Defensive Driving


Course Description
General truck driving with hands-on skill development and instruction coordinated with the Department of Transportation. Each part includes 100 hours.

Is this class for you?
Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or a GED certificate. In addition, students must be at least 21 years of age, have an acceptable driving record, complete and pass a Department of Transportation Physical Exam, have the ability to read, write and speak the English language, and meet the requirements of the Motor Carrier Federal Safety Regulations, Qualifications of Drivers.
What is covered in this course:

  • Orientation and Basic Operation
  • Basic Shifting and Backing Skills
  • Basic Skills Drill and Safe Operating Practices
  • Advanced Skills Drill and Advanced Operating Practices
  • Maintenance, Non-Vehicle Activities: Cargo and Trips
  • Accident Prevention and Procedures & Personal Development


For more information
Please call Heather Young:
972/761-6716 or email:

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