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Trade & Industrial Education
Professional Truck Driver Safety Operation Practices
The focus of this course is visual search, speed management, space management, sliding 5th wheel, night operation, extreme conditions, communications, and proficiency development. Participants will experience classroom and behind-the-wheel learning activities.
Jeff Huffman, 405-743-5145,
*21 years of age and safe driving record
*Meet DOT Physical Requirements
*No drug or alcohol related offenses in the last 5 years
*No felonies

Visual Search

Speed and Space Management

Sliding 5th Wheel

Night Driving

Extreme Conditions


Proficiency Development of Skills and Highway Driving

Professional Truck Drivers Institute, Academic Tests

Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI),

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety Commercial Driver License (

Trucking: Tractor-Trailer Driver Handbook/Workbook, Alice Adams, Thomson Delmar Learning, Clifton Park, NY 12065-8007, 3rd Edition

Oklahoma Commercial Driver's Manual; Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, FMCSA, Mancomm, Davenport, IA 52801, October 2005

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