What do people wish they knew before earning their CDL Class B (Manual)?

Here's what 4,541 CDL Class B (Manual) reviewers have answered when asked “What is the one thing you wish you knew before earning this certification?”

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“I got it sooner”

Aug. 21, 2019

“Class A would be needed more in my line of work”

Aug. 21, 2019

“To get my tanker and hazmat endorsements.”

Aug. 21, 2019

“That it would open up so many opportunities for me to advance in my career. I get offered better jobs now that I have a CDL even if the job doesn't require one”

Aug. 21, 2019

“I wish I would have did the class A CDL.”

Aug. 21, 2019

“The jobs are plentiful. Honestly, I wish I had of done it sooner. It has helped me earn more money and I now enjoy what I do!”

Aug. 21, 2019

“I wish I knew that it would still be valid 8 yrs later. I would have kept my original card.”

Aug. 21, 2019

“It cost a lot to keep. Cost extra for the air brake endorsement.”

Aug. 21, 2019

“The struggle of dealing with kids and teenagers.”

Aug. 21, 2019

“That working in public transit can be challenging and the vehicles are not always the cleanest depending on where you work. The hours can be inconvenient and inconsistent.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“I would have went ahead and got my class A CDL.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“I wish I knew more about truck driving.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“More about a car engine.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“Job opportunities.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“That I wish I would've gotten it a long time ago.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“I wish I had gotten Class A from the beginning. There are better paying jobs for Class A drivers.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“It would always offer me a way to support myself financially.”

Aug. 20, 2019

“I wish I had this certification sooner”

Aug. 20, 2019

“The different opportunities”

Aug. 20, 2019

“Wish I did my class A first”

Aug. 20, 2019
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