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Pro Driver Training

60 Gonyeau Rd, Milton, VT 5468

(805) 893-4955 | Website

Pro Driver Training - Vermont's Premier Truck Driver Training School

CDL Class A

During your Class A training, you will operate 10 speed tractor trailers to prepare you for entry-level local, regional, and over-road hauling. You will receive hands-on, one-on-one training from our certified driving instructors who, combined, have more than 70 years of truck driving experience.

Course includes:

- Minimum of 148 hours of training.

- Classroom and independent study.

- Lab training to include but not limited to pre-trip inspection, identifying hazards, maintenance and securing cargo.

- One-on-one behind the wheel training on the range and on the road.

CDL Class B

During your Class B training, you will operate a 6-speed, 24-foot box truck to prepare you for local and regional entry-level CDL B positions. Students will receive hands-on, one-on-one training from our certified driving instructors who, combined, have more than 50 years of truck driving experience.

Course includes:

- Minimum of 74 hours of training.

- Classroom and independent study.

- Lab training to include but not limited to pre-trip inspection, identifying hazards, maintenance and securing cargo.

- One-on-one behind the wheel training on the range and on the road.

The Pro Driver Training program is designed to prepare you for success. Through a combination of lab, behind the wheel and classroom training you will gain the knowledge, confidence and experience to start your rewarding career as a professional truck driver.

At PDT you will complete 6 comprehensive units. Additional dedication and time will be allowed for areas that require more refinement, your success is our goal.

Course Materials

All course materials and text books are provided by PDT. Our program follows the PTDI (Professional Truck Drivers Institute) recommended curriculum and minimum hours of training. We use the following materials to provide you with the most comprehensive training possible:

Vermont CDL Manual

Delmar’s Tractor Trailer Truck Driving Text Book

Hours of Service Log Book

FMCS Regulations Hand Book

Students are required to attend all scheduled classes, lab, range and behind the wheel training in order to complete the course.

Orientation

Preparation for CDL Permit exams

Basic Operation

Control Systems

Vehicle Inspections

Basic Control

Shifting

Backing and Docking

Safe Operating Practices

Visual Search

Vehicle Communication

Speed Management

Space Management

Advanced Operating Procedures

Night Operation

Extreme Driving Conditions

Hazard Perception

Emergency Maneuvers/Skid Avoidance

Skid Control and Recovery

Passive Railroad Crossings

Vehicle Systems Identification and Maintenance

Diagnosing and Reporting Malfunctions

Non-Vehicle Activities

Handling and Documenting Cargo

Environmental Issues

Hours of Service Requirements

Accident Procedures

Managing Life on the Road /Personal Resources

Trip Planning

Communication Skills

Seeking Employment

We offer flexible scheduling to meet your needs.


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