Course Objective: The CDL-A Truck Driver Training program is designed to prepare students for the Indiana CDL examination. Driving time includes 30-46 hours of over-the-road and range instruction, utilizing a one-on-one delivery. Course Description: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to: Basic Operations: Control Systems, Vehicle Inspections, Basic Control, Shifting, Backing, Coupling/Uncoupling, Basic Control, Special Rigs Safe Operating Practices: Visual Search, Communication, Speed Management, Night Operation, Extreme Driving Conditions, Proficiency Development (Safe Operating Practices), Truck Safety at Railroad Crossings Advanced Operating Practices: Hazard Perception, Emergency Maneuvers, Skid Control and Recovery Vehicle Maintenance: Vehicle Systems, Preventive Maintenance and Servicing, Diagnosing and Reporting Malfunctions Non-Vehicle Activities: Handling Cargo, Cargo Documentation, Hours of Service Requirements, Accident Procedures, Personal Health and Safety, Trip Planning, Public and Employee Relations, International Border Crossing Procedures, Driver Dispatch Relations, DOT Rules and Regulations Preparation for CDL Examination: General Knowledge, Air Brakes, Combination Vehicles, Doubles and Triples, Tank Trucks, Hazardous Materials. WIN career readiness software must be successfully completed.
49.0205 Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles, for-hire vehicles and other commercial vehicles, or to instruct commerical vehicle operators. Includes instruction in operating gas, diesel, or electrically-powered vehicles; loading and unloading cargo or passengers; reporting delays or accidents on the road; verifying load against shipping papers; arranging transportation for personnel; and keeping records of receipts and fares.
11/12 TABE testing.Hold an Official Drivers License - Student Pass CDL Class A Permit - Student Pass DOT Physical - Student PASS Federal Drug Screen Arranged through CTS Driving Academy (Jenn) Complete DQ paperwork Via On line driver file application Provide MVR Driving Record Via on line driver file application Provide 3 10 years work history - Via on line driver file application Have a high school diploma or equivalent or enrolled in HSE classes at FWCS. Complete and pass WIN career module assesments.