Prime Inc. Driver Meeting – August 12th

In this week’s Driver Meeting LIVE, we hear from Safety, Road Assist and more! We host the weekly Driver Meeting every Friday morning at 8 a.m. CST in Springfield, MO; Salt Lake City, UT; and Pittston, PA. Can’t make it in-person? No worries! Check out the fast facts below to stay up-to-date with what’s going on around Prime.

Steve Field & Dennis Davis – Safety

  • Prime Picnics:
    • Salt Lake City is August 20th
    • Pittston is August 27th
    • Springfield is September 3rd
      • Pride and Polish as well as the Truck Driving Championship is September 2nd
        • Anyone can compete
      • Decatur, Indiana is September 24th
      • Minooka, Illinois is September 30th
    • This week: 133 total inspections – 79 clean (59% clean rate)
      • More than 20% above the industry standard for clean inspections.
      • $100 for lease operators when you get a clean inspection
      • $25 for company drivers when you get a clean inspection
    • Wear your seatbelts correctly
    • Keep your speed down
    • Logs class offered Monday-Friday
    • PSC classes offered every day
    • Brake safety check week will be August 21-27
    • Duane Grimme and Scott Fischer will be going to the National Truck Driving Championship
    • We wear red on Fridays to Remember Everyone Deployed

John Hardin – Safety

  • While it’s still warm, starting out west, September 1st, you will have to keep chains on your truck
    • More information is in the Prime App

Justin Kaufman – Road Assist

  • Preventing tire fires:
    • Be aware and proactive when your tire inflation light comes on
      • Stop within half of a mile when this light comes on
    • Check that your truck’s Tire Pressure monitoring System is working
  • Ensure you’re always doing good pre, post, and in-trip inspections
  • 110 pounds of pressure is recommended in steer tires
    • 4/32nd of tread in all major tread grooves (major tread grooves have a wear bar)
  • 100 pounds of pressure is recommended in drive and trailer tires
    • 2/32nd of tread in all major tread grooves
  • Contact road assist if something doesn’t look right or if you have any questions
  • Pro Maintenance classes are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at 13:00 at Campus Inn

Sherrie Wilson – Detail Shop

  • The detail shop is the furthest north building on the Prime campus
  • We have a free pet wash, an interior body shop, an install department, and we have storage units.
  • We are open from around 06:00 to 18:00

Brett Vonwiller & Kyle Walk – Tanker Division

  • We have tank washes in Savannah, Georgia, Decatur, Indiana, and Minooka, Illinois
    • At Minooka we also have long term parking, showers, a shop, and more open to everybody!
  • We have our inedible wash out at Prime East

Steve Wutke – VP of Sales and Marketing

  • We are always striving to improve
  • Business is good!
  • Our highest calling is always safety

Robert Low – Owner & Founder of Prime Inc.

  • We have some amazing plans for growth for the near future
  • Be safe out there!


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