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Turtle's Comment
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Had no doubt from the start. Congratulations Michael!

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FreakTrain's Comment
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Congrats Michael!

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Britton's Comment
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TRIFECTA BABY!!!!!!

Aaaaw yeaaah!! I knew ya would.

Rainy 's Comment
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Old School's Comment
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Woo Hoo! Congratulations!

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PackRat's Comment
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Awesome news! Congratulations!dancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gifdancing-banana.gif

Michael S.'s Comment
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Things be happening fast, met my TNT trainer last night, a new female trainer and I will be her first student, trifecta'd today, Class A CDL in hand, got all the onboarding paperwork done, and I am officially an employee of Prime! And got the free hat to prove it! My trainers truck will be in the shop for a bit tomorrow afternoon, so most likely hitting the road tomorrow evening!

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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.

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.

PackRat's Comment
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That's really exceptional to have a female trainer in the flatbed area. I hardly see any women out here pulling those skateboards. I think that's awesome!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Pete E Pothole's Comment
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Congratulations!!! All that hard work overcame the worry. Great job.

Michael S.'s Comment
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Thanks guys and gals, and heres the funny part, that verbal pti test I was so worried about, 89 out of 90, just 1 thing shy of a perfect score, forgot to do the windshield wipers on my in cab!

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