Prime Application

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Lynn H.'s Comment
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Back in December I was so excited when I decided to do this that I applied for Prime and got numerous call backs from the recruiter guy right away. Woohoo! But then I realized that, realistically, certain things needed to be resolved and wrapped up before I can leave home. I left a message for him, expressed gratitude for the call backs, and said I would contact him when ready.

At last I'm close to true readiness but wonder if I should fill out a new application online since its been so long? I don't even think I have the recruiter's number anymore. I had saved it for a while but think I deleted it by accident.

Tastebuds's Comment
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Call Prime and tell them what happened and why. It doesn't sound like what you did is a big deal and they'll advise you on what to do.

Penny's Comment
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They had me fill out a new application when I finished school. No big deal. I called and talked to the recruiter and he emailed me a link that I used. Most of the info was already there and I just needed to add what had changed

Lynn H.'s Comment
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Thank you. I'm probably not the first person who realized they had a few more things to wrap up at home before they go on the road.

Penny's Comment
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Oh no doubt.

My school was night school and took four months. They wanted something more current so just had me fill one out when I got my CDL.

I filled it out Saturday and on Monday I had been approved and set a date for orientation.


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.
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