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Reaper's Comment
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I am now officially a cdl class a holder working for prime!

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Rick S.'s Comment
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Again - don't normally do bananas - but for you...

Rick

Kevin H.'s Comment
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Congratulations Professor Farnsworth.

Tim F.'s Comment
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I am now officially a cdl class a holder working for prime!

Wow! It seems only a short time ago you were asking all those questions and battling with the in-laws. Congrats to you! There's no looking back from here. You now have a money making license for the rest of your life.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Old School's Comment
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Congratulations Reaper!

Man are we proud of you!

I know you're going to enjoy getting those pay checks. Hang in there TnT is no cake walk, but you've already proven you know how to handle yourself.

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

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.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Yay!!!! Whooo hook!!!

Tractor Man's Comment
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Whooo hook

Must be a Jersey thing, kinda like "Wiz Wit"?

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Cornelius A.'s Comment
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Inspection and inspection please become astar

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Whooo hook

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Must be a Jersey thing, kinda like "Wiz Wit"?

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Hahah. Go drive your rainbow trailer lol

Tractor Man's Comment
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Hahah. Go drive your rainbow trailer lol

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