a school or company that will give me a chance i have my class a permit

Apr 29, 2013
Certificate of Release from Disability NEW
by: Prince Saamir

I Have A Violent Felony and My Felony is 9 Years old I want To attend Free Cdl Training School,Where I can Work as I pay Them Back But They Say That My Felony Has To Be Ten Years old.Does anybody Know of a School That Will ACCEPT me I'm Trying To Better My Life and Continue To Follow a Straight Path in Life Please I Need all of The Help I can Get.....Salaamu Alaikum......

Apr 29, 2013
Felons NEW
by: Anonymous

Live in CA? Best 1 Trucking Fontana will hire felons, also wolf trucking around L.A.

Apr 29, 2013
In Arizona NEW
by: Patty

If you live in Arizona and have been convicted of a felon or more I have found two companies so far that will hire 7 years from conviction date instead of release date they are knight transportation which also provides training and CRST which also provides training that is all I have found so far I am looking in other states so if any one knows of companies that will train and hire under 7 years please post the name so I can look it up and put in an application thank you.

Apr 26, 2013
Positive drug test at truck school NEW
by: AnonymousT

I had a positive drug test of marijuana in truck driving school I don't know if I can go to a different truck school or if this will show on my DAC since I don't have a cdl yet

Apr 09, 2013
Hey Lisa in Covington, GA NEW
by: Anonymous

I read your post and would like to know what truck driving school in Atlanta, Ga do you work for. I can pay for my own training, but I just need to get into a school that can help those with a felony. If you would prefer to reply with an email, mine is bnix2769@gmail.com. This is a serious inquiry, and I would appreciciate any info that you have.

Apr 09, 2013
Hey Lisa in Covington, GA NEW
by: Anonymous

I read your post and would like to know what truck driving school in Atlanta, Ga do you work for. I can pay for my own training, but I just need to get into a school that can help those with a felony. If you would prefer to reply with an email, mine is bnix2769@gmail.com. This is a serious inquiry, and I would appreciciate any info that you have.

Apr 09, 2013
Hey Lisa in Covington, GA NEW
by: Anonymous

I read your post and would like to know what truck driving school in Atlanta, Ga do you work for. I can pay for my own training, but I just need to get into a school that can help those with a felony. If you would prefer to reply with an email, mine is bnix2769@gmail.com. This is a serious inquiry, and I would appreciciate any info that you have.

Mar 29, 2013
Veteran VRAP NEW
by: ssaun

The new VRAP program for ex-offenders Veterans has funding and programs that are better than the Pell and WIA Grants. As far as specific Carrier names, see your VRAP recruiter. I know all the driver operators with Coastal, (driving tankers to Luke AFB), etc. all have misdemeanors, not sure about felonies. Don't give up. If you want to get out driving, many companies hire felons if you have knowledge and experience.

Feb 17, 2013
felons can find jobs NEW
by: troy

Hey carolina cargo is always hiring. They hire people with murder charges as long as you have cdl and ok driving record.

Feb 11, 2013
Julian Gallegos NEW
by: Anonymous

..I live in Albuquerque NM and iam trying to go back to school for my CDL but I have a trafficking charge on my backgroung..I saw C.R. England at the top of the page and they dont take anyone with a felony on their background..

Jan 28, 2013
Can't find emploment with a backgound NEW
by: David

I live on the south side of Chicago, and was released from prison about 8 months ago. I have recently obtained my CDL, and am having problems finding a job. Can someone please tell me where I can gain some type of employment with a background in this city.

Aug 02, 2012
Recent Grad w/ Felon NEW
by: Anonymous

I was released from prison July 4th, 2008 I was convicted of armed robbery February 19th of 2008. I graduated from an accredited truck driving school March of this year. I have tried every website I can find and its always not enough experience or my conviction is not old enough. I have found a company that says the will hire me in February when my conviction is 5 years old. I need to be trained before going OTR. I can't wait til February. I need a job now trucking school bills are still coming even if I don't have a job. Does anyone have any company that will give me a 2nd chance.

Aug 01, 2012
Ex felon wants to drivee NEW
by: Anonymous

Plz send me the name of the school who trains ex felons that would be awesome

Jul 31, 2012
Felons: NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a friend that drives for a company that hires Indepenant Contractors. He said they did not ask about any arrest history any where on the application. You have to sign a 10-99 form and pay your own insurance and lease ($300.00) a week, but he still gets a weekly check between $800 & $1200 It is giving him a chance to get back into trucking and gain recent otr experience. I know of numerous companies that have offered to get him back behind the wheel if he can get six months recent experience and that is all he is using this company for. If you live close to Fontana CA. Look for a company called Best 1 Transport. It is for the most part all teams and and mostly SO. Cal. to N.J. N.Y or W.V. and back to SO. Cal. Hope this helps.

Jul 30, 2012
Need a job!!!! NEW
by: ex-felon334

Hello everyone, I was released from federal prison in 2009, I obtained my 2yr degree in Industrial Maintenance Technology, and since graduation I have been running into companies that refuse to hire w/felony convictions. So I decided to try obtaining my CDL, do anyone know of a trucking company that will hire a person with a felony? thanks guys and girls!!! best of luck to you all!!!

May God Bless!!!

Apr 29, 2012
Searching for cdl training NEW
by: Anonymous

I live in the Atlanta area and also have a 10yr old felony and misdemeanor. I am looking for a company that would hire and train me to get my CDL..any suggestions? Also, what is the name of your school?

Jul 31, 2011
NEED TO KNOW
by: Anonymous

Hello,

I would like to know what if you was convicted of a felon that involed a firearm over 15 years ago. But i do not have any probation or parole and i served 10 years for the crime. Will a company look into giving me a opportunity

Jan 24, 2011
old dwai ,s
by: Anonymous

Can i still get a driving job with three driving while ability impaired's.One in 1988 one 1989 and another in 2001.I got my class A cdl license in 2008.

Jul 27, 2010
Response to a 3 year old DUI
by: Lisa

Try Carolina Cargo! They accept most everyone that has a CDL. It will be hard to find a job in this industry until the DUI is at least 5 years old. I am sorry. I know that's not what you wanted to hear. But if you try the websites in my article you may come up with something. Another good website to go to is hammerlanejobs.com with only 1 application to fill out it sends your application to 750 companies. Try it. Let me know how your journey comes along

May 11, 2010
Felons.
by: Eugene

What about a driver with a dui that is more than three years old? I have been in touch with some companies that have said that they did not have a problem with a dui, but they could not hire me because I don't have a year recent driving time. Is there any companies that you know of that will work with situation? Thanks.

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