Commercial Truck Driving
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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For a complete list of courses, please see our college catalog.
- 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.