Switching From LW Truck To Condo At Prime?

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Austin P.'s Comment
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I'm planning on joining Prime as a solo driver, then teaming up with my dad about 6 months down the road. After training, I want to do about 3 months of solo driving with a LW, then switch to condo when my dad joins me. Can I do this, or would I be stuck with a LW for a while?

Rainy D.'s Comment
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You can do this. They will tell you if one isnt available you will be responsible for the hotel room...but usually one night tops and they dont usually charge you if you if you stay at their motel...which i never do frankly. I pay for a much much better place lol. But econolodge across the street does $66 per night for Prime drivers. Ive had 3 condos...the first two in springfield took only 1 night and i wasnt charged The second took a week as i was coming back from surgery because i was in the PA terminal coming back from surgery. That terminal only gets trucks when people quit or get fired.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Austin P.'s Comment
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You can do this. They will tell you if one isnt available you will be responsible for the hotel room...but usually one night tops and they dont usually charge you if you if you stay at their motel...which i never do frankly. I pay for a much much better place lol. But econolodge across the street does $66 per night for Prime drivers. Ive had 3 condos...the first two in springfield took only 1 night and i wasnt charged The second took a week as i was coming back from surgery because i was in the PA terminal coming back from surgery. That terminal only gets trucks when people quit or get fired.

Awesome, thank you for your answer!

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

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