On Way To Prime In Springfield MO

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Brian E.'s Comment
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I have been stuck in St Louis for many hours. This Ice Storm is no fun

Tastebuds's Comment
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I have been stuck in St Louis for many hours. This Ice Storm is no fun

I hear you. I'm about to get on my bus heading up there. Orientation won't start until Tuesday, but I was asked if I could show up a day and half early due to the ice storm. Good luck, maybe we'll run into each other there!

Jason G.'s Comment
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I am headed to Springfield for Wil-Trans orientation. But am stuck in Nashville because of the weather in MO also. Hope to get there by tomorrow night because orientation is Monday.

Wil-Trans:

Darrel Wilson bought his first tractor in 1980 at age 20, but, being too young to meet OTR age requirements, he leased the truck out and hired a driver.

Through growth and acquisition, Wil-Trans now employs over 200 drivers, and has a long-standing partnership with Prime, Inc. to haul their refrigerated freight. The family of businesses also includes Jim Palmer Trucking and O & S Trucking.

Turtle's Comment
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I'm part way through my Prime TNT phase. Springfield orientation was a blast. Study up for that permit lol.Good luck to all of you!

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 14ยข 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.

Turtle's Comment
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I'll actually be back there in a week or so when my trainer goes back for a cpl days. Maybe I'll run into yall.

Jason G.'s Comment
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Did you get there yet Brian? Waited all night at Greyhound in Nashville then stuck in st. Louis now they say for at least 12-24 hours. Guess trucking companies are used to this stuff. Normally instead being late for anything. But when it's out of my control and have let them know, guess it's all gonna be just fine.

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