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  1. Mikez_13

    Mikez_13 Bobtail Member

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    Hello everybody!
    My name is Mike I am 21, based out of Illinois and am new to the forum. I am new to trucking and currently planning on getting a class A license next month. I look forward to getting my trucking questions answered and meeting some new people.
     
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  3. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Are you in private school or a trucking company school?
    Do you want to stay local or run the roads and see the country?
     
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    kemosabi49 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    Welcome. You will have a wealth of experience to help you out here.
     
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    Mikez_13 Bobtail Member

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    It is a private school, and I would be willing to do either.
     
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    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    How many hours is the school?
    Make sure you get all the endorsements before graduation.
    Get TWIC also.
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    TWIC® | Transportation Security Administration
    https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic
    Apply Complete the online application or you can complete the entire process in person at an application center.
    TWIC™ - Chicago Fingerprinting Enrollment Center
    HAZMAT Endorsement - Chicago Fingerprinting Enrollment Centertwic-chicago-fingerprinting-enrollment-center
    TSA – TWIC™ Chicago Fingerprinting Enrollment Center. What is TWIC? The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) is a common identification credential for all personnel requiring unescorted access to secure areas of the nation’s maritime transportation system -regulated facilities and vessels, and all mariners holding Coast Guard-issued credentials.
     
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    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Here's a decent refrigerated company that also has a Chicago terminal.
    Frozen Food Express - FFE
    https://www.ffeinc.com
    FFE is a leader in temperature controlled service with true LTL nationwide service.
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    Here's another one with 3 Illinois terminals and one is in Chicago. DOT will reimburse cdl school tuition back to you.
    Submit the short application on the website and a recruiter will contact you for an interview.
    Don't wait until you graduate; do it while still in school.
    Locations - Drive For Dot | Dot Transportation, Inc.
    https://drivefordot.com/about-dti/locations
    Across the U.S., Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) drivers work out of Dot Foods’ DCs as well as several terminals. To ensure our drivers receive maximum home time, we encourage you to live within a 100-mile radius of our distribution centers or terminals.
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    B. Carlson Truck - Galesburg IL
    bcarlsontruck.com
    No forced New York City.
    B. Carlson is a flatbed trucking company based out of Galesburg, IL that is actively looking to recruit new drivers and customers. Flatbed trucking company hiring CDL drivers.
     
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