Tractor Trailer Course Outline

Tractor Trailer Course Outline

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Classroom (96 hours)
CDL Permit Study
Hazardous Materials
Job Procurement
DOT Regulations
Map Reading/Trip Planning
Hours of Service (Log Books)
Shifting (Transmission Usage)
Defensive Driving
Hazard Perception
Night Operation
Extreme Driving Conditions
Accident Reports
Railroad Crossing Safety
Double Trailers

Road & Yard (144 hours)
Pre-Trip Inspection
Straight Backing
45 Degree Dock Backing
90 Degree Dock Backing
Blindside Backing
Double Clutching
Interstate Driving
Rural Road Driving
City Driving
On/Off Ramps
Changing Lanes
Space/Speed Management
Uphill/Downhill Driving
Hazard Recognition

After successfully completing 240 hours of training and meeting all of the program requirements.  The Secretary Of State's Office (for Illinois residents only) will administer the Skills and Road Test and upon successfully passing the test you'll receive a Class A CDL License.

Other Courses Available
On Line CDL Written Exam Preparation Study Course
Hours of Service
Refresher Training Course
Entry Level Driver Training as required by DOT

* Courses can be conducted on-campus or on-site

For more information contact Pete Powell:
(217) 443-8565 or
DACC Technology Center, Room 147