CDL-178: Tractor-Trailer Operations

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Tractor-Trailer Operations
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
2 (for 15-week classes)
CDL-177, CDL-179, CDL-190, CDL-195
Course Description

Covers topics such as vehicle inspection, special rigs, extreme driving conditions, railroad crossings, preventative maintenance, cargo documentation with an emphasis on handling cargo, recognizing/reporting malfunctions, sliding tandem axles/fifth wheels, bridge formulas, hazardous materials, and trip planning/map reading. Emphasizes how to prepare for the Michigan Commercial Driver License exams offered by the State of Michigan Secretary of State. Course topics help students prepare for the CDL Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP) exam. Exam is included in this course.

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.