Got My Year In With Prime!

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Chris L.'s Comment
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Rob T.'s Comment
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Congrats on making the 1 Year mark! Especially doing it safely!

J. Snow's Comment
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AWESOME!!!!!! I want to see that on my QC one year from today!!!!

Brian M.'s Comment
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Great job

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Way to go Chris! That's a huge accomplishment for anyone, no question about it. You should treat yourself to a huge steak dinner, unless you're a vegan of course in which case you should chow down on a head of lettuce or whatever vegans treat themselves with.

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Chris L.'s Comment
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Thanks Trucking Truth people, this has been my go to website after a long day to wind down. Just yesterday it took me 4 hours to go from Long Beach CA to Barstow (120 miles) crazy California traffic. I even missed an exit. My GPS said stay right then immediately after said stay left, traffic was to heavy to make the lane changes in time, so I had to decide quick to take the next exit to turn around or follow the recalculated route.

My advice to brand new drivers, you will miss turns and exits, even a year down the road. It's better to watch your exit pass by then make a crazy last minute lane change. You just have to plan to take another exit to get turned around or follow the recalculated route. I guess this is why they talk about trip planning being so important. Had I been in the correct lane I wouldn't have missed the exit.

I think I'll treat myself to a nice bloody steak and a salad. Haven't had a good steak in a long time. Now finding a place to get one near where I shut down for the night could be a challenge.

J. Snow's Comment
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Vegas Baby! :)

Jopa's Comment
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So, now that you got your year in, does that mean movin' on?? A lot of people see greener pastures - just wondering if that is the case for you ... my friend Ken C. has a couple of weeks to go to get his first year in at Prime ... do you think the deal at Prime is worth sticking around? I would be getting close to my first year but I had to take 3 months off (no income!!) according to DOT because I had a stint placed in my heart (or more accurately, one of the arteries that feed my heart) ... one friend from church calls me a "stint" driver now ... anyway, congrats on a worth while milestone ... I know it took a lot to get 'er done, right?

Jopa

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DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

Chris L.'s Comment
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Vegas Baby! :)

Vegas is fun but it's rough on the wallet. I try to stay out of the casino's these days.

Chris L.'s Comment
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So, now that you got your year in, does that mean movin' on?? A lot of people see greener pastures - just wondering if that is the case for you ... my friend Ken C. has a couple of weeks to go to get his first year in at Prime ... do you think the deal at Prime is worth sticking around? I would be getting close to my first year but I had to take 3 months off (no income!!) according to DOT because I had a stint placed in my heart (or more accurately, one of the arteries that feed my heart) ... one friend from church calls me a "stint" driver now ... anyway, congrats on a worth while milestone ... I know it took a lot to get 'er done, right?

Jopa

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I have no plans to leave Prime in the near future. I'm getting great miles and still enjoying the open road.

Hope you get back on the road soon.

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

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