Have Friend in USA thinking about Trucking

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by TNT Frosty, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. TNT Frosty

    TNT Frosty Member

    Well, a friend I have in America, via discord, whom I know from playing ATS and ETS on the weekends, and is thinking about becoming a trucker for reals, and joining the rest of us crazy people on the road.
    His 22, and lives in IL...
    I do know, some companies offer paid training etc, if not most to get your CDL A.

    Question being, what companies up there, offer such course, where they pay for you to get your CDL A, and home every night?

    Cheers guys. (just a question, and im not one to tell someone not to give it a shot, he does work on cars in his spare time, so his no stranger to trucking)
  2. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We do have a "trucker for reals" section . Moving thread .
  3. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS


    Send him to see these guys

    #1 trucker school
  4. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS


    Sign his wife up while he’s at it
  5. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Any job with tuition reimbursement. Get cdl from local technical college. Local companies are hiring right out of truck driving school.
  6. Express Courier

    Express Courier Active Member

  7. Fred's Myth

    Fred's Myth Nonhyphenated American

    I have just one word.


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  8. Route 66

    Route 66 Slapped Upside-da-Head Member

    I’m really shocked this didn’t work out. :speechless2:
  9. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    SWIFT...not a surprise. Both Swift and CRST are banned from many shippers/receivers because they don't want their drivers backing into something or over someone.
  10. silverbullet2893

    silverbullet2893 KILL KILL!!

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  11. Route 66

    Route 66 Slapped Upside-da-Head Member

  12. Brown echo

    Brown echo If u are not alive than for sure truth is not real

    Uber freight trucking
  13. TNT Frosty

    TNT Frosty Member

    Walmart requires a 2 year min experience.. if they go by that, who knows, I called and asked, but even though I have 14 years driving trucks (13 years b-double, and 1 years single).. it needs to be 2 years american CDL class A, and must be living in america for 2 years as well. (I asked the ex if she could confirm, and she did.. sadly)