Prime PSD Day 0 1/24/21

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John B.'s Comment
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Starting PSD orientation tomorrow the 1/25/21. Figured I would give a covid style diary. Arrived in Pittston this afternoon beautiful drive through the mountain. Checked in to the Holiday inn express and was pleasantly surprised, it’s a nice room with a Walmart next door, only had to show ID no deposit or cc# needed. Once i was checked in they gave me a folder with paperwork to fill out. There is a new application along with a covid questionnaire. I recommend bringing a copy of your electronic app so you can just copy everything over so they match. Along with the usual clothes and such I picked up an accordion file that zips closed. I brought:

1) birth certificate/ ssn card 2) med card and long form 3) 10 years of W2s 4) 6 months of paystubs 5) a flash drive with 10 years of taxes, w2s, and paystubs as a back up 6) An affidavit from my Dr that I am being treated for high blood pressure and it’s under control

I know they will probably not need all that but I would rather be safe than sorry. Always prepared. I brought a Roku stick with me so I am gonna kick back and relax. I will start a new entry tomorrow night with all that happened.

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.
GrayBeardinPA's Comment
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Looking forward to reading your PSD experience in Pittston.

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.
Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Starting PSD orientation tomorrow the 1/25/21. Figured I would give a covid style diary. Arrived in Pittston this afternoon beautiful drive through the mountain. Checked in to the Holiday inn express and was pleasantly surprised, it’s a nice room with a Walmart next door, only had to show ID no deposit or cc# needed. Once i was checked in they gave me a folder with paperwork to fill out. There is a new application along with a covid questionnaire. I recommend bringing a copy of your electronic app so you can just copy everything over so they match. Along with the usual clothes and such I picked up an accordion file that zips closed. I brought:

1) birth certificate/ ssn card 2) med card and long form 3) 10 years of W2s 4) 6 months of paystubs 5) a flash drive with 10 years of taxes, w2s, and paystubs as a back up 6) An affidavit from my Dr that I am being treated for high blood pressure and it’s under control

I know they will probably not need all that but I would rather be safe than sorry. Always prepared. I brought a Roku stick with me so I am gonna kick back and relax. I will start a new entry tomorrow night with all that happened.

I'll be following, as well, John~! LOVE that sweatshirt in your avi, haha!! (Dang that 'Roll Tide' tho ....)

~ Anne ~

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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.
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