All course materials and text books are provided by PDT. Our program follows the PTDI (Professional Truck Drivers Institute) recommended curriculum and minimum hours of training. We use the following materials to provide you with the most comprehensive training possible:
Vermont CDL Manual
Delmar’s Tractor Trailer Truck Driving Text Book
Hours of Service Log Book
FMCS Regulations Hand Book
Students are required to attend all schedule classes, lab, range, and behind the wheel training in order to complete the course.
Preparation for CDL Permit exams
Backing and Docking
Safe Operating Practices
Advanced Operating Procedures
Extreme Driving Conditions
Emergency Maneuvers/Skid Avoidance
Skid Control and Recovery
Passive Railroad Crossings
Vehicle Systems Identification and Maintenance
Diagnosing and Reporting Malfunctions
Handling and Documenting Cargo
Hours of Service Requirements
Managing Life on the Road /Personal Resources
We offer flexible scheduling to meet your needs.
At PDT you will complete 6 comprehensive units. Additional dedication and time will be allowed for areas that require more refinement, your success is our goal.
The Pro Driver Training program is designed to prepare you for success. Through a combination of lab, behind the wheel and classroom training you will gain the knowledge, confidence and experience to start your rewarding career as a professional truck driver.