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ChickieMonster's Comment
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Here he is everybody!!

Trucking Truth, meet Theodore!

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He is a 2014 Kenworth T680 with 334000 miles. My new pride and joy!

Rob S.'s Comment
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Oh he's a handsome fellow!!!! Congratulations and we'll done.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Great!
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I had a 2014 T680, til last month when Swift swapped it out for a 2016 Cascadia. I want my 680 back! Waaaa!

The 680 is real nice. Manual or automatic?

Terminal Rat ( aka...J's Comment
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SWEET! Congratulations ChickieMonster!

JJ

ChickieMonster's Comment
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Don't know how that last picture got in there...

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He's an automatic. Love it too!

PSD:

Prime Student Driver

Prime Inc has a CDL training program and the first phase is referred to as PSD. You'll get your permit and then 10,000 miles of on the road instruction.

The following is from Prime's website:

Prime’s PSD begins with you obtaining your CDL permit. Then you’ll go on the road with a certified CDL instructor for no less than 75 hours of one-on-one behind the wheel training. After training, you’ll return to Prime’s corporate headquarters in Springfield, Missouri, for final CDL state testing and your CDL license.

Obtain CDL Permit / 4 Days

  • Enter program, study and test for Missouri CDL permit.
  • Start driving/training at Prime Training Center in Springfield, Missouri.
  • Work toward 40,000 training dispatched miles (minimum) with food allowance while without CDL (Food allowance is paid back with future earnings).

On-the-Road Instruction / 10,000 Miles

  • Train with experienced certified CDL instructor for 3-4 weeks in a real world environment.
  • Get 75 hours of behind-the-wheel time with one-on-one student/instructor ratio.
  • Earn 10,000 miles toward total 40,000 miles needed.
Errol V.'s Comment
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Looks like a bit of smile in the bumper there. Theodore likes you!

PSD:

Prime Student Driver

Prime Inc has a CDL training program and the first phase is referred to as PSD. You'll get your permit and then 10,000 miles of on the road instruction.

The following is from Prime's website:

Prime’s PSD begins with you obtaining your CDL permit. Then you’ll go on the road with a certified CDL instructor for no less than 75 hours of one-on-one behind the wheel training. After training, you’ll return to Prime’s corporate headquarters in Springfield, Missouri, for final CDL state testing and your CDL license.

Obtain CDL Permit / 4 Days

  • Enter program, study and test for Missouri CDL permit.
  • Start driving/training at Prime Training Center in Springfield, Missouri.
  • Work toward 40,000 training dispatched miles (minimum) with food allowance while without CDL (Food allowance is paid back with future earnings).

On-the-Road Instruction / 10,000 Miles

  • Train with experienced certified CDL instructor for 3-4 weeks in a real world environment.
  • Get 75 hours of behind-the-wheel time with one-on-one student/instructor ratio.
  • Earn 10,000 miles toward total 40,000 miles needed.
ChickieMonster's Comment
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Let's hope so Errol!

This day has been a bit of a pain. But I finally have my first load planned. I'll be grabbing a trailer from the yard early in the morning and heading to Urbana and Bolingbrook IL tomorrow! Not too excited about going to Chicago first thing but what can ya do?

For tonight we are hanging out in the truck at the terminal watching tv and mentally preparing for tomorrow!

New thread coming soon...

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Chris K.'s Comment
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Nice truck!! Congratulations!

Flatie C.'s Comment
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Wow you made it girl! I am proud of you! Thats a really sweet ride!!! Congrats!!

Gladhand's Comment
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Congrats! That truck looks awesome!

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