I’m Considering Training At TDDS Technical Institute, Any Info Or Opinions Would Be Welcomed

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I'm new to the forum and I’m considering training at TDDS Technical Institute, if you have dealt with them in any way I’d appreciate reading / hearing your thoughts.

Their most known for Truck Driver Training and Diesel Technician Training. This seems to be their specialties.

Some of their Info

Homepage: http://www.tdds.edu/index.html

Accreditations and Memberships: http://www.tdds.edu/accreditation.html

Truck driver training basics: http://www.tdds.edu/truckdriver.html

Training course information: http://www.tdds.edu/truck-driver-course-information.html

Some of the companies they deal with: http://www.tdds.edu/careers-truck-driver.html

Some outside info about them

Their US Truck Driving Schools profile: http://www.us-truck-driving-schools.com/company/profile/1709/tdds_technical_institute

Their bubbajunk.com profile: http://www.bubbajunk.com/article/776

Their BBB Business review: http://www.bbb.org/youngstown/business-reviews/schools-business-and-vocational/tdds-technical-institute-in-diamond-oh-2119/

Only one bad thing said on the Ripoff Report: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/TDDS-Technical-Institute/internet/TDDS-Technical-Institute-Truck-Driving-School-RIP-OFF-Internet-539617.

The person “Disagreed” with the complainant: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/TDDS-Technical-Institute/internet/TDDS-Technical-Institute-Truck-Driving-School-RIP-OFF-Internet-539617#comment_1

Just wondering if the claims they make are true, false, exaggerated or a lie. See claims below.

They claim #1: Our Truck Driver Training is known throughout the Transportation Industry as second to none. They claim #2: TDDS Technical Institute has been the leading truck driving school and diesel mechanic school in Ohio since 1973. TDDS offers truck driver training programs for all levels of experience.

Wondering how is the staff to deal with? I’m asking mostly asking this question about their Truck Driver Training Coordinator Bill Rouan, CDL Testing & Housing Coordinator Chrissy Speziale and their Job Placement Coordinator Kim Webb. If anyone has dealt with any of the other staff, I’d like to hear your opinion.

Their staff: http://www.tdds.edu/staff.html.

Thanks in advance to anyone who responds, take care truckers.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
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