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    Newport, NC

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    Experienced Driver

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    3 years, 11 months ago

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Posted:  2 weeks, 1 day ago

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Dry van or flatbed

What do you all recommend Dry Van or Flatbed and why

It really is what you prefer. I have pulled reefer, flatbed, and van. Loved the flatbed side as keeps you fit and you can get a good workout. I pull a van now and do miss the flatbed days but don’t miss the rain and cold. Granted I did have all the protective gear.

Posted:  2 months, 4 weeks ago

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Best spot to mount your GPS?

I mounted mine on a bean bag mount that is pretty heavy and worked wonders.

Posted:  6 months, 3 weeks ago

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GOING BACK TO PRIME INC A REHIRE?

Has anyone gone back to Prime as a REHIRE? I drove last year March 2017 to August 2017 but left before my 1 year. My grandfather was in the hospital when I was on the road and I went home for a week but he passed away 2 days before my week was up Prime gave me another extension of a week but I'm Native American and participated in my tribes tradition for a passing family member I had to leave the night before his funeral it was either restart my TNT phase or get fired I had 500 miles left on my TNT phase and made the chose to leave and drive but only made it a week and quit. I know its a long story but I'm starting to miss the road and think about going back but worried me leaving would be used againts me further on. I have no negative comments about Prime and I understand it's part of the trucking universe you can't stay home forever but just reaching out for helpful advice. Thanks

I did the same dates as you and had to leave due to a family emergency. After 6 months gone I got he itch and came back of April of this year. I applied and talked to a recruiter and they put your app in front of a hiring board to say yes or no. As long as you left favorably you should be okay. I switched from reefer to flatbed and only had to do 15000 miles for training. Now I am having the time of my life. What is there to lose apply!

Posted:  6 months, 3 weeks ago

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North

I just don’t know how everyone that drives the northeastern routes does it. I went into Long Island today and then Connecticut. Wasted all 11 hours along with higher blood pressure. Traffic was horrible

Posted:  8 months, 2 weeks ago

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GPS and windows

Well I’ll sit here thinking, does any with FMCSCA Rule about the GPS is being in the window. One time I heard that it could not be attached To the window because it was in the line of sight. Does anyone know if this is true

Posted:  10 months ago

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Switching from reefer to flatbed at Prime

Thank you very much turtle that is what I needed to know

Posted:  10 months ago

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Switching from reefer to flatbed at Prime

I was wondering for all those that are with prime and flatbed how much is the startup cost.

Posted:  1 year, 5 months ago

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Need some help figuring this out

I did send a message to my Fm and he said thatnthe time could be adjusted without a problem.

Posted:  1 year, 5 months ago

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Need some help figuring this out

How far are you from the pick up location? Is the pickup a D/H or a live load? Does the RCVR have parking on site?

I am 4.8 miles from my shipper live load and no parking on site. I have ran over several scenarios.

Posted:  1 year, 5 months ago

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Need some help figuring this out

I have a load to pick up at 1300 today and can't show up early. Ha e to be there tomorrow at 0800. It is 643 mik es and I can only do 61. How can I do this, is it even possible. Thank you for help.

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Manassas vs and traffic

I for got to put I ha e 60miles.

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Manassas vs and traffic

It has been years since I have been in that area, I have a delivery at 1300 on Sunday. Does anyone recall what traffic is like around that area . I was going to leave where I an 1 hr 45 min early because I can I can I onot be 20 min early. Thank you for help

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Bolt cutters and truck stops

Got lucky they Had a tool to cut the wire. Made my day a little it easier, just have to get my tools at home which include hammers and bolt cutters...

Rick I agree with you harbor freight is a toy land for me..

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Murphy came to visit me this morning.

I know how you feel. Given a load that takes 10 hours to do and only have 9:53 left on my 11 hour, then pull I to a Petro and a trailer tire blows. Gotta love murphy

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Bolt cutters and truck stops

I was goimy to use them to cut the wire braided seal. Just not sure what else to use.

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Bolt cutters and truck stops

,Off the top of anyone's head do you know if truckstops cells bolt cutters I have not had a chance to get home And get my tools yet .

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Prime drivers fueling question

Sorry, off topic, but since this thread is a Prime topic; can we payroll deduct GPS from Springfield?? Thanks!

I was told by my fleet manager it Would-be deducted all at once

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Prime drivers fueling question

Thank you everyone for the advice e and heads up. I will remember this and put it in my knowledge book along with everything else. It really is helpful especially with all the new stuff on being solo.

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Prime drivers fueling question

I recently upgraded to solo and on the reefer side of the house. When I drop at my 90 and am done with that trip.and start with a new 01, my trainer instructed me that youj want 3/4 of a tank at least starting a new trip. The trick was he was lease and could fill up wherever, I am company. If I need to fill the reefer up and not the truck what do I do. I asked my fm and he stated run a macro 27 which doesn't make sense because it could put you 200 or so mil es away. Can someone please help as I am confused. Thank you for the help.

Posted:  1 year, 6 months ago

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Exciting Announcement! Four people in our forum have been promoted today!

I wanna wish all 4 of you Congratulations!!! That is what makes th is place so great.

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