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Truck Driver Curriculum

Truck Driver Training at CVCC involves classroom work and driving on the range and on the road.

Truck Driver Training Curriculum

The course involves extensive training, divided into three parts: 


  • CDL Permit & Endorsement Instruction.
  • Driver Qualification
  • Driver Wellness
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Hours of Service & Map Reading
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Air Brake Training
  • Defensive Driving
  • Cargo Handling
  • Whistleblower Protection

Range Driving

  • Pre-trip inspection
  • Basic vehicle control
  • Proper use of clutch and gears
  • Proper backing techniques
  • Coupling/Uncoupling

Road Driving

  • Defensive driving
  • Vehicle control
  • Proper use of clutch and gears
  • Different roads and conditions
  • Observation of Highway Laws
  • Loaded trailers
  • Night driving