Profile For Brent the bee man

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Brent the bee man's Bio

Small town California boy grew up a beekeepers son. Still trying to keep the dream alive on the side, but after 9 years of marriage and a brand new daughter i need something a little more steady and reliable so im taking a shot at trucking. I love camping, dove hunting, and fishing. Huge Dallas Cowboys/nfl, mma, and texas hold'em fan. Thats pretty much me.

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Posted:  2 years, 2 months ago

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Need advice about prime (physical)

After 3 trips to the Dr. In 3 months i have lost 15 lbs and my blood pressure has came down enough to pass the physical at my local office๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜. I have recieved my 2 year med card! In the last 3 months i was accepted into knight transportation, i think i want to stick with prime but im on the fence. Anyway my next question is my bmi is still high so will these companies make me do a sleep study or will my current medcard be sufficient?

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Need advice about prime (physical)

I just want to thank everyone for being so helpful from tips on quick fixes to advise on holding off and doing things better. For my safety and everyone elses on the road I have decided to hold off on my training until i get this thing under control. It would kill me if i had trouble on the road and hurt some innocent people. I am very upset with this decision because i have studied hard and put about 2 months of thought into doing this, but i believe this is the right thing to do. Again thanks guys.

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Need advice about prime (physical)

Thank you for the information guys. I'm going to have to take this by the horns now. Im going to do a few more readings and if its lower i will jump in my car and make the 1800 mile trip. If it looks like its close or over i will call my recruiter and give her the bad news.

Posted:  2 years, 5 months ago

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Need advice about prime (physical)

Hey guys! I ve done some searching around but haven't seen what im looking for. So I'm all set for orientation with prime on 10/03/2016. Ive been studying for a few weeks and feel very confident i can pass the written exam but not sure about the physical. I have never had any trouble health wise but i never go to the doctor either. I checked my blood pressure at the store the other day and it was 136/84. Then i found out my father in law has a tester so i checked my blood pressure with his machine and the results were 142/92 so now im worried about the physical. My question is will i be sent home for anything over 140/90? Or do they give a one year card if it is barely over? On a completely different note. I read on this site prime trainees are required to obtain a hazmat endorsement, but when i talked to my recruiter she assured me I will not have to get that endorsement. Then she sends me an email and in the flyer it says Prime requires Hazmat and tanker endorsements. I have studied all of the areas that she outlined and have about 3 weeks reading the book and taking test without working Hazmat. Should I start cramming on Hazmat right before orientation?

Posted:  2 years, 6 months ago

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Video of my Lightweight Truck

I received orientation papers today, from Heather who is my prime recruiter. I seen prime offers a lightweight truck for a few more cpm and wondered if i would take the opportunity should it present itself. After seeing the video I see no reason I would pass on it. Lets just hope I make it that far. Thank you for the informative video.

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