The Texan RV Park completes major enhancements, begins others

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ATHENS, Texas – The Texan RV Park, which hosts the National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) campus and serves as home to many students attending classes, announced the completion of several major enhancements to its facilities this summer.  The projects include: The main road into and circling the RV park was widened by a foot and repaved, and a check-in lane …

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NRVTA creates dedicated audio-video studio to produce training materials

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) created a dedicated, stand-alone studio to produce training videos, commercials and even talk shows, the company announced today.  After the school moved RV inspector training into a new building earlier this month, the old building was converted to an audio-video studio. The 20-by-60-foot building is large enough to set up a …

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NRVTA moves inspection training into new facility

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) moved all courses for RV inspectors into a new building last month. The 28×52-foot building is wider than the previous facility, which enables 32 students to sit in rows of six in order to be closer to the instructor. Two students share an 8-foot table equipped with a 20-inch monitor to …

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Searches show demand rising for RV inspection services

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Inspectors Association (NRVIA) today reported more than 10,000 people a month are performing searches on the group’s website to locate inspectors in their area. Search activity has consistently remained at that level through August and September, with some months recording more than 15,000 search requests, said Stephanie Henson, NRVIA director of administration.  “When we …

NRVIA reports inspections work to help close RV sales

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ATHENS, Texas – With restrictions being imposed on customers wanting evaluations on new or used RVs sold by some dealerships, the National RV Inspectors Association (NRVIA) suggests dealers who fear that an inspection could risk losing a potential sale are needlessly concerned.  NRVIA surveyed its inspectors in May and was surprised by some of the results. For example: 41% of …

NRVTA expands its communications team

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced the addition of two staff members to enhance communications and material generated by the center. Codi Johnson was hired to be the creative editor and Melissa Flammia will serve as social media manager. Together, they are responsible for creating consistent messages across multiple channels promoting NRVTA and its courses …

Avoid an RV buying nightmare

How to avoid an RV buying Nightmare

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If you’re looking to buy a new or used RV you may be wondering what steps you need to take to avoid buying something that has the potential to fall apart or cost a small fortune to fix. Here’s a five part answer coming from someone who has experienced what could happen when you’re buying an RV alone. Brenda Puckett …

Yolanda Sorrells joins NRVTA staff as a student advisor

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced Yolanda Sorrells joined the staff as the training center’s third student advisor. She will respond to inquiries from people regarding NRVTA training programs and courses, help them select classes and assist in completing enrollment documents.  A native of Palmer, Texas, Sorrells learned of NRVTA in a roundabout way. Her …

Dump your RV tanks up hill!

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Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you’ve found the perfect set up spot but you’re too far away or downhill from the sewer connection? Here we have a solution, whether you are boondocking or moochdocking: a macerator.  Some rigs come equipped with a macerator, but many don’t. I do suggest upgrading your RV game by purchasing a …

NRVTA announces working arrangement with Coach-Net

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ATHENS, Texas – The National RV Training Academy (NRVTA) today announced that graduates of its technical training program can apply to be a part of Coach-Net’s vendor network. Coach-Net has provided around-the-clock emergency road services to RVers since 1987. Always looking to expand their network of thousands of RV dealerships, repair centers, and other emergency providers, Coach-Net will begin accepting …