Why I Quit Prime's TNT Program

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Yes I would love your help. I really wanna be the best driver I can be. What’s your email?

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BMI:

Body mass index (BMI)

BMI is a formula that uses weight and height to estimate body fat. For most people, BMI provides a reasonable estimate of body fat. The BMI's biggest weakness is that it doesn't consider individual factors such as bone or muscle mass. BMI may:

  • Underestimate body fat for older adults or other people with low muscle mass
  • Overestimate body fat for people who are very muscular and physically fit

It's quite common, especially for men, to fall into the "overweight" category if you happen to be stronger than average. If you're pretty strong but in good shape then pay no attention.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
ID Mtn Gal's Comment
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Yes I would love your help. I really wanna be the best driver I can be. What’s your email?

She had posted it further up in this post:

truckingalongfun@gmail.com

BK's Comment
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If u email.me.i will give u my phone number and give you an easy understanding of how to back. I used it on over 100 students. Both PSD and TNT.

I even have a Prime packet that discusses the macros, prime procedures, weights, tandems , policies. I have a discord group for Prime newbies so they can all help.each other 24/7. I have google maps of truck parking and hotels with truck parking.

Do you want help or do you just want to vent and complain? I can "train" you over the phone.

But YOU have to make a first step.

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Yes I would love your help. I really wanna be the best driver I can be. What’s your email?

Santoy, I hope you realize what a generous offer Kearsey is making. You have the opportunity to get one on one guidance from one of the very best drivers on the road. Plus her knowledge of the entire industry is amazing.

I wish I had had such an opportunity when I was getting started. Probably would have saved me a lot of grief.

Tandems:

Tandem Axles

A set of axles spaced close together, legally defined as more than 40 and less than 96 inches apart by the USDOT. Drivers tend to refer to the tandem axles on their trailer as just "tandems". You might hear a driver say, "I'm 400 pounds overweight on my tandems", referring to his trailer tandems, not his tractor tandems. Tractor tandems are generally just referred to as "drives" which is short for "drive axles".

Tandem:

Tandem Axles

A set of axles spaced close together, legally defined as more than 40 and less than 96 inches apart by the USDOT. Drivers tend to refer to the tandem axles on their trailer as just "tandems". You might hear a driver say, "I'm 400 pounds overweight on my tandems", referring to his trailer tandems, not his tractor tandems. Tractor tandems are generally just referred to as "drives" which is short for "drive axles".

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.

TNT:

Trainer-N-Trainee

Prime Inc has their own CDL training program and it's divided into two phases - PSD and TNT.

The PSD (Prime Student Driver) phase is where you'll get your permit and then go on the road for 10,000 miles with a trainer. When you come back you'll get your CDL license and enter the TNT phase.

The TNT phase is the second phase of training where you'll go on the road with an experienced driver for 30,000 miles of team driving. You'll receive 14¢ per mile ($700 per week guaranteed) during this phase. Once you're finished with TNT training you will be assigned a truck to run solo.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Aww thank u BK!

He did email. I did respond and offered my phone number and a link to my Discord for new Prime drivers. Havent heard from him since.

Wish he would call.

Offer is always there.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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"You've brought the horse to the water, now it's up to him to drink it" came to mind.....hahaha

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