This section gets your driver started on the path to becoming a tractor-trailer driver. Your driver will learn how to
inspect a tractor and a trailer, what all the various parts and controls are named and what they are used for, how to
hook-up a tractor to a semi-trailer and then start practice driving on an off-street driving range.
Your driver will learn the proper procedures for starting the day:
Check the trailer coupling before driving each day.
To start, warm up and shut down the engine properly.
To put the vehicle in motion and accelerate smoothly, forward and backward.
The procedures for starting, warming up, and shutting down the engine; putting the vehicle in motion; and
The problems caused by idling longer than necessary.
Manufacturer's specifications for engine operation.
This course is included in the Student Driver Training Toolbox.What is the Student Driver
Training Toolbox? A box of tools to run your training program your way, with maximum efficiency. You can now track every
aspect of student training electronically. Who can benefit from this system? Truck driving schools, delivery companies, bus
lines, carriers, municipalities...any company that trains drivers.
The course below is from the catalog. View the other courses in the
Trucking Companies should use the service that we built for them: