The First time behind the wheel of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) may seem overwhelming at first. There are many skills that go into operating a CMV, and how that Professional Truck Driver executes these skills identify them in a crowd. Once you have a complete understanding of operating components on a Class A CDL vehicle, you will be ready to hit the road in our Instructor-led environment.
Downshifting is a skill used to safely approach a stop such as a street light, crosswalk or exit off a highway. Proper downshifting is essential for full control of a vehicle while slowing down or approaching a stop.