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Professional Truck Driving


Graduates of the this program will be able to:

  • Explain a general overview of the trucking industry, how it functions, and what to expect as a professional truck driver
  • Demonstrate safety regulations and precautions
  • Identify Department of Transportation laws and regulations that govern a commercial motor vehicle
  • Perform as a responsible employee in a manner that is a credit to the occupation
  • Demonstrate maneuvering skills with tractor-trailer equipment as required by the trucking industry
  • Adopt an effective and detailed approach to trip planning, including map reading, route selection, cargo restrictions, legal weight distribution, and hours of service
  • Drive safely and efficiently on rural roads, highways, and urban streets

Check out the 2018-19 Annual Program Assessment Review for information on how this program assures that its students are attaining learning outcomes.

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