Prime Inc. Driver Meeting – September 9th

In this week’s Driver Meeting, we heard from Safety, Logs, 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. Didn’t make it to the meeting? No worries! Check out the fast facts below to stay up-to-date with everything that’s going on around Prime.



Dave White & Steve Field – Safety

  • This week: 150 total inspections – 105 clean (70% clean rate)
    • Turn all inspections in.
  • Prime accidents summer 2022 vs 2021:
    • DOT reportable accidents
      • 2021: 107
      • 2022: 86
    • DOT reportable preventable accidents
      • 2021: 39
      • 2022: 24
    • Our top three drivers from the Prime TDC who will be going to state:
      • Donald Cook
      • Duane Grimme
      • Jacob Parker
    • Coming Up tomorrow:
      • 9th annual Sam’s Ride to help fight childhood cancer
        • $14,000 was raised last year
        • Thank you to all of our sponsors!
      • Emily Plummer just joined the FMCSA Women’s Trucking Advisory Board!
        • She’s been driving with Prime for 23 years
        • She won Highway Diamond of the year this spring
        • She is also a 3-million-mile safe driver
      • Don’t be afraid to ask questions!

Donna Eckert – Logs

  • Get to know your QualComm
  • Certify your logs
  • Logs classes offered daily
  • Have a paper logbook in case your QualComm goes out
    • Contact your log advisor if it does
    • The DOT requires you get your QualComm fixed within eight days
  • You need to have your instruction sheet for DOT instructions
    • It’s located in the back of the paper logbook

Jim Wilkins – Director of Flatbed/Tanker

  • Donald, you will be missed. Thank you for your time here at Prime.  Your loved ones are in our thoughts.

Matt Hancock – Driver Health and Fitness

  • Introducing our Driver Health & Fitness network!
    • These drivers will meet quarterly to talk about upcoming programs and information so they can communicate that information to you!
  • We offer virtual and in-person personal training
    • This is free!
  • Sign up for in-person classes online
  • We also have on-demand exercise classes available online

Keith McCoy – Director of Marketing

  • Driver appreciation week is coming up!
    • September 11-17
    • Keep an eye out for specials at shippers and receivers!
  • Free lunch on the 14th in Laredo from 11:00-13:00
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Springfield on Friday the 16th
  • Free lunch in Minooka on Friday the 16th from 11:00-14:00
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Pittston on the 16th
  • Free breakfast lunch in dinner on the 16th in Salt Lake City
  • Free dinner from 17:00-19:00 in Wilsonville on the 16th
  • Free dinner from 17:00-19:00 in Oxnard on the 15th
  • Free dinner from 18:00-20:00 in Pearson on the 14th
  • Free lunch from 11:00-13:00 in Miami on the 12th
  • Free lunch from 11:00-13:00 in Decatur on the 15th
  • Free lunch at Savannah Kleen on the 14th from 11:00-13:00
  • Free lunch at Reed City from 11:00-13:00 on the 14th
  • Free lunch at Duke from 11:00-14:00 on the 14th
  • 7,000 Prime rewards points given out to each A seat
  • 5,000 Prime rewards points given out to each B & C seat

Steve Wutke – VP of Marketing & Sales

  • Wear RED on Fridays to Remember Everyone Deployed
  • Our highest calling is safety
  • We appreciate you ALL

Robert Low – Owner & Founder of Prime Inc

  • Please let us know if your ever don’t feel appreciated


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