Commercial Truck Driving

Commercial Truck Driving

About

The Commercial Truck Driving program is designed to prepare participants for employment in the field of transportation or as an enhancement or stackable credential to other career-technical programs currently being offered.  The curriculum content includes the Department of Transportation rules and regulations, Mississippi requirements for obtaining a commercial driver’s license, and the operations of a semi tractor-trailer.  Course delivery will include classroom and hands-on equipment training.  Employability, work maturity and basic educational skills will be taught.

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Curriculum

For a complete list of courses, please see our college catalog.

Admission Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Pass a Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) physical for Commercial Truck Drivers and have the physical capability of reaching clutch and brake pedals while in driver’s position.  For a clarification of the federal regulations see www.fmcsa.dot.gov and refer to part 391.47.
  • Receive a negative test result on a drug test.
  • Submission of an official copy of driving records, misdemeanor records, and felon records are required.
  • Have a current valid driver’s license, social security card, and birth certificate.
  • If no ACT test scores are on file, take the ACCUPLACER placement test with no specific score required.

Gainful Employment

Contact

Raymond
Sarah Warren

Sarah.Warren@hindscc.edu
P: 601-857-3337

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