Trying To Decide Were To Train Celadon Or Crst

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Joe M.'s Comment
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I have been accepted to both crst training in Jacksonville fl and celadons training in Indianapolis. just trying to figure out which may be a better fit

Dennis R. (Greatest Drive's Comment
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I have been accepted to both crst training in Jacksonville fl and celadons training in Indianapolis. just trying to figure out which may be a better fit

l enjoyed my time at Indy,you are treated well,provided new equiptment, and the owner can be found,every day,in the building,talking to the hourly employees wouldnt know he was the owner,except for the welcome video.

ChaseOne's Comment
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I just graduated from the CRST sponsored training at JTech in Jacksonville, June 25, 2015. They put us up in a nice hotel with double occupancy for 28 days all paid for by CRST. We walked to the school everyday because it was only 1/4 mile away but we could have taken the shuttle that picks you up at the front door and drops you off on the training pad everyday. There was alot of time spent waiting your turn to get into the trucks to practice the backing manuvers. HINT-Bring a towel, a hat, sunscreen, shorts and lots of water. All of the trainers are very knowledgable and do a great job of teaching you the trucking trade. HINT-Bring the explanation of each backing manuver with you on the training pad. Follow the explanations exactly and you will be backing up without anyones help in no time. HINT-DO NOT Listen to students who are there to learn too - ONLY LISTEN TO THE TRAINERS. When it came down to test day, it was easy as long as you study in class and on your free time. Three tests include doing a pre-trip including a in-cab pre-trip, 3 backing manuvers and the road test. HINT-Study, Relax, be safe, don't hit anybody, use all of your mirrors constantly and do not go over any curbs. From Jacksonville to Atlanta they rented us a car and we landed in a hotel that wasn't that nice at first, nothing worked and it was dirty. We changed rooms 3 days later into a much better room where the tv worked and the room was fairly clean. I finally happy again. 4 day orientation was a piece of cake cause they really want to hire you and will do everything they can to make it happen. Right now, a couple days after our hire date, most of us are waiting for our lead drivers to come and pick us up to go on the road for 28 days. Some of us have assignments some don't yet. HINT-Tell them everything about your background and back it up with dates. HINT-Make sure you study for the drug test, that is one test you never want to fail. If you have used recently - DON'T COME TO SCHOOL. The biggest problem here is we have to get a voucher for hotel so CRST will pay. We have to call dispatch everyday to get a new voucher so they don't kick us out. I LOVE MY NEW LIFE.

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