I Finally Made It - NTTS Training Complete!

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Troy S.'s Comment
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Hey all,

Its been a while since I've posted anything about my training progress at NTTS in Liverpool, NY. I began training in the 18 week program on August 8, and just finally graduated on December 9th. I was able to pull off class champion which is a huge honor for me as I've never really been #1 at anything. On Tuesday, December 13, those of us who graduated proceeded to take the NYS DMV Road test and I'm happy to report that I passed - although by the skin of my teeth lol (nerves can cause crazy mistakes!). Now my next chapter begins, and on January 4th I begin orientation at Werner Enterprises in Allentown, PA. I had several option for carriers to choose from, and in the end, Werner had the best to offer for myself and my family. I'm super excited to begin this new career after what seemed like an eternity of training! If anyone has questions about NTTS training, or training in a private trucking school I'll be happy to share my experiences. Hope to see you all out on the highway!

Your trucking brother,

Troy

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

G-Town's Comment
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Congratulations Troy! Best of luck at Werner.

Safe travels.

Troy S.'s Comment
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Thanks G-Town! Cannot wait!

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