New Student At SRT Academy

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John S.'s Comment
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well, i never thought it would be possible with my background and dui records lol. but due to them being so long ago i was finally accepted at a company sponsored training with SRT. i had mentioned before and thought the recruiter was just trying to get scores lol. but its true, they accepted me and i have done alot of research. i realize they had alot of bad reviews few yrs back and lots of complaints. but they have really stepped up their game and company. today was my first day in the classroom. they require you to study their online course, get your permit and then come. although you have to get another permit here in arkansas its a temp for 30 days just for your training. so far its a gd class and the instructor is decent. so if anyone is having troubles with finding a company to sponsor the training check them out. they charge $5000 but you only pay half back. its at no cost to come, you make $450 week after you start with trainer over the road. they will also buy your ticket here and buy one back home if you decide its not for no cost. you have 3 days to quit at no cost. after that your liable to the contract for the tuition costs to full amount. there are a few members here also. ill keep you posted as we go. every few days or so.


Over The Road:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Company Sponsored Training:

A Company-Sponsored Training Program is a school that is owned and operated by a trucking company.

The schooling often requires little or no money up front. Instead of paying up-front tuition you will sign an agreement to work for the company for a specified amount of time after graduation, usually around a year, at a slightly lower rate of pay in order to pay for the training.

If you choose to quit working for the company before your year is up, they will normally require you to pay back a prorated amount of money for the schooling. The amount you pay back will be comparable to what you would have paid if you went to an independently owned school.

Company-sponsored training can be an excellent way to get your career underway if you can't afford the tuition up front for private schooling.


Driving Under the Influence

icecold24k's Comment
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Please keep us posted on the training process and the atmosphere there. This is one of the companies I am considering.

Bleemus's Comment
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You may want to consider starting a new thread in the Diary forum instead of here in the General forum. People looking to follow new drivers through training tend to follow the diary forum. Good luck!

Andre R.'s Comment
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Srt? Southern refrigerated transport? If so they are owned by covenant transport out of Chattanooga.

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