Truck Driver Training

Courses

TDT 1201. Truck Driving Training I. 3 hrs.

This course is the classroom presentation portion of the truck driver training program. The course is designed for people with no commercial driving experience. This course will provide the student with a basic orientation on commercial driver's license requirements. This course will concentrate on the rules, regulations, and other requirements necessary to prepare students for passing the written portion of the CDL examination. Prerequisite: At least 18 years old, show that driving privileges are not suspended, revoked, canceled or disqualified, meet the medical requirement of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation or prove exempt status of not being subject to the regulations. Lecture, 3 hours.

TDT 1202. Truck Driver Training II. 7 hrs.

This course is the driving or behind-the-wheel portion of the truck driver training program. The student will be expected to demonstrate the proper preparation, handling, safety, and driving skills necessary to pass the Commerical Driver's License (CDL) examination. The activities included in this course will involve both on-the-lot driving as well as over-the-road driving on city streets and highways. Prerequisite: At least 18 years old, show that driving privileges are not suspended, revoked, canceled or disqualified, meet the medical requirement of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation or prove exempt status of not being subject to the regulations. Lecture, 7 hours.

TDT 2210. Equipment Refresher Training. 6 hrs.

CDL-Basic Operating Practices, CDL-Safe Driving Practices, and CDL Advanced Operating Practices are all reviewed in this course. This course will include hands-on, over-the-road driving of equipment and review class "A' commerical driver's license requirements. The course will review general knowledge and safe driving practices while operating a commercial vehicle. Detailed knowledge of advanced operating practices will also be reviewed in order to drive a commercial vehicle. This training will include information on federal/state rules and regulations. Prerequisite: At least 18 years old, show a current Illinois Driver's License with no outstanding or unpaid violations anywhere in the United States, meet the medical requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations or prove exempt status of not being subject to the regulations, meet the employment standards of the trucking industry; hold a current commercial driver's license (CDL). Lab, 12 hours.

TDT 2275. Truck Driver Permit Testing. 4 hrs.

This course is the classroom presentation of the truck driver training program and is designed for people that need to renew their existing commercial driver's license. This course will provide the student with a basic orientation on commercial driver's license requirements, and, will concentrate on the rules, regulations and other requirements necessary to prepare students for the written portion of the CDL examination. Prerequisite: At least 18 years old, hold a current Illinois Driver's License with no outstanding or unpaid violations anywhere in the United States, produce the CDL when requested, meet the medical requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations or prove exempt status of not being subject to the regulations, and meet the employment standards of the trucking industry. Lecture, 4 hours.