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Spencer Hastings's Comment
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Just a update their was a change of plans and i ended up at prime inc in Pennsylvania so far so good day one down i have my licence so just have to do 40.000 miles with a trainer then a upgrate. Today was boring paper paper and more paper drug test physical and aome cbt tomaro is smith system cbt and simulaters . Any advice from my fellow prime guys on the simulaters never used them before.? Thanks thats it for today day one down 13 people in my group and still have 13 looks like wegot a good group

Logan M.'s Comment
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Just a update their was a change of plans and i ended up at prime inc in Pennsylvania so far so good day one down i have my licence so just have to do 40.000 miles with a trainer then a upgrate. Today was boring paper paper and more paper drug test physical and aome cbt tomaro is smith system cbt and simulaters . Any advice from my fellow prime guys on the simulaters never used them before.? Thanks thats it for today day one down 13 people in my group and still have 13 looks like wegot a good group

When it comes to the simulator... its not like a truck. it makes some people dizzy because theres no real motion and the angles on the side are kind of weird. When backing it reacts very quick, make small turns of the wheel.

the depth perception isnt great either.

I believe since you havent been with a trainer yet youll get a list of tasks you have to complete such as shifting, turning, stopping, downshifting etc.

if you see an animal step on the fuel they literally would rather you speed up than slam on the brakes when it comes to hitting an animal on it. If it says your on an decline the jake is stronger than most jokes and will slow you down a lot, if you even need to use it.

It basically just sees if youre getting the basic concepts down.

Now its really all simple and not a big deal at all, make sure you dont call it a video game!

Spencer Hastings's Comment
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Just a update their was a change of plans and i ended up at prime inc in Pennsylvania so far so good day one down i have my licence so just have to do 40.000 miles with a trainer then a upgrate. Today was boring paper paper and more paper drug test physical and aome cbt tomaro is smith system cbt and simulaters . Any advice from my fellow prime guys on the simulaters never used them before.? Thanks thats it for today day one down 13 people in my group and still have 13 looks like wegot a good group

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When it comes to the simulator... its not like a truck. it makes some people dizzy because theres no real motion and the angles on the side are kind of weird. When backing it reacts very quick, make small turns of the wheel.

the depth perception isnt great either.

I believe since you havent been with a trainer yet youll get a list of tasks you have to complete such as shifting, turning, stopping, downshifting etc.

if you see an animal step on the fuel they literally would rather you speed up than slam on the brakes when it comes to hitting an animal on it. If it says your on an decline the jake is stronger than most jokes and will slow you down a lot, if you even need to use it.

It basically just sees if youre getting the basic concepts down.

Now its really all simple and not a big deal at all, make sure you dont call it a video game!

Thanks i will put a post up about it and my run with the simulater later on tonight thanks

Spencer Hastings's Comment
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Sorry i have hd a very busy few days So day 2 started with cbts and smith system and the skils test on the simulater i hated it lol but i did something right i got a 94% i couldnt look in the right screen made me dizzy also never floated gears but with the simulater thats the easiest way.

Day 3 started off with a litter mor cbts a benifits class and a class on qualcome and the safty featurs prime has lane sensor sensor for rollovers and a lot more. Then lunch then i had a meeting with a fleep manager about fuel and how things work then one with the maintance guy about auper singles and what too look for their a littler difrent then duels found out i got cleared today so tomarow o should find out who my trainer and fleet manager is .

Fleet Manager:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.
Ezcore's Comment
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I wish I could have started with Prime, but I stupidly told the recruiter I smoked weed a year ago and he told me that the minimum for that was a total of 3 years.

Oh well, it's hard for me to lie, and guys like me finish last. I would just call again and find a different recruiter but they have my name and information down I believe already.

Anyways hope you are doing good at school and having fun with Prime!

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