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    6 years, 6 months ago

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Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Question about pre-trip exam.

When you take the exam for the pre-trip, do they say, "Show me what you know". And then it's up to you where to start. Or will the examiner ask for you to show them each item ( example: show me the dip stick, now show me the alternator.)

I've heard everyone has to explain certain areas of the truck, and then the examiner will ask you 1 of 3 areas of the truck.

Much thanks for any advise. ( I'm in SLC, 1st day of orientation tomorrow at 7am)

Kenny

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Yet Another Prime Training Diary

Hi Lynn, I'm heading to Prime SLC this monday for my training. I too am worried about the backing up, and shifting up and down. From what I read here on this website, Prime wants us to succeed, and I'm sure they will work with us with anything we need help with. It is nerve-wrecking and exciting at the same time.

Good luck Lynn!

Does anyone know if Prime SLC has the simulators?

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Why do so many people get booted out of trucking? This is why...

I used your training program, and I passed with tanker. So much better than falling asleep to the Oregon CDL manual. ( which I did read through it a few times)

Love this site, so glad you and your moderators are here.

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Fires!! in Oregon

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Wow! I just might pay my own ticket to fly over to SLC. Thanks peoples for the info.

This is such a great site!

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Have you followed up with Prime in regards to the situation? If you choose to fly, they may help with some of the cost towards the plane ticket.

Yes, they will cover up to a certain amount. I see it as getting a discount on my plane ticket to a company who is willing to train me for a career that I don't know anything about. I like to think of myself as a person who will do whatever it takes to get the job done. I am excited for my new adventure to this lifestyle. ( I do realize that it will be difficult in the beginning and challenging at times for the rest of my life)

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Fires!! in Oregon

Wow! I just might pay my own ticket to fly over to SLC. Thanks peoples for the info.

This is such a great site!

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Fires!! in Oregon

Does anyone have any idea when the Hwy I-84, northern Oregon, will open up for traffic? I was on my way from Eugene to Salt Lake City on a Greyhound for Prime. Showed up to Portland terminal and they tell me that it is closed. Rode the Greyhound back to Eugene and will try next Sunday evening. Can the clean-up take even more time to wait?

Thanks

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Boy it's smokey around here.

The skies are full of smoke, and the day is orange.

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Heading to Prime SLC

Just took my written test with Tanker. Passed. Derek is sending my bus ticket and leaving Eugene to Salt Lake City on the 10th, or 11th.

Life on the road!! I'm so excited.

Posted:  6 years, 5 months ago

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Is this normal??

Waiting for him to be in an accident, you need to be at home? You can take your cell phone anywhere.

Also, usually when someone is worried about what you're doing ( like flirting or cheating), chances are he might be doing it himself. You didn't say anything about cheating, but food for thought. Maybe try going out on the road with him as a passenger.

It sounds to me he is way over the line. Good luck in which ever direction you take.

Posted:  6 years, 6 months ago

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Application Denied

My guess it was Palmer, very attractive company to work for but it appears they like to Hand Pick their Students. They are a bit on the smaller size and yes I am hoping to get on with them but not really putting much stock in them as they get tons of applications and class sizes are usually less than 8 to 10, sometimes as few as 1 to 3.

Yes, Palmer. The two gals that I spoke with were so wonderful. They did warn me that it was extremely competitive getting on there. I'm not sure if I heard them correctly, but I want to say they get over 1000 applicants each week and yes, they only bring in something like 4 to 6 people in per week.

Lucky Life, if you guessed them right off the bat, then I don't feel so bad for not getting in there. I'm very green in the trucking industry and I had no idea that Palmer was that attractive.

Good luck guys!

Kenny

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