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    chasjj Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    #1

    Jul 30, 2007, 08:31 AM
    Truck driving
    I am trying to get into truck driving but I have a
    Felony on my record.
    Can someone tell me if there is a school that will
    Take me in or a company that will take a chance on
    Me

    HELP!! :( :( :(
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    Jul 30, 2007, 09:08 AM
    Hello chasjj:

    Truck driving is a perfect job for a felon. The schools don't care. All they want is your money, and I'm sure that you can get a CDL with a felony. Getting a job, however, might pose a problem. But, most truckers own their own rig, and you can too. Then, being a felon won't matter.

    excon
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    Jul 30, 2007, 11:33 AM
    Driving truck
    I am thinking about renting a truck and working
    Driving straght trucks can I make any money at this
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    Jul 30, 2007, 12:48 PM
    Being a felon will matter if you take a load across the border. You will not be allowed in. I work for a trucking/courier service and we have felons working for us. We just do not send them across the border.
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    Jul 30, 2007, 12:57 PM
    We sometimes rent trucks where I work, and yes we make money off them. The problem is to find customers with only 1 truck. Also you need to find out what small trucking companies are charging per mile and what they are getting for fuel surcharge. So that you can be competivie with your prices. If I were you I would make myself available on the weekends. That way you would be more than likely to get some good runs.
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    Curlyben Posts: 18,488, Reputation: 1859
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    Jul 30, 2007, 01:05 PM
    >Two threads merged<
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    Jun 28, 2012, 12:04 AM
    I have a felony that happen 9-17-04.I did 18 months probation that the onlything on my record.and I would like to go to truck driving school to become a good truck driver.if someone would please give me a chance to go to truck driving school please can I get some help please
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    Sep 13, 2012, 11:33 PM
    I have a class a cdl and looking for a truck driving job. Can someone help me get a job with felonies.

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