Class A Truck Driver Training

Course Overview

8 week, 180 hour tractor-trailer course.

Course Breakdown

Classroom – Week 1

Day 1-3 General Knowledge Study Guide
Air Brake Study Guide
Combination Study Guide
Class C Study Guide
Day 4 D.O.T Physical & Drug Test
Test Review on General Knowledge
Air Brakes, Combination and Class C
Day 5 Map Reading Class
Log Book Class
Hazardous Material, Tankers, Doubles/Triples Study Guide
DMV Written Exam
Number of hours completed – 40 hours

Yard Skills – Week 2-5

Week 2 Yard Orientation
Pre-Trip Inspection
Walk Around Inspection
Air Brake Inspection
Week 3, 4 & 5 Double Clutching
Gear Shifting
Forward Stopping
Coupling and Uncoupling
Straight Line Backing
Alley Docking
Parallel parking
Offset back right & Offset Back left
Use of side Mirrors
Number of hours completed – 80 hours

On the Road – Week 6-8

Week 6-7 Defensive DrivingFollowing Distance
Gear Recovery
Right Turns
Left Turns
Lane Changing
Entering & Exiting Freeways
Reaction to Hazardous
Week 8 DMV Testing (Pre-Trip, Yard & Road)
Number of hours completed – 60 hours

Total Number of Hours Completed  –  180 Hours