PRIME 30,000-40,000 Miles Or Local Trucking School?? For CDL OTR Or Local??

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Hi RainyD, Thanks again for all your helpful information.... Today i was driving around town and looked at my phone noticed i missed a call from Springfield, MO... So i know my recruiter is trying to call me at-least? Anyways i called her back but went to voice mail and so i hope i hear from her again tomorrow.. Anyways the information you posted would be a good idea to study it correct? for test reasons correct at Prime??

Thank You

HI!!! Definitely do the High Road Training Program. Study the information and do not memorize the question/answer. Many questions are word.for word, however, you could come to a question that has slightly different wording and not understanding the material or the reasoning could mess you up

High Road CDL Training Program

I took the written test on paper and each question had 4 answers. i went through them all and skipped the ones i wasn't sure of. Often the answers are in later questions. Eliminating two answers gives you better odds of guessing the correct one.

For the Pre trip, check.out Apex driving Schools pretrip video. The parts are all the same, just in different places. So if you know how to identify the brake chamber on the Volvo, it is the same part as on the Pete, just might be in a different position. This is actually really a great way to learn it.

As for recruiting, they were probably limited due to the holidays. DMVs and offices that do background checks were probably closed. Give it a couple days and see what happens. If you don't get a response, call Angela Gomez in recruiting. Rainys not.my real name so she wont know me lol

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.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

G-Town's Comment
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Dee Guido asks:

Anyways the information you posted would be a good idea to study it correct? for test reasons correct at Prime??

Absolutely, yes!

As follows: High Road CDL Training Program

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.
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