TDT 201- In-Truck Skills Lab/Range/Backing- Hours 8 to 16
- Six Hours
- Coupling and Uncoupling of Trailers
- Continued Practice on Backing Maneuvers
- Coupling and Uncoupling Tractor/Trailer, procedures include:
- Connecting/Disconnecting air lines and electrical lines
- Releasing King-Pin Lock
- Raising and Lowering Trailer Landing Gear
- Successful Separation of Tractor and Trailer
- Students Continue Practicing Various Backing Maneuvers
- Two Hours Practice Tests on Pre-trip inspection
TDT 201- In-Truck Skills Lab/Range/Backing- Hours 16 to 24
- Eight Hours Students continue to work on driving and backing skills applying the defensive driving procedures; students continue to practice proper technique to set up and enter various backing maneuvers for purposes of parking, docking and delivery.
TDT 201- In-Truck Skills Lab/Range/Backing- Hours 24 to 32
- Four Hours Forward and Reverse Driving to 100 feet; students acquire proper technique on approaching and entering a limited length driveway or alley, both forward and reverse
- Four Hours Alley Docking; students learn and demonstrate proper technique backing tractor/trailer in an alley or driveway such as between two buildings or the wall of a loading dock
TDT 201- In-Truck Skills Lab/Range/Backing- Hours 32 to 40
- Two Hours Jack Knife Parking; students learn and demonstrate the proper technique and set-up procedure to jack-knife tractor/trailer into a 90 degree angle.
- Two Hours Four Point Brake Test; students learn the proper sequence in which to demonstrate the 4 point brake test. It is critical the students perform the test in its proper sequence. Failure to do so will result in automatic failure of the driving examination and the student would have to be rescheduled to test at the D.O.T. test site.
- Four Hours Review of student’ Overall Competency on:
- Pre-trip Inspection Procedure
- Backing Maneuver