This required theory course is to prepare you for the straight-truck Class B Commercial Driver’s License permit test. This ELDT training curriculum is both ELDT approved and instantly updates the FMCSA database upon successful completion of the course.
Section 1: Orientation
Section 1: Seeing Around You
Section 1: Transporting Cargo Safely
Section 1: Air Brakes
Section 1: Introduction Video
The basic control skills test your ability to perform basic skill maneuvers that are essential for the safe operation of commercial vehicles. Although you may not perform all of these particular maneuvers on the job, the ability to control a vehicle and judge the vehicle’s position in relation to other objects is very important. The following exercises are designed to test your performance of these basic control skills.
Test Exercises: Basic control skills tests are made up of three (3) of the following six (6) exercises. These tests will normally be conducted in a parking lot setting, on courses set up by the examiner. The examiner may also ask you to perform one or more of the exercises somewhere on the street during the road test.
The tests consist of:
These exercises as well as the required course dimensions are shown at the end of this chapter.
The examiner will choose the exercises he/she wishes you to perform. The examiner will include one exercise from each of the following three (3) categories:
For example, you may be asked to perform a Straight Line Backing, Offset Back – Left, and the Alley Dock exercises for your test. It is important that you practice and know how to perform all six (6) exercises because you will not know which ones the examiner will ask you to do for your test.
Section 1: Introduction
Section 1: Driving At Night
Section 1: Fires