Commercial Vehicle Operator

Truck driver stands with truck

This program will teach prospective professional drivers safe driving practices, proper handling of equipment, good customer relations, and other related areas of instruction critical to their success in the trucking industry.

Content was developed with recommendations from professional drivers, supervisors, safety personnel, and industry executives who recognize the need for properly trained drivers. This program is among the few schools in the country that have earned certification by the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI). PTDI is a national, nonprofit organization sponsored by the nation's trucking industry to advance truck driving proficiency, safety and professional standards among drivers.

Students will be prepared to take the Motor Vehicle Administration Class A Commercial Vehicle License skills exam and can earn the following endorsements: general knowledge, air brakes, combination, doubles/triples, tankers and hazardous materials. The course includes defensive driving training and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations required entry-level driver training certificate. This program is a statewide designated program.

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