Prime Inc. Driver Meeting – August 5th

In this week’s Driver Meeting LIVE, we heard from Logs, Safety, 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 everything going on around Prime.

Dave White & Steve Field – Safety

  • The Prime Picnics are coming up quick!
    • Salt Lake City: August 20th
    • Pittston, PA: August 27th
      • There will also be a Pride & Polish competition
    • Springfield: September 3rd
      • Pride & Polish and Truck Driving Championship will be on September 2nd
    • This week: 154 total inspections – 97 clean (63% clean rate).
      • $7,150 paid out this week for clean inspections
      • $100 for owner/operators and independent contractors
      • $25 for company drivers
      • If you disagree with a violation, contact safety so they can get it reviewed and potentially overturned.
    • Use G.O.A.L. (Get Out And Look) when backing.
    • When bobtailing, your truck will drive differently than it does when you’re hauling a trailer, be mindful of these changes.
    • NEW Prime Ways magazine is out now!

Donna Eckert & Brennon Officer – Logs

  • Always keep a paper logbook on your truck just in case.
  • Your log advisor’s contact information can be found in the “My Contacts” tab in the Prime Mobile app.
  • Personal conveyance can only be used for short movements for non-work-related reasons.
  • Log out completely when you put your truck in the shop or are getting towed.
  • Log “on duty” when you’re working but not physically driving.
    • For example: fueling, loading/unloading, during DOT inspections, and during pre or post trip.
  • Any time you’re behind the wheel, your status must be “on duty”.
  • The logs department is open 24/7 for any questions you may have.
    • Logs classes are offered 13:30-15:30 Monday-Friday at the Springfield terminal.

Dennis Davis – Safety

  • When you’re crossing in front of a stopped vehicle, make eye contact with the driver to make sure they see you.
  • When you’re walking through a parking lot or yard, wear your neon vest to make you more visible to drivers.
  • Always be aware of vehicles and people around you.
  • When helping someone back, make sure they can see you.

Justin Kaufman – Road Assist

  • August 21-27 is brake checks week.
  • Pro Maintenance classes are offered Tuesdays & Thursdays from 13:00-16:00 at Campus Inn.
    • This class is open to all Prime drivers including PSD and TNT students.

Steve Wutke – VP of Sales & Marketing

  • Everyone here is on your team, don’t be afraid to ask questions.
  • We are always looking to improve!

Robert Low – Founder & Owner of Prime Inc.

  • All associates and drivers should be treated with respect.
  • Be safe out there!

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