Profile For Joshua P.

Joshua P.'s Info

  • Location:
    Bristol, CT

  • Driving Status:
    Experienced Driver

  • Social Link:
    Joshua P. On The Web

  • Joined Us:
    3 years, 10 months ago

Joshua P.'s Bio

Hey my name is Josh Im a lease operater with Prime Inc. Im living the life of traveling the country and facing the day by day challenges because I like a little challenge every now and then. So guide me though the step by step process to a rewarding lifestyle that I will conquer to retirement. Stay safe out there.

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Posted:  1 year ago

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17 freightliner cascadia evolution airline leak

Did you check your gladhand seals? He may have accidentally knocked one (or both) out when he hooked his wrecker's/rotator's airlines up to your rig, and stored yours during the tow.

It still leaks even when bobtail. But they are fine.

Posted:  1 year ago

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17 freightliner cascadia evolution airline leak

Good day to all, I have a 2017 freightliner cascadia evolution with slow air leak somewhere but cant find the source. I broke down one day and had to be towed, the wrecker driver had bypassed the airlines so he can hook to his air system. This leak problem started after this tow and getting worse little by little. So here's my question where is the bypass outlet/line where wreckers tie in?

Posted:  1 year, 2 months ago

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Prime inc. Tanker division

Thank you, you provided good info here. I'll keep digging for info.

Posted:  1 year, 3 months ago

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Prime inc. Tanker division

What's going on everyone, I currently haul reefer foods for prime inc. What's the going rate for lease operators, as well as mileage training and whether it's a regional or otr style routes? Never hauled tanker before so I'd like to know the basics before trying it out. Thanks.

Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Apu issues...

I did check the engine on/ off switch and its on. UPDATE now the unit has no power, its got to be an electrical problem somewhere. Saw that the didplay flickered and went out. I had the truck for a year and a half the ubit has about 3.5k hours on it. Going to Springfield anyways just got to survive a couple more days. Been driving nights so id be asleep all day where shops are open.

Posted:  1 year, 9 months ago

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Apu issues...

Whats going on everyone, i have a problem with my apu. Its a thermoking tripac evolution and it does not start or crank, it recieves power and not kicking off any codes. The fans that are controlled by the apus control panel will not turn on either. I have tried resetting it, checked wireing and fluids and found nothing. Anyone had this problem before that found a solution? Anything ideas will help thanks.

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Hard braking event

I got two hard breaks one i almost missed a turn and second a light changing red, both times were empty now both times there was nobody in front of me so when my dm pulled it up, what you have to say would be plausible. So if you get a bs event they can look it up on the computer, prime has a line graph showing the speed, following distance and other vehicle speed as the second line, that will say alot and can prove your story. Also if you have a dashcam you can show your company the footage in your own defense.

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Prime Inc. Deadheading

Year and 4 months

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Got pulled over!

Joshua P says...

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I only used it when out of hours...

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Wait, what? In your original post you never mentioned being out of hours. Were you in fact out of hours when you off-duty drove to the truck stop? If so, there's no gray area there. That's a clear violation.

Have you ever used od driving? Have you seen the qc message that comes up when you use it? My original post was mentioning using od driving based on that message, i even showed the trooper the message and he never heared of it. Now the recent post i mentioned when im out of hours i used it when empty. To add to it i was not on a load and had to vacate the property. I no longer use od driving at all not even on the way home, ill go into violation before i use it. The trooper did mention that if you have no hours to drive and the shipper or reciever tells you to leave, they will be held liable.

Posted:  1 year, 10 months ago

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Prime Inc. Deadheading

Ok im not the only one then. I dont like dh from CT to OH because usually im not on a load so i drive the shift just to get around Toledo to wait for a load so its more of a waste of a day to me but at least i get paid for the miles when my assignment is recieved. I am a lease op so fuel also comes into play as well as im coming out of home time and the dh is my first run.

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Prime Inc. Deadheading

For more than one occasion ive been deadheaded from the northeast to Toledo,OH. Has this happend to any body else?

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Got pulled over!

I only used it when out of hours going from receiver to place to park while empty. Prime said its legal, tropper said its not so now i do not use it all exept bobtail at home, i dont even use it when i drop trailer and en route home.

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Completed my first full year with Prime Inc.

Congrats, thats one year down and plenty to go! My anniversary was august 1st and it blew by. Keep on rolling, keep the rubber side down, and keep earning that paper

Posted:  1 year, 11 months ago

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Got pulled over!

Wow, alot of replys. I posted this almost a year ago and havent checked or been to this site since then. Well to put it short the outcome was a $218 fine for false logs that i paid during my court visit last march and i was on my way. To answer rainy's question citations said "your on your own" because the moving violation. This occured on i64 on the downgrade 45mph zone and i was doing about 55. Some one asked what traveling unreasonably fast ment, it means that your driving 1-15 mph over the posted limit and speeding is 15+ over posted limit. Dont quote me on the exact numbers but its somthing like that. But thats based of CT laws not WV so i call it unreasonably fast. Btw sorry for the super late post need to visit these forums more often again.

Posted:  2 years, 10 months ago

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Got pulled over!

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I got pulled over by WV trooper the other day for traveling unreasonably fast but the cop gave me a break on that, so the real issue is when he looked at my logs. Ill cut to the chase and say i got a citation for false logs for using off duty driving for reasons other than personal use. Im lucky i didnt get put out of service. Now, Prime claims that you can use off duty driving to find parking near by to reset after all freight has been delivered and waiting on reload. The trooper claims thats illegal. So i want to know is it legal to use off duty driving to find a truckstop or other parking place to wait for a reload when the reciever doesnt allow truck parking? Like i said PRIME INC. ALLOWS THIS only when empty and finding parking for reset and waiting for reload.

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Sounds like you're doing work, so would be illegal. But, can't you just say you delivered a load and decided to go get something to eat and therefore, it's personal use?

By what the trooper said, not with a trailer connected. Personal use is all done while bobtailing.

Posted:  2 years, 10 months ago

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Got pulled over!

I got pulled over by WV trooper the other day for traveling unreasonably fast but the cop gave me a break on that, so the real issue is when he looked at my logs. Ill cut to the chase and say i got a citation for false logs for using off duty driving for reasons other than personal use. Im lucky i didnt get put out of service. Now, Prime claims that you can use off duty driving to find parking near by to reset after all freight has been delivered and waiting on reload. The trooper claims thats illegal. So i want to know is it legal to use off duty driving to find a truckstop or other parking place to wait for a reload when the reciever doesnt allow truck parking? Like i said PRIME INC. ALLOWS THIS only when empty and finding parking for reset and waiting for reload.

Posted:  3 years, 2 months ago

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Passed!

Thanks everyone for the congrats,stay safe, keep truckin

Posted:  3 years, 2 months ago

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Passed!

Hey that's awesome man! Congrats!

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thank-you.gif brett!

Posted:  3 years, 2 months ago

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Passed!

Congratulations now comes the hunt for the jobs (release the hounds haha)

I got one at Prime Inc.

Posted:  3 years, 2 months ago

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Passed!

Im now a CDL holder! Thank you shot out to Brett for providing the high road program, all the instructers at Prime and my trainer. On to the TNT training, let the adventures begine!

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