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Pre Trip Inspection – Pass it Quick and Easy

By big-rig-admin | CDL Licensing

pre trip inspection

​CDL Pre-trip Inspection Test Quick Navigation CDL Pre-trip Inspection TestWhat part of testing does the Pre Trip inspection test fall underWhat is the reason for a Pre-Trip inspection?What will I do during a Pre-Trip Inspection?CDL Pre-Trip Inspection DiagramCDL Pre-Trip Inspections – The BasicsVideo 1 – Pre-trip inspectionPre-trip inspection video notes:Video 2 – Pre-trip InspectionPre-trip Inspection […]

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Best CDL Study Guide

By big-rig-admin | Trucker Gear Review

Best CDL study guide for passing the permit testReviews and Top Picks for 2017So you want to pass the CDL permit test with the least stress possible? Well you have come to the right place as we review the 3 best CDL study guides for passing the permit test with ease.Quick Comparison of 2017’s Best […]

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What is a DOT Physical

By big-rig-admin | CDL Licensing

what is a dot physical

​​​What is a D.O.T. physical? This article will go in depth on what a D.O.T. physical is, who needs one, and what the exam consists of.So, what exactly is a D.O.T. physical?A D.O.T. physical is an exam which leads to obtaining medical certification recognized by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (A branch of the Department […]

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cdl skills test cone layout

By big-rig-admin | CDL Licensing

cdl skills test cone layout

CDL Skills Test Cone Layout​So, when taking the CDL skills test, how do you know the layout of the course? That is exactly what we are going to cover in this article.The CDL skills test consists of the following: Straight Line Backing Offset backing either Left or Right Parallel Parking either Drivers side or Conventional […]

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Becoming a Truck Driver book review

By big-rig-admin | Trucker Gear Review

Book Review – Becoming A Truck Driver Presentation This book was presented in an understandable fashion following the typical career progression through school, job types, first employer and dealing with career ups and downs. Content Excellent content! The author shares his vast experience through oftentimes hilarious descriptions that will have you laughing, empathizing and shaking […]

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CDL Skills Test backing techniques

By big-rig-admin | CDL Licensing

cdl skills test backing techniques

​CDL Skills Test – Backing Techniques​One important aspect of your CDL testing is the CDL skills test. After obtaining your permit you need to complete training and be tested on the CDL skills test and also the CDL road test. Key elements of your skills test is pre-trip inspections and backing maneuvers. This article will […]

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The Tractor Trailer Book

By big-rig-admin | Trucker Gear Review

Book Review – The Tractor Trailer Book Presentation This book was presented in an orderly fashion with the Author delivering content as structured by a routine driving day. Presentation was organized. Content Comprehensive coverage of day to day driving activities. Mostly geared towards local drivers, but gems throughout for all. Good content and materials. Value […]

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