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Rainy 's Comment
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My trainee and I are in Nebraska. He quit smoking 6 years ago, but when he started CDL training, he started smoking again due to nerves.

Today he got out to grab a smoke and the cigarette blew out of his hand from the high winds. He said screw it and got out of the cold.

Guess that is the universe telling him to quit!

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.
Big Scott (CFI Driver/Tra's Comment
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LOL. rofl-2.gif

CK's Comment
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That's awesome

Turtle's Comment
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Haha I sure don't miss smoking in the cold. Even worse, I can't imagine taking up smoking again after 6 years!

Rainy 's Comment
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Haha I sure don't miss smoking in the cold. Even worse, I can't imagine taking up smoking again after 6 years!

You didnt meet his PSD instructor. I wanna a cig after talking to him and i have never smoked.

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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.
Stephanie K.'s Comment
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I was on no nicotine vapor. Halfway through my PSD training I was getting so much nicotine from him smoking I had to ask him to stop at a vapor store so I could get nicotine to add to my vapor. Now I am trying to wean back down to no nicotine. It's an awful addiction.

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.
Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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And here I was hoping to see your dungeon pictures. That will be close enough.

I smoked for 16 years, quit for 28, then found out I had lung cancer. Fought it and now it's been 34 years since I smoked. And every time I get near it now I start sneezing. But I hope your trainee stops. But maybe someone was telling him it's time.

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