This course covers driving laws and rules, basic commercial vehicle maintenance, inspection requirements, safe cargo transport, vehicle control, driving in extreme conditions, and other commercial vehicle knowledge.
You’ll also be tested on driving skills, including backing, turning, other vehicle movement, road hazards, handling emergencies, rural and urban driving, clutch usage, up and down grades, and more.
Additional written tests are required if the vehicle you will drive has air brakes, or if you seek endorsements for special equipment. The additional tests are for:
- Air brakes
- Combination vehicles
- Passenger transport
- Hazardous materials
- Tank vehicles
- Double and triple trailers