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CDL DRIVER TRAINING

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Trans 360 CDL Training

This school is licensed under Chapter 28C.10 RCW. Inquires or complaints regarding this private vocational school may be made to the:   

Workforce Board, 128 -10th Ave. SW Box 43105, Olympia, WA 98504   

 

   Class A CDL / 160 Hours of Training   


   Class Objective:  
  

Primary – To reduce collisions involving all vehicles, thereby, alleviate the human suffering and monetary loss caused by such crashes.   

      

   Secondary: To insure that equipment will arrive at the point to which it is dispatched; to improve efficiency and to lower operating and maintenance cost; to get full use of the equipment; and to improve public relations with the rest of the motoring public.   

 

   Classroom-40 Hours   

 

General Knowledge / Basic Vehicle Operation and Safety   

  1. Basic Control of Your Vehicle  
  2. Managing Difficult Driving Conditions  
  3. Transporting Cargo Safety  
  4. Managing Dangerous Situations, Emergencies, and Accidents  
  5. Staying Alert and Fit to Drive  
  6. Hazardous Materials Rules for All Drivers of Commercial Vehicles  

 

Air Brake Systems   

  1. Parts of the Air Brake System  
  2. Using Air Brakes   

 

Combination Vehicles

  1. Driving Combination Vehicles  
  2. Combination Vehicle Air Brake Systems  
  3. Coupling and Uncoupling Trailers  
  4. Inspecting Combination Vehicles 
  5. Tank Vehicles and  Doubles and Triples     

       

Means: DVD / Interaction / Discussion / Quiz  

 

70 hours of combined lab training, range training and observation      

Yard      

       1.Component Identification  
       2.Tire Chaining|
       3.Vehicle Inspection 
       4.Backing 
       5.Coupling Uncoupling
       6.Brake adjustment       

 

 

Backing    

  1. Blind Spots / Clearances / Mirror Usage  
  2. Safe Backing Procedures  
  3. Various Backing Maneuvers  

    Street Driving
    1. Required Vehicle Inspection   
    2. Basic Shifting Techniques  
    3. Right / Left Turns  
    4. City / Rural / Freeway Driving  
    5. Space and Speed Management  

        

Means: Hands-on Vehicle and Observation  

    

Actual behind the Wheel Time per Student   

 

Street Driving – 18 Hours (partial list of items covered) 

  1. Required Vehicle Inspection   
  2. Basic Shifting Techniques  
  3. Right / Left Turns  
  4. City / Rural / Freeway Driving  
  5. Space and Speed Management  

    

Backing- 16 Hours    

  1. Blind Spots / Clearances / Mirror Usage  
  2. Safe Backing Procedures  
  3. Various Backing Maneuvers  

 

 Means: Hands-on Vehicle Operation  

 

Proficiency Development - 16 Hours

  1.  Proficiency Development is based on the specific needs of each student.  

 

 Means: Hands-on Vehicle Operation  

Class B CDL / 48 Hours of Training   
 

Class Objective:       

 

Primary – To reduce collisions involving all vehicles, thereby, alleviate the human suffering and monetary loss caused by such crashes.         

 

Secondary: To insure that equipment will arrive at the point to which it is dispatched; to improve efficiency and to lower operating and maintenance cost; to get full use of the equipment; and to improve public relations with the rest of the motoring public.   

 

Classroom - 20 Hours consists of 8 Modules   

 

General Knowledge / Basic Vehicle Operation and Safety   

1.  Basic Control of Your Vehicle  

  1. Managing Difficult Driving Conditions  
  2. Transporting Cargo Safety  
  3. Managing Dangerous Situations, Emergencies, and Accidents  
  4. Staying Alert and Fit to Drive  
  5. Hazardous Materials Rules for All Drivers of Commercial Vehicles  

 

Air Brake Systems   

  1. Parts of the Air Brake System  
  1. Using Air Brakes
  2. Final Written Test  

Means: DVD / Interaction / Discussion /Quiz      

Lab – 6 Hours   

  1. Component Identification  
  2. Tire Chaining  
  3. Vehicle Inspection  

 

 Means: Hands-on Vehicle  

 

 

Backing – 4 hours    

  1. Blind Spots / Clearances / Mirror Usage  
  2. Safe Backing Procedures  
  3. Various Backing Maneuvers  

       

Means: Hands-on Vehicle Operation  

Street Driving – 14 Hours (partial list of items covered)  

  1. Required Vehicle Inspection   
  2. Basic Shifting Techniques  
  3. Right / Left Turns  
  4. City / Rural / Freeway Driving  
  5. Space and Speed Management  

       

Means: Hands-on Vehicle Operation  

 

Proficiency Development – 4 Hours   

  1. Proficiency Development is based on the specific needs of each student.  

 

 

 Oregon CDL Skills Testing (Portland, Clackamas, Sherwood, St. Helens, Wilsonville, Mcminnville

and Bend OR.) 

 

 Oregon CDL Training 

 

Trans360 provides third party skills test for Oregon.

We have a Class A vehicle and a Class B and passenger vehicle available for rental if you do not have one. We provide testing for all CMV's EXCEPT school buses.

All drivers must have a CDL if they wish to operate: A single vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,001 or more pounds.

Pull a trailer with a GVWR of 10,001 or more pounds if the gross combination weight rating is 26,001 or more pounds.

Drive a vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver).

Any size vehicle which requires hazardous material placards.

The process prior to scheduling your test is listed below

The qualifications needed to obtain and hold a CDL instruction (or learner's) permit are dependent on the type of driving you do or intend to do and the type of driving you certify.

If you certify a driving type of intrastate or excepted interstate, you must:

You will get an instructional permit that is valid for 6 months. 

Formal training is the most reliable way to learn the many special skills required for safely driving a large commercial vehicle and becoming a professional driver in the trucking industry.

When you are ready to schedule a CDL skills test.

You can preview the Oregon CDL Pretrip here:

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/DMV/multi_media/cdl_pre-trip_inspection_review.wmv

 You can call Trans360 to schedule in  Portland, Clackamas, Sherwood, St. Helens, Wilsonville, Mcminnville and Bend OR

. We will need to schedule at least 48hrs prior to the test. Call Trans 360 at 503-554-9621 to schedule or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..