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  • Location:
    Indianapolis , IN

  • Driving Status:
    Company Driver In Training

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  • Joined Us:
    7 months ago

Guy B.'s Bio

51yrs old, looking to make the change to long-haul trucking!

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Posted:  1 week ago

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Third time is a charm!

Right on!

Posted:  1 week, 1 day ago

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Prime Time: Prime Inc CDL School July 2020 (Reefer)

Hey John! My recruiter told me pretty much weekly they're bringing in recruits.

Posted:  1 week, 6 days ago

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Prime Time: Prime Inc CDL School July 2020 (Reefer)

Thanks all! Kearsey, I'm subscribed to your YouTube channel, and also put you as a Driver Reference here as well!

Posted:  1 week, 6 days ago

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Prime Time: Prime Inc CDL School July 2020 (Reefer)

Thank you Old School!

Posted:  1 week, 6 days ago

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Prime Time: Prime Inc CDL School July 2020 (Reefer)

My entry is a recap of my time at Prime, in training for the CDL. Researched all the Mega's, had it whittled down, went with Prime due to the amount of positive reports across the Web. Had Roehl up there too, but really didn't want to learn on a manual, seeing how the industry is shifting away from them as is (no pun intended)....

Got to Springfield on 7/5, started Orientation 7/6. Was well prepared by the High Road program for my CLP, can't say enough about Brett and Co. putting that together! And then studied Daniel B's pre-trip. Watched Prime Inc Daniel's video's on YouTube to practice the pre-trip, sound on, then off, to simulate myself performing it. No Hippie Trucking's Prime Salt Lake City In-Cab was great as well. When you get here, the Instructors tell you not to watch any videos, but those helped me out big time. That being said, do any and everything the way your Instructors tell you to, like Dennis Hopper says in the movie ''SPEED": "DO NOT attempt to grow a brain!". Trust the process.

Accommodations were fine, one person per room (COVID), I found the food to be more than edible in the Campus Inn cafeteria. Everyone overall really friendly, approachable, spirit of succeeding is in the air. Fast friendships made, very similar to Military basic training. Many experienced Drivers would wish you well in passing.

The few days prior to being 'badged' go by fast, thought the Simulator was cool, if not altogether realistic. Anything to get the feet wet. Then off to the Training Pad, to get to the heart of it all.

My trainer's name is Mike, he was one of 2019's Top Trainers, found that out looking through Prime's YouTube channel, great guy, really laid it down and showed me and the other Trainee on his truck what we needed to do. After some mental fumbles, had me backing better than I had imagined I would, so quickly. Then out for some driving around the area, from Orientation to behind the wheel in no time. Not rushed, felt comfortable with the progression.

Began "PSD" training 7/10, tested out today, and Trifecta'd, joining Rob D, Mitchell and the many others! Now, awaiting my ''TNT'' trainer.

All in all, Prime Inc. is a 'prime time' organization, very happy with the decision to come here!

Posted:  2 weeks, 6 days ago

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Traning w/ Prime Inc.

With a nod to Rod 'Andy' D--''Salvation Lies Within''.

You rocked it!

Posted:  3 weeks, 3 days ago

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In Private Trucking School

Third time's the charm! You can do it!

Posted:  1 month ago

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New trucker???

Honest assessment of a big leap, and great to see from other posts you're out there churning out the miles!

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Prime Refrigerated - Springfield, Missouri - Spring 2020

Great seeing the update, and you are CRUSHING these TNT miles!!

Posted:  1 month, 1 week ago

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Zero to Class A: Joining Swift during COVID-19. (Kansas City location)

You couldn't have picked a better resource than this one, best of luck on your journey!

Posted:  1 month, 3 weeks ago

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Traning w/ Prime Inc.

God Speed to you Travis!

Posted:  1 month, 4 weeks ago

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Prime Flatbed; Springfield, Missouri; Spring 2020

"Andy Dufresne - who crawled through a river of sh** and came out clean on the other side."

Great updates, hilarious avatar change! You're flying along, be in your own Rig in no time!

Your 'S.C.R.A.P.E.' acronym is very helpful as well!

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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My CFI training tale and solo truck assignment.

Wow! Gotta be uphill from here!

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Starting with Roehl on Monday

When you apply to Roehl, they just slot you where they need someone? Can you apply to a specific Division?

Posted:  2 months, 2 weeks ago

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Started Training with KLLM

Appreciate you sharing your journey!

Posted:  3 months, 2 weeks ago

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Not sure what the next step is

Wild-Bill, I'm not in the Game yet, but one thing I think of is...you're kinda stuck with the contract, breaking it could be costly. And if you can make it through this 1st year, certainly (hopefully!!) these tough times will have passed, you'll have the experience that you'll need to look for other opportunities. You've been an inspiration to many with your Training Diary, and look to be on your way to being a kick ass Freight Hauler!

Posted:  3 months, 2 weeks ago

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When can I get my CDL permit????

Hey Matt-have you taken the DOT physical already as well?

Posted:  3 months, 2 weeks ago

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Prime Refrigerated - Springfield, Missouri - Spring 2020

Thank you Mitchell for bringing us along on this journey, sounds like you're just about to knock this out of the park and get that CDL!

Posted:  3 months, 2 weeks ago

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Western express

Nice diary Mike, good to hear positive stories associated with Western Express, and the solid Trainer you have.

Posted:  3 months, 3 weeks ago

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Prime Flatbed; Springfield, Missouri; Spring 2020

Rob (Mc)D's training diary-I'm Lovin' It!

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