Commercial Truck Driving Program
The program is a combination of classroom, hands-on-equipment training, and actual road driving. It includes fundamental instruction on safety, Department of Transportation rules and regulations, driving practices, air brakes, hazardous materials, and emergencies. Operating diesel powered vehicles, practice in performing vehicle inspections, coupling and uncoupling, maneuvering, backing, and driving a tractortrailer truck under varying road and climate conditions. Includes, loading and unloading cargo, reporting delays or accidents on the road, verifying loads against shipping records, and keeping necessary records. Also instructions in proper shifting, log books, preparing paperwork, and map reading
Jones County Junior College (Jones College) is an open door, two-year institution granting Associate in Arts (AA) degrees, Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees, Career and Technical certificates, Adult Education credentials, and Workforce credentials. JC inspires greatness by providing higher education programs and support services consistent with the ideals of a democratic society in order to meet the higher education needs of the communities of interest through postsecondary programming, workforce and economic development, and community development. To pursue these ideals, Jones College provides (1) human, financial, and physical resources for quality programming; (2) higher education programs to meet the needs and interests of students; (3) workforce education solutions for business and industry to enhance economic development; (4) educational support services for teaching, learning, and higher education programming; and (5) quality development through continuous planning and assessment.