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CDL or Bust: Parallel Parking and Pre-trip Inspections

Instructor Bob Cross works with student Joey Wilson on parallel parking, and students spend time on pre-trip inspections on Day 8 of #CDLorBust. More at CDLorBust.com. (Video by John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

August 31, 2016

CDL or Bust: Joey Wilson Jr. on His Road Trip Adventure

Joey Wilson Jr. recaps his first #CDLorBust trip out on the road when the training truck wouldn't start up at a fuel station. Transport Topics reporter David Elfin interviews him on Day 8. More at CDLorBust.com.

August 31, 2016

CDL or Bust: Ryan Strange Reflects on First Half of Course

Ryan Strange talked with Transport Topics' David Elfin about his progress toward getting a CDL after Day 8 of the 16-day course. Read more at CDLorBust.com.

August 31, 2016

CDL or Bust: Wayne Meenach's Newfound Respect for Truckers

After two days of practicing in a big rig, Wayne Meenach says getting a CDL isn't easy and he has a greater respect for the men and women who haul America's goods. Hear his audio interview with Transport Topics' David Elfin and read more at CDLorBust.com.

August 30, 2016

CDL or Bust: Jason Horton on Coaching Role

Jason Horton talks about the encouragement he gave to #CDLorBust students who didn't get their permits on their first try in this audio interview with Transport Topics' David Elfin. More at CDLorBust.com.

August 30, 2016

CDL or Bust: With a Second Effort, Teddy Flener Jr. Scores a Permit

Teddy Flener Jr. recounts the steps he took to get his CDL permit on his second try, and the #CDLorBust students' first efforts in a truck cab on Day 6 interview with Transport Topics' David Elfin. More at CDLorBust.com.

August 29, 2016

CDL or Bust, Day 6: Students Jump in a Truck for the First Time

The seven students we are following in our #CDLorBust course practiced backing and shifting maneuvers on Day 6 of the 16-day course. More at CDLorBust.com (Video by John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

August 29, 2016

CDL or Bust: Studying Pays Off for Russell Durgasingh

Russell Durgasingh had to put in some extra studying, but it paid off in a successful re-try for his CDL permit, our #CDLorBust student tells TT's David Elfin in this Day 6 interview. More at CDLorBust.com

August 29, 2016

CDL or Bust: Anna Basham's Head Start

Anna Basham has some subtle advantages over her #CDLorBust classmates who are trying to earn a CDL. She tells Transport Topics' David Elfin about them in this Day 5, Aug. 26 interview. More at CDLorBust.com.

August 26, 2016

CDL or Bust: Strange Days Indeed for Ryan

Ryan Strange was all geared up to take his CDL permit test on Thursday, but it didn't happen. He recaps the development in this chat with Transport Topics' David Elfin. Get the update on his retake at CDLorBust.com.

August 26, 2016

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