Prime Inc. Driver Meeting – August 26th

In this week’s Driver Meeting, we heard from Safety, Accident Claims and MORE! We host the weekly Driver Meeting LIVE 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 everything going on around Prime.

Dave White & Dennis Davis – Safety

  • This week: 166 total inspections – 110 clean (66% clean rate)
  • Chain regulations are coming up!
    • Colorado starts September 1st
    • Washington starts November 1st
    • Chain advisory guide can be found in your Prime Mobile App
    • You can get hands on training for chaining up at all three terminals
  • Be on alert for increased traffic due to school starting back up.
  • Friday September 2nd is the Prime Truck Driving Championship and Pride & Polish at the Springfield terminal.


Trish Brewer – Pride & Polish, TDC

  • Sign up for TDC is available online now or at 4:30 the day of the event
    • The link is available in the picnic announcement in your Prime Mobile App

Ruthie Kelley & Kevin French – Accident Reporting Tips

  • When reporting an accident:
    • Step back to show the scene when taking photos
    • Take pictures of the measurements of the damage
    • Get pictures of their information including DOT numbers, names, etc.
  • When you go to submit photos of an accident, follow these steps:
    • Prime Mobile App
    • Report Accident
    • Load photos
    • Tap on the photo icon
    • Select photos you want to upload
    • Send

Tyler Patrick – Winter Maintenance

  • In the SLC and Springfield terminals, we have first come, first serve assessment bays.
  • Make sure to have extra food, water, and blankets in case a highway gets shut down due to weather.
  • Keep antigel, de-icing washer fluid, extra wiper blades, and airline antifreeze on the truck
  • Drain your air tanks daily
  • Tire and battery issues tend to be worse in the winter
  • Plan ahead to get winterized

Paul Higgins – Equipment & Weight Challenges

  • Give the associate on your live load call the correct weights
    • But don’t be afraid to round your numbers
  • Every truck on your fleet can haul at least 45,000 pounds

Steve Wutke – VP of Sales & Marketing

  • Work with your fleet managers!
  • Wear red on Fridays to Remember Everyone Deployed
  • Safety is our highest calling

Robert Low – Owner & Founder of Prime Inc.

  • Be safe out there!
  • Thank you to all of our operators!


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