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  1. Michael B

    Michael B New Recruit Driver

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    Hi!
    I m a car hauler and I want to quit, I wanna buy a medium straight truck(non cdl) and work for me.
    I just wanna know how i can figure how much i can earn per mile, i can t acces the the load boards and I couldn’t find a dispatcher to have a word with him before i m going to invest some pennies.
    For truck-trailer right now the prices are up and the owners are makeing the big money. I m wondering if you have a non cdl straight truck....you can find good loads?

    Any advises?
     
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    BigStickJr Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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    Why non CDL ?
    What kind of income do you need ?
    What kind of income do you want ?
    Annually.
    A car hauler used to be the top of the food chain in trucks.
     
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    Given his age and location and also looking at non cdl... i am guessing his experience is in 2 to 3 car hauling on a 5th wheel flatbed behind a pickup ... JMO

    another day .. another bowl of Popcorn
     
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  4. Michael B

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    Non CDL because i don t have a CDL DL, maybe I will go to school in the future to take one but for now... non cdl.
    i need over 70k profit...

    BigStickJrBigStickJr you're perfectly right... 3 cars with a pickup truck
     
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    No need for a school for a cdl-b.
     
  6. Michael B

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    and how i take that? just a simple exam?
     
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    Simple yes if you study


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    Go to your local licencing agency, get the cdl-b book, study and test.
     
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    BigStickJr Veteran Expediter Retired Expediter

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    How long was the trl ?
    A long wedge requires CDL and logbook.
    And I’m surprised nobody commented on the $70,000 needed.
    I don’t see that for a solo in an under CDL straight.
     
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    Yea he is dreaming for 70g a yr


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  11. BigStickJr

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    If you make 70g doing a three car, and your boss is getting rich, I’d say go buy a 3 car.

    He’ll, I ought to look into a 3 car.
    Nice retirement job.
     
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  12. Michael B

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    thank you guys
     
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