Prepares students with the knowledge and skills to take the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) skills exam. Students will learn CDL laws, use of controls, safe driving techniques and defensive driving. The course includes classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel training. Students will take practices tests designed to prepare them for the CDL skills exam. Lecture 40 hours. 120 Driving hours. Total 160 hours.
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Students will learn defensive driving techniques that can help you avoid and prevent crashes. This is an eight-hour classroom session approved by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. If you are required by the court to attend a driver improvement clinic, the court will determine if you are to be awarded safe driving points. You must present documentation from the court to the driver improvement clinic that you attend before DMV can award points. Safe driving points will not be awarded if the clinic does not receive this documentation.
The purpose of training, testing, and certifying escort vehicle drivers is to promote a clear understanding of proper escort vehicle operations.