This 320 clock hour program is offered throughout the school year. You will need to get a Class “A” learning permit before starting class and the same requirements as a Class A licensee needs. The Pell grant is NOT available for this program.
The Commercial Vehicle Driving course runs 4 days a week, 10 hours per day for 8 weeks. It will cover the various Department of Transportation regulations, demonstrations, handling freight, defensive driving techniques, how to handle accidents, aspects of insurance, customer relations, maintenance of equipment, dealing with various transmissions, backing, docking, day and night driving in town and over the road.
In the field students work on basic driving skills, handling equipment, dealing with various transmissions, backing, docking, and handling.
Driving consists of city, day, and night driving