What Will You Learn During CDL Training?
Our comprehensive CDL training program gives you everything you need to know to get your CDL, to drive a truck professionally, and to get employed in the trucking industry.
Our CDL school classes are 160-hours and last 4 short weeks.
Our truck driver program is designed to teach students the skills and abilities to safely operate a tractor- trailer on rural, city streets and highways under various traffic weather and road conditions.
Students will also learn how to transport hazardous materials, air braking system, combination vehicles, plan trips, read maps, complete permits, hours of service logs, conduct vehicle inspections and the importance of compliance with commercial motor vehicle regulations.
Student will receive at least 20 clock hours of actual behind the wheel (BTW) training on the school’s range. They will also receive at least 24 clock hours of actual BTW training on rural, city streets and highways during their four weeks of CDL training.
The program is designed to meet the needs of companies across the country. It is the foundation of our truck driving training program and meets the needs for many companies and for many students to get started in the trucking industry.
The student will apply for and be prepared to pass the Texas State Commercial Driver’s License written examination, the physical skills test; pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic vehicle control stills test and on-road test. Students should be able to enter the trucking industry as entry-level CDL truck driver.
As a Community Truck Driving School student, your CDL training will include:
Truck driver training at our practice facility and on the road, real world conditions
Standard/manual transmission truck training
Map reading, trip planning, logging and compliance with Department of Transportation laws
Backing, turning and hooking/unhooking an industry standard 53-foot trailer
Advanced truck driving techniques such as skid avoidance and truck recovery
Emergency actions for special situations such as a break away trailer or hydroplaning
Many more skills, techniques and tips you will need as a professional truck driver