Team Driving

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Ken P.'s Comment
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I just received my orientation information to Prime trucking. My wife had an uncle who drove for several years but has been out of the game for a few years. He's wanting to get back into and join me in a team driving experience. What's the best way to go about this? Does he need to contact the company or do I wait and try to bring him in later? Suggestions?

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.
Ynkedad's Comment
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Hmmm, I kinda like the idea of $200.00 for referring a newbie (no cdl) and $250.00 (for someone with a cdl.) I'm thinking he'd qualify for the $250.00. Just sayin'

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.
Brett Aquila's Comment
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It's really up to you guys. You can get started on your own and let him join you later or go into it together. It will work either way.

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