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  1. Riffsimm

    Riffsimm New Recruit Driver US Army

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    Hello everyone.
    A little back ground. I have had my CDL A for 17 years, I have not been OTR for 5 years. I was working as a yard spotter and trailer tech.
    My wife is looking to get her CDL A or B. We are looking at teaming in a str8 truck. We are new empty nesters, so home time is not really an issue. We live in northeastern Indiana.
    Now for the questions.
    Are there any company's that would allow me to train her, I've heard of a 14hr team. Where they allow 1 driver to train the other who only has a permit. Until ready to test then go full team. Do they still do that, and if so what company's?
    What company's are good for new expedite teams.
    Thx for the info.
     
  2. Tobster317
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    Tobster317 Active Expediter Owner/Operator

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    I’m not sure what companies offer that at this time. If you have your CDL you can train her on a rented Penske str8 with 33k gross weight and take her to her testing site. Then you could train her while you are over the road with your experience. As far as companies, some of them offer different things so you will have to read up and see what works better for you guys as a team.
     
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    missymaggie New Recruit

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    Hi, just like Riffsimm I am also a newbie. Pardon me for being an intruder on your post.
     
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    Tobster317 Active Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Your not intruding. Welcome
     
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    Gear_Grinder Rookie Expediter Researching

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    Will be a newbie to here shortly in January hopefully. Getting cdl’s now. So hello.
     
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  6. Riffsimm

    Riffsimm New Recruit Driver US Army

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    Thx for the info,
    Another question. If you hired on with an owner, and get a 1099. Do you need to form an LLC ? And get a business name
     
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    BlindSquid Active Expediter Owner/Operator US Army

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    No
     
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    geo Veteran Expediter Charter Member Owner/Operator US Navy

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    just need to find a good tax accountant who knows trucking ,
    keep great records of everything you do on the road and with the truck, so at the end of year you don't have go and figure out what you did. keep by the week, than by month, and the end of year. so when you to see him with all other info , be easy to do your tax's
     
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    BlindSquid Active Expediter Owner/Operator US Army

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    My accountant is an H&R block taxcut CD.
     
  10. Worn Out Manager
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    Worn Out Manager Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator US Air Force

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    Be careful of financial advise here. We are all well intention, BUT, everybody and every state is a different situation. You are making a big investment in your future, don't sweat a couple hundred dollars up front and sit down with a CPA.

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    xmudman Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    Same here.


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