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    We Are:
Ohio Valley Truck Driver Training LLC
1341 Highland Ave.
Williamstown, West Virginia  26187
(304) 375-4140 or toll free (866) 813-9906
   
             
    History:
We've been teaching truck driving since 1995. We're Located off I77 in Williamstown, West Virginia. Our old location was on St Rt 7 between Marietta, Ohio & Belpre, Ohio. (Blue Knob Rd.)
We have 4 Kenworths and 1 Volvo Semi Truck's with one reefer trailer to use for skills training and 1 School Bus for the Class B Program.
       
             
    We are the only Program in the state of West Virginia that is a member of the Parkersburg Chamber of Commerce, Marietta Chamber of Commerce, West Virginia Motor Truck Association and the Ohio Trucking Association. We are located on the West Virginia Ohio border line about a mile south of Marietta, Ohio   We have companies showing up at the school looking for Graduates to hire.    
             
    We have made special arrangements with the Magnuson Hotel next door. If you live out of the area you can stay there.   Truck driving has been named one
of the ten best "in demand" jobs in
the nation.
   
             
    What Ohio Valley Truck Driver Training offers:        
        These companies hire our Graduates:    
   

Full-Time 5 Week Program
Part-Time 12 Weekend Program
Class A Program
Class B Program
80 hour Refresher Course
Passenger Endorsement

  Warner Enterprises
State of Ohio
Trans Am Trucking
Builders Transport
Crete Carriers
United Sealing
Austin Powder
Swift Transportation
CRST Transportation
Gypsum Espress
   

Why a job in trucking?
Trucking offers one of Americas best
prospects for long term growth and
employment.

Why choose this program?
We are committed to developing safe and responsible drivers.

Our instructors all have many years of driving experience.

Our instructors all have millions of accident free miles.

Our instructors all are dedicated to training you the safe way to drive a truck.


This is what we cover in our 5 week course (partial list).
Control Systems
Clear understanding of rules and regulations
Working knowledge of the trucking industry
Importance of primary and secondary vehicle control systems
The rules and regulations of hours of service ( how many hours till you exceed the limit)
Daily drivers log
Preventive Maintenance
Pre Trip Inspection
Coupling and uncoupling
Shifting patterns
Air brake systems
Log Book
Proper Vehicle Control
Backing
Speed Management (important)
Space Management
Skid Control and Recovery
Handling Cargo
Cargo Documentation
Personal Health and Safety
Drugs and Alcohol
Properly securing a load (your responsibility)
Understanding Bill of Lading
Trip Planning (Using an Atlas or Map)
Communication
Hazardous Materials
Straight line backing
Extreme Driving Conditions
Driving Mountain Roads and Grades
Night Driving
Recognizing and Reporting Malfunctions
Decision Making in emergency maneuvers
Accidents and Breakdowns
Permits
Daily Log
Night Driving