CDL/Truck Driving 160 Hour

Price: $2,950.00

Seats

Topics covered include, but are not limited to the following:

Part One

Section 1: Introduction

  • Commercial Drivers’ License Tests
  • Other CDL Rules
  • Hours of Service — Log Book
  • Map Reading

Section 2: Driving Safety

  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Basic Control of Your Vehicle
  • Shifting Gears
  • Seeing
  • Communications
  • Controlling Speed
  • Managing Space
  • Driving at Night
  • Driving in Fog
  • Driving in Winter
  • Driving in Very Hot Weather
  • Railroad Crossings
  • Mountain Driving
  • Seeing Hazards
  • Emergencies
  • Skid Control and Recovery
  • Accident Procedures
  • Fires
  • Staying Alert and Fit to Drive
  • Hazardous Materials Rules for all Commercial Drivers

Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely

  • Inspecting Cargo
  • Weight and Balance
  • Securing Cargo
  • Other Cargo Needing Special Attention

Part Two

Section 5: Air Brakes

  • The Parts of an Air Brake System
  • Dual Air Brakes
  • Inspecting Air Brake Systems
  • Using Air Brakes

Section 6: Combination Vehicles

  • Driving Combination Vehicles Safely
  • Combination Vehicle Air Brakes
  • Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Inspecting a Combination Vehicle

Section 7: Doubles and Triples

  • Pulling Double/Triple Trailers
  • Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Inspecting Doubles and Triples
  • Doubles/Triples Air Brake Check

Section 8: Tank Vehicles

  • Inspecting Tank Vehicles
  • Driving Tank Vehicles
  • Safe Driving Rules

Section 9: Hazardous Materials

  • The Intent of the Regulations
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation — Who Does What
  • Communication Rules
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Bulk Packaging Marking, Loading, and Unloading
  • Hazardous Materials—Driving and Parking Rules
  • Hazardous Materials — Emergencies

Part Three

Section 10: Pre-trip Vehicle Inspection Test

  • All Vehicles
  • External Inspection (School Bus/Truck/Tractor)
  • School Bus Only
  • Trailer
  • Coach/Transit Bus

Section 11: Basic Control Skills

  • Scoring
  • Exercises

Section 12: On-road Driving Test

  • How you will be tested