TRA0080 Tractor Trailer Truck Driving0 credit hour(s) | Fall | Spring | Summer
This course will prepare students for entry into the trucking and logistics industry. Students study vehicle safety, accident prevention, operating regulations, cargo handling, documentation procedures, pre-trip preparation, vehicle inspection, maintenance, service, control procedures, backing, coupling, uncoupling, maneuvering, road and hazardous driving skills, math, communication, employability, entrepreneurship, and licensing requirements. This course will focus on broad, transferable skills and will stress understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the commercial vehicle driving industry: planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues. Contact: 320 clock hours. Additional fee. Does not count toward A.A. degree or A.S. degree.