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PackRat's Comment
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I try hard to avoid Indiana because the Interstate road conditions suck

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Please do, that is one less truck I am stuck in traffic with. Sometime I swear every truck in the nation is there with me enjoying Indiana's beautifully maintained roads.

I'll get right on that just for you, Bobbi.

Interstate:

Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

Noob_Driver's Comment
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Im through Indiana quite a bit and their rest areas are great! Love the spaces open signs thats a huge help. My favorites are the trucks only lots on 90. Wide lanes, dark and quiet. I sleep like a baby there. I live nearby in northwest indiana and everytime i drive by i think about opening a food truck and parking in there since theres no services.

Old School's Comment
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Don't dare try to Park in Rob T's hometown without letting him know about it! This is the second time I tried to sneak through here. He will catch you eventually. smile.gif

Actually I'm glad to have met him. He's a great guy, with a nice young family. We enjoyed a quick visit, but I'm hoping to get back together with him sometime when we can meet up again and maybe have lunch with his wife and kids.

Here we are with the sun in our eyes out in the Love's parking lot in Des Moine, Iowa.

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PackRat's Comment
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Awesome! Notice, for once, Old School is to the left!shocked.png

Army 's Comment
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Awesome! Notice, for once, Old School is to the left!shocked.png

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Rob T.'s Comment
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I've learned a ton from you and it was great to finally get to meet you!

Awesome! Notice, for once, Old School is to the left!shocked.png

But he was on my rightrofl-3.gif

Spaceman Spiff's Comment
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I've learned a ton from you and it was great to finally get to meet you!

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Awesome! Notice, for once, Old School is to the left!shocked.png

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But he was on my rightrofl-3.gif

Same with my shots with him! I think the hat may have changed though ?

40 Days's Comment
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0214590001566239542.jpgFinally met Turtle pretty happy about that. Was waiting at a metal plant in Houston TX with my PSD trainer when I see a flatbed hit another flatbed. Lucky for me unlucky for Turtle some guy hit him while he was parked waiting to get loaded. Turtle held his composure very well and still was still willing to take a fan selfie in the midst of it all. Trully a great guy. Thank you for all the help and encouragement Turtle you have been an inspiration to me.

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.
PackRat's Comment
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That needs to be another story for us. What happened, Turtle?

Spaceman Spiff's Comment
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He looks way too happy to have just been knocked into. Some heat exhaustion factoring in there?

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