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    byersdad Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Jan 30, 2008, 09:34 AM
    Trucking jobs for felons
    I'm a resent grad from trucking school with a 7 year old felony I've applied to all of the major carriers with no results and the school is no help, were can I go now
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    George_1950 Posts: 3,099, Reputation: 236
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    Jan 30, 2008, 09:38 AM
    Circulate in your immediate area: all the towns in your county and neighboring counties. There are small trucking companies every where. If you are in an area with a chamber of commerce, go by there; it should give you a list of members. Also, check the yellow pages. Even if you aren't driving yet, you need a consistent work record because the trucking companies are going to verify your employment.
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    Jan 30, 2008, 09:40 AM
    Try the smaller mom and pop companies.
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    Apr 4, 2008, 01:21 PM
    I am a felon that moved from another state. After being out for only one year, I landed a local job driving dump trucks. One year later I graduated to 18 wheels with a local sod company. I relocated to Texas 10 months ago andhave been running all 48 states every since. Build a work base before trying to hit the road. Some recent work history really helps. Remember, sometimes you have to crawl before you run the road!
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    Fr_Chuck Posts: 81,304, Reputation: 7692

    Apr 4, 2008, 03:11 PM
    Yes, even great applicants don't always get on major firms to start, you start with local firms, wrecker companies, dump trucks, concrete trucks. And from that you work up

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