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Chris L's Comment
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John B.'s Comment
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I am in the flatbed division.

Congratulations. Are you going reefer , dryvan or flatbed?

Dryvan:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

RealDiehl's Comment
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Congratulations, John! I just realized I was talking with you yesterday at the pad while my student was testing. The Ohio State shirt you are wearing in your photo finally allowed me to put two and together. Good luck to you, sir! Your positive attitude and experience with working outdoors on the lines should allow you to be great at this job.

-Mike

John B.'s Comment
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Thanks yeah I didn’t put it together either. Since I was so close they had me go home to picked up my cdl

Congratulations, John! I just realized I was talking with you yesterday at the pad while my student was testing. The Ohio State shirt you are wearing in your photo finally allowed me to put two and together. Good luck to you, sir! Your positive attitude and experience with working outdoors on the lines should allow you to be great at this job.

-Mike

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.
GrayBeardinPA's Comment
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Congrats! On your CDL. Good Luck with TNT.

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.

TNT:

Trainer-N-Trainee

Prime Inc has their own CDL training program and it's divided into two phases - PSD and TNT.

The PSD (Prime Student Driver) phase is where you'll get your permit and then go on the road for 10,000 miles with a trainer. When you come back you'll get your CDL license and enter the TNT phase.

The TNT phase is the second phase of training where you'll go on the road with an experienced driver for 30,000 miles of team driving. You'll receive 14¢ per mile ($700 per week guaranteed) during this phase. Once you're finished with TNT training you will be assigned a truck to run solo.

RealDiehl's Comment
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I hope you get to enjoy a little time at home, John. Don't forget to thank all those people you said you had praying for you🤣

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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