I LEFT TRAINERS TRUCK!!!

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Woody's Comment
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Man I hate to hear that, but I know the feeling. A couple weeks ago I checked into my room and went to get my ipad out of my bag to realize it was not there. I never take it out of my bag other than in the hotel and my bag was only unattended when at my terminal. I am pretty sure someone on the cleaning crew helped themselves to it while I was upstairs doing paperwork.

Does it have a locating program on it like find my iphone? Using that to find its location is really about the only recourse you may have. I had the program on mine but did not have my ipad set up to auto connect to networks and did not have cell service turned on. My tablet was also pass code locked so who ever has it had to reset it and wipe everything off to get in. Since it would not connect to a wifi the locator would not work.

My wife is at the store picking me up another one as I type this. My new one will be set up a little different this time.

Woody

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Chris L.'s Comment
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My trainer sucked almost about as bad as yours. I was on his truck for 3.5 weeks and the hood was never opened. First time I did a basic pre trip he made fun of me and said I was over cautious. Funny thing is I have more experience then him but was required to do TNT training for 15000 miles. There were several other issues we had that was just one of many.

I stuck it out although I will never put myself through that experience again.

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 14ยข 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.

guyjax(Guy Hodges)'s Comment
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Sucks about the iPad. On my phone and tablet, both through Verizon, I have the ability to turn them on by remote to locate them if lost or stolen also have the ability to do a data dump on both of them, including the operating systems. But of course insurance will replace them but I will make damn sure they become expensive paper weights for who ever steals them.

My lap top is another issue. Sort of wish someone would steal it. Looking for an excuse to get a new one. It's 5 years old and way behind the times.

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