Scanning is the first step in the SIPDE methodology. Understanding effective scanning techniques like WHAT to look for, WHEN to look for it & HOW to effectively scan are imperative for Hazard Recognition.

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Driver Consultation 3

Meet with an Excel Career Placement Specialist to learn about new opportunities in the transportation industry. Discuss how your experience as a professional truck driver may have opened opportunities as a Driver Leader or Owner-Operator.


Overview/discuss transcript skills for career placement
Discuss the benefits of becoming an Owner-Operator
Discuss the opportunities as a Driver Leader - "set your roots & live local"

Basic CDL Road

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.

Basic CDL Pre-Trip

Pre-Trip inspections can seem overwhelming, especially when studying alone. Our Instructor-led Basic CDL Pre-Trip course will give a complete understanding of operating components on a Class A CDL vehicle. A proper understanding of the operating components on a commercial motor vehicle is essential for daily tasks in your career as a Professional Truck Driver.

Free Drive

Free Drive is open to Driver Leader Judgement based on previous AOIs to provide student strength training

Colfax Route

Colfax is an advanced route that has a heavy emphasis on progressive shifting in heavy traffic. This will require the driver to maintain their lane in small congested areas while staying calm and collected around heavy traffic.

Sheridan/Wadsworth Route

This Intermediate driving route will train in various amounts of traffic, generally ranging from medium to heavy congestion. You will have an emphasis on fuel management, turning, shifting and intersection analysis during this drive.