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transportation technology

Commercial Driver's License

This program will give students professional driver training that focuses on both classroom and in-vehicle training time. Students will complete a range of driver competencies and become safe, comfortable, confident, law-abiding drivers. Students will exit the program prepared to take the Utah State Driving Exam on control skills for the Class A Truck/Trailer and Utah State Preventative Maintenance of tractor and trailer.


Students will gain knowledge of the following:

  • Preventative Maintenance of tractor and trailer
  • Tractor/trailer control systems
  • Federal Commercial Safety Alliance Systems
  • Space management techniques
  • Tractor/trailer coupling and uncoupling
  • Speed Management, Night driving
  • Backing Skills, Straight line, Alley Dock, Parallel Park, Offset
  • City and Highway driving

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Must possess valid Utah State drivers license or equivalent
  • Driving record with no DUI, negligent, reckless or hit and run infractions within the past five years
  • No more than 3 moving violations in the past 36 months
  • Must be able to pass the Federal DOT physical exam and drug screen
  • No felony convictions within five years
  • Minimum age of 18 years old to enroll in commercial driving
  • Minimum age of 21 years old to enroll in long haul commercial driving
  • Drug test will be administered during the first week of school and as needed if reasonable suspicion presents itself with the student

*Applications made before the deadline are given priority, but applications made after the deadline will be considered if space is available.

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