Prime School Anyone?

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Cactus Mo~'s Comment
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has anyone been through Prime Inc for their CDL training? What is it like? what does it take to get accepted? will they work with gaps in employment if you have 3 letters of reference that are notarized? any advice would be great

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.
Old School's Comment
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Hey Tater Rolls, check out this lengthy thread in our Training Diaries section. It is Steve's Training Journal from our old forum, re-mixed and re-mastered by our ever helpful moderator Daniel B. It's chock full of valuable information.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Old School's link will give you a driver's perspective and we have our own information and review of Prime's Training Program at that link.

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.
Cactus Mo~'s Comment
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Hey Tater Rolls, check out this lengthy thread in our Training Diaries section. It is Steve's Training Journal from our old forum, re-mixed and re-mastered by our ever helpful moderator Daniel B. It's chock full of valuable information.

I went and read the blog and very very good! I love the way he writes and tells his story as if I was watching a movie. Sounds like they might be a very good fit for me. I will attempt to give them a call tomorrow as I just got home and its a 3 hour time difference and nobody is probably there anymore today. I do already have a plan to attend DTS in Spokane, Wa that WIA is paying for but wanted to check out another opton but at any rate when I am finished with school I will need to pick a company to start with and Prime just might be it.

Cactus Mo~'s Comment
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Old School's link will give you a driver's perspective and we have our own information and review of Prime's Training Program at that link.

Brett,

I did just that! Oh and I want to thank you personally. I have been doing this training on your site for almost a year and half now and this is the second time I was able to pass all my tests in one day and only miss one question. I am smiling from ear to ear. so now that is out of the way I have more time to focus on Pre Trip and driving skills while the other students are prepping for the permit. Thanks again!!

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.
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