Daytime Classes

The Commercial Vehicle Training Daytime Course consists of 6 weeks of classroom and hands on training.

The training is broken down into Classroom, Driving and Backing Training as follows:

Classroom Training Driving
Week #1
5 days - Drug Test
Orientation/Hours of Service CDL PREP and DOT Regulations
Hour of Service Regulations
Equipment Familiarization
Pre-trip Inspection
Coupling and Uncoupling
Preventive Maintenance
Defensive Driving Techniques
Vehicle Communication
Accidents
Regs./CDL PREP.
None
Week #2
5 days - Classroom
Hazardous Materials Transportation
Cargo Handling and Documentation
Trip Planning/Map Reading
Personal Health and Safety
Final Written Test - 100 Points
None
Week #3
None 5 days
Pre-trip Inspection
Shifting and Driving Fundamentals
Straight Line Backing
Coupling and Uncoupling
Rural and In-City Operation
Concourse Backing
Start Concourse Testing
Week #4
None 5 days
Pre-trip Inspection
In-City Driving and Backing
Freeway Driving
Concourse Backing
First Road Test - 225 Points
Week #5
None 5 days
Pre-trip Inspection
Freeway Driving
In-City Driving and Backing
Concourse Backing
Night Operations - Rural Driving
Week #6
None In-City Driving and Backing
Freeway Driving
Concourse Backing
DOT Scale Visit
CDL Testing
Final Driving Evaulations - 345 Points