Commercial Truck Driving Courses

DTV 1114 – Commercial Truck Driving I
Fundamental instruction on safety, rules and regulations, driving practices, air brakes, hazardous materials, and emergencies. Includes instruction and practice in performing vehicle inspections, coupling and uncoupling, maneuvering, backing, and driving a tractor-trailer truck under varying road and climate conditions. Four semester credit hours: One hour lecture and six hours lab. Prerequisite: None.

DTV 1124 – Commercial Truck Driving II
Continuation of Commercial Truck Driving I with additional instruction on safety, rules and regulations, driving practices, air brakes, hazardous materials, and emergencies. Includes instruction and practice in performing vehicle inspections, coupling and uncoupling, maneuvering, backing, and driving a tractor-trailer truck under varying road and climate conditions. Four semester credit hours: One hour lecture and six hours lab. Prerequisite: DTV 1114.

DTV 1138 – Commercial Truck Driving Internship
Under the supervision of a company trainer, this course will enable the student to apply the training he/she received at Jones County Junior College with the trucking company of his/her choice. The student will earn a salary during this internship (OJT). The successful completion of this course will enable the student to drive solo with the company of his/her choice. Eight semester credit hours: 200 hours lab. Prerequisites: DTV 1114 and DTV 1124.

DTV 114(18) – Commercial Truck Driving Supervised Work Experience
A course which is a cooperative program between industry and education designed to integrate the student's technical studies with industrial experience. Variable credit is awarded on the basis of one semester hour per 45 industrial contact hours. Eight semester credit hours: 200 hours lab. Prerequisites: DTV 1114 and DTV 1124.