CDL-177: Introduction to Commercial Driver License (CDL)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Intro to Comm Driver License
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
2 (for 15-week classes)
CDL-178, CDL-179, CDL-190, CDL-195
Course Description

Introduces cognitive and practical applications to the trucking industry to prepare students for the Commercial Driver's License (CDL) examination. Topics in this course, and tested on the State Third-Party Examination, include procedures and scoring, engines, preventive maintenance, drive train, tires, maneuvering, shifting, coupling and uncoupling, Federal Motor Carriers (FMC) Safety Regulations, and vehicle systems and controls. The course focuses on vehicle safety inspection procedures, safe driving practices, range orientation, requirements for the Commercial Driver's License examination, and logging cargo in preparation for the Training Instruction Permit examination.

Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2017 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.