ABOUT CDL

COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (CDL-A) COURSE (4 week/8 week courses)

Upcoming Courses: Open Enrollment-Classes Ongoing

Locations: North Charleston, Sumter, Walterboro and Hardeeville

What You Will Learn:

  • Range Skills. Pre-trip inspection; shifting; coupling and uncoupling; straight-line and offset backing; parallel parking; proper position of fifth wheel; adjust sliding tandems.
  • Over the Road (BTW). Two lane roads; divided highways; left and right turns on city streets; changing lanes; merging into traffic; proper actions at scales; safely fueling vehicle; night driving (3 hours); docking at a commercial dock.
  • Observation (OBS). Students will observe the operation of a commercial vehicle in the areas indicated above. Instructors will comment on areas to which students should pay special attention as a vehicle is operated.
  • Regulations. Motor carrier safety regulations; correct log book procedures; defensive driving; brake systems; accident reports; fire safety; training materials to prepare to pass permit test at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

What You Will Earn:

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-A). This program will prepare students to obtain their CDL-A from SCDMV, enabling them to seek employment as professional drivers.
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