New England Tractor Trailer Training School

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  1. odesit

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    Hi everyone ! NETTTS ?! Does anybody went through that school ? Is it a good thing or bad thing to start your career as a truck driver ? Thanks.:biggrin_2556:
     
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    I went through NETTS for my CDL,Of course that was when they were in Massachusetts, Over 13 years ago.
    Back then they didn't have the best of reputations.But you make with it what you put into it.
    Good luck
     
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    Thanks for Your replay Microos5 ! I'm living only 10 minutes away from the school,. So I thought that I still can keep my current job while I'm going to school.
     
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    Do they still offer the classes on the weekends,becouse thats how I did it.Kept my day job and went saturdays and sundays,for like 20 weeks:biggrin_2551:
     
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    I wish could take coursework on weekends. It will take me that long at best just to save up to get ready, even with FL financial aid (60% of most states, but welcomed regardless). :biggrin_2554:
     
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    I don't know about the weekends becouse they won't post that on their website. But i send them email requesting all the info.
    I hope I hear soon from them:biggrin_255:
     
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    You may want to avoid NETTS at this time. They were hammered pretty hard recently in civil court re: false assurance for employment upon gradudation, misrepresentation of curriculum, etc. In MA, Parker Professional Driving School of Avon has a CL A program running M-F or weekends. 5 Large is the fee. Another option would be Northeast Technical Institute. The are homed out of Scarborough, Maine but have recently contracted with a CDL A school in Methuen, MA. The course is 200 hrs long but I don't know if they have a weekend schedule, and I do not know the cost. The school has an extensive database for potential employers. They will be my choice when I am ready to commit. BOL!
     
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    I would have sugested parker too,but I wasn't sure how far he was willing to travel.

    I think they do there classwork in Avon,Ma but they do all there backing and driving in Raynham,Ma at the Dog track.I know becouse I live about 2 miles away from there.
     
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    You are correct, I've seen them at the track myself. I hope he comes back to this thread, I found out some info. for him:

    The RMV offices are out of CDL manuals. The printer is supposed to be having them shipped sometime in the middle of the month. Something aout the state paying the vendor......you know how it goes.

    Also, CDL conversions from other states is inconsistent as the RMV has only one person authorizing conversions. There is no set policy, so therfore, he may or may not force you to take another CDL written exam and/or skills test, even if you have a letter from your employer. This makes the choice of in-state vs out-of-state company schooling a difficult choice.
     
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    Good to know.....thanks for the info.