O/O Hiring Co-driver?

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Austin P.'s Comment
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Say you're an O/O at Prime and want to hire a co-driver. Does the co-driver apply through Prime or is it all through the O/O? Can Prime reject a co-driver from getting hired?

Jamie's Comment
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Prime could reject them, since you're under their authority and insurances. Could be wrong but that's logical.

Austin P.'s Comment
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Prime could reject them, since you're under their authority and insurances. Could be wrong but that's logical.

Oh, I thought you paid for your own insurance as an O/O

Jamie's Comment
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Prime could reject them, since you're under their authority and insurances. Could be wrong but that's logical.

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Oh, I thought you paid for your own insurance as an O/O

I'm not an owner op, but if I am not mistaken you're simply paying for the insurances the company uses, which most mega carriers are self insured. But since you would be working under primes authority in this example, they will have a say so on who gets hired and who doesn't.

Even if you had your own authority and insurances via a insurance company, the insurance company still had a big say so on who gets hired and who doesn't.

PackRat's Comment
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As an O/O yes. As a Lease driver, no at most places. Big difference between the two.

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