I have a cdl but have not driven for two years, how do i get a job

by k j egerton
(kc mo)

I need a trucking job but i can not get hired. I have my cdl but have not driven in almost two years.

Do i need to go back to school? Or how can i get hired. I drove for almost 6 years with only two non moving violations. HELP

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Oct 27, 2011
heard self insured companies hire drivers that havnt been on the road in a while..
by: Brenda Jennings

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Oct 05, 2011
Two years recent trucking experience
by: Mudflap

verifiable experience is required in order to be hired as a commercial driver, the only people that are likely to touch you are those who are running crooked or are willing to take a chance on you & are self insured, be careful who you tie up with

Sep 28, 2011
Refresher courses might help you get a trucking job
by: NickV

Yeah it took me awhile to get a job out of truck driving school. CRST hired me on with the exception that I took a refresher. They paid for half of it which was 200 if I remember correctly. Gotta do whatcha gotta do ya know.

But definitely look around. Some trucking schools if you try and do it yourself will charge you a ridiculous amount of money like 20 an hour and you will need a minimum of 40 like before mentioned.

Just fill out apps and maybe a company you get hired on will help you with the fees. Good Luck

Sep 28, 2011
new job
by: American Trucker

You need to take a re-fresher course at a cdl school usually a 40hr program then your back in game.

Sep 28, 2011
Getting hired with no recent trucking experience
by: Hervy

Jay, you probably would have an easier time getting a trucking job if you went and took a refresher course.

After that, tips on how to get trucking job with no experience

(lol, thanks to Nick and American trucker for commenting after I had butchered my comment before editing it! I was sleep typing!)

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