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Diver Driver's Comment
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That's the school I went to. Are you in R.K. (using initials instead of name) class ?

I really hope they have the kinks worked out of that class.

Just remember, it's only school. You'll learn more once you hire in with your company

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I talked to RK today. He's more of an instructor supervisor than an instructor, that's why I didn't know an "instructor" with the initials RK.

It was kinda funny because I was talking to him about recruiter visits and for some reason he decided to show me a plaque he recently received in the mail. It was from TMC and he told me that was from a former student of his that was a DIVER! I laughed about it and told him I knew you from here!

Small world!

That plaque wasn't from me. Lol. I work at Prime. There are a lot of us out here though.

Tastebuds's Comment
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That's the school I went to. Are you in R.K. (using initials instead of name) class ?

I really hope they have the kinks worked out of that class.

Just remember, it's only school. You'll learn more once you hire in with your company

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I talked to RK today. He's more of an instructor supervisor than an instructor, that's why I didn't know an "instructor" with the initials RK.

It was kinda funny because I was talking to him about recruiter visits and for some reason he decided to show me a plaque he recently received in the mail. It was from TMC and he told me that was from a former student of his that was a DIVER! I laughed about it and told him I knew you from here!

Small world!

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That plaque wasn't from me. Lol. I work at Prime. There are a lot of us out here though.

Ahh, ok, he must have mixed you up with someone else. He did, however, specifically remember a student that had been a diver.

Tastebuds's Comment
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I haven't updated this diary for good reason, but now that I'm completely done with the school, I need to close it out. Remember that "scheduling snafu" I mentioned earlier? Well, it snowballed and became a major issue with training. Basically, my entire time in school became a unique experience in that they will NOT have another night class from 3 to 11 pm again with a couple of students coming in between 6 and 7 after working all day. This led to some major changes coming down the pipeline that have not been fully fleshed out, so there is no way for me to know what the training will be like from here on out. I will say a couple things about the school, though. First, I paid to get trained enough to get a CDL , done. Second, the school has great equipment for training. They have '08 Peterbilts with roughly 60k miles on them. For trailers, they have a couple boxes, a flatbed, and a tanker. The facilities are adequate and improvements are planned to make them better. The instructors I dealt with were phenomenal!

That's about as positive as I can be! There were some negatives, as usual, but I'd rather not get into them due to said changes in the works and I have no way to know how those changes will affect the training.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Diver Driver's Comment
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So you finished, and got your CDL ?

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Tastebuds's Comment
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So you finished, and got your CDL ?

Yes sir! I passed my driving test last Saturday and got my CDL and certificate on Monday. I leave Saturday for Prime orientation in Springfield, MO.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Diver Driver's Comment
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So you finished, and got your CDL ?

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Yes sir! I passed my driving test last Saturday and got my CDL and certificate on Monday. I leave Saturday for Prime orientation in Springfield, MO.

Well, allow me to be the first to say it then....

"Welcome to Prime."

Good luck to you

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Tastebuds's Comment
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So you finished, and got your CDL ?

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Yes sir! I passed my driving test last Saturday and got my CDL and certificate on Monday. I leave Saturday for Prime orientation in Springfield, MO.

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Well, allow me to be the first to say it then....

"Welcome to Prime."

Good luck to you

Thanks!

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Diver Driver's Comment
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Make sure you keep us posted on your adventure.

Tastebuds's Comment
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Diver Driver pleads:

Make sure you keep us posted on your adventure.

Yeah, I've been wanting to. I think I finally found the time!

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