Professional Truck Driving

Perry Tech’s 5-week Professional Truck Driving program begins with in-classroom preparations for the Department of Licensing knowledge tests, then moves into visual inspections, backing maneuvers, on-road driving, manual transmission shifting and double clutching in order to train you to begin a career in the commercial driving industry.

The program provides the knowledge and skills necessary for taking the commercial driver’s license (CDL) skills test and prepares you for additional endorsement exams. Please note, candidates must be 21+ years of age to enroll in this program.

Students attending the Professional Truck Driving program are eligible to apply for scholarship support. For more information contact, [email protected] or 509-453-0374. Start your career in Professional Truck Driving by scheduling your tour today!

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5-Week Program

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  • Pre-trip inspections
  • Shifting/operating transmissions
  • Backing and docking
  • Coupling/uncoupling
  • Visual search
  • Speed and space management
  • Extreme driving conditions
  • Maintenance
  • Cargo handling
  • Hours of service
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