Commercial Driving (458)

458-340. CDL Class B Straight Truck Dr. (5 Credits)

Students will be prepared to drive non-combination vehicles such as: short-haul delivery trucks, construction and excavating vehicles and trucks used in the sand mining, concrete or other similar industries. Students successfully completing this course will have an opportunity to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver's License.

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458-341. Truck Driving as a Profession. (4 Credits)

Study the laws pertaining to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). Gain an understanding of the paperwork associated with the trucking industry. Learn about trip planning, hours of service, and gain basic driving experience by using simulators.

Prerequisites: (458-345 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D- and 458-342 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D-)

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458-342. Truck Driving-Basic Experience. (4 Credits)

Learn about loading procedures, weight distribution techniques and security issues. Explore how to properly inspect and safely operate a CMV driving in controlled settings.

Prerequisites: (458-347 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B- or 458-341 with a minimum grade of B-) and 458-348 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B- and 458-345 with a minimum grade of B-

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458-345. Truck Driving Road Experience. (4 Credits)

Focus on trip planning, loading procedures, weight distribution techniques, security issues, operational skills and behind-the-wheel instruction of a professional truck driver.

Prerequisites: (458-347 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B- or 458-341 with a minimum grade of B-) and 458-342 with a minimum grade of B- and 458-348 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B-

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458-347. Truck Driving Theory. (2 Credits)

Study the laws pertaining to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). Gain an understanding of the paperwork associated with the trucking industry. Learn about trip planning.

Prerequisites: 458-348 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B- and 458-345 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B-

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458-348. Truck Driving Fundamentals. (2 Credits)

Study hours of service, practice trip planning and gain basic driving experience by using simulators.

Prerequisites: 458-347 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B- and 458-342 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B- and 458-345 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of B-

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458-402. Class B Truck Driver Training. (0.6 Credits)

Course content covers knowledge and skills associated with Department of Transportation-approved procedures for pre-trip inspection and brake testing for Class B CDL.

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458-402A. Truck Dr Trng Class B Permit. (0.4 Credits)

To prepare learners for a Class B CDL permit.

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458-440. Truck Driver Refresher. (1 Credit)

Focus on operational skills and behind-the-wheel instruction of a professional truck driver.

Prerequisites: 458-345 with a minimum grade of C-

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