Career Elective Certified Transportation Services II

DESCRIPTION:
This course describes procedures and techniques drivers should use to safely operate commercial, passenger-carrying vehicles. It also provides refresher training useful in preparation for obtaining a commercial driver’s license (CDL). The course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 describes defensive driving techniques, signals, signs, markings, intersection safety factors, speed limits, and adverse effects of alcohol and other drugs. It discusses markings and proper use of various types of traffic lanes, proper turning and parking techniques, vehicle maintenance, use of safety belts, child safety, and emergencies. It also defines “road rage” and discusses its causes and effects.

Semester 2 describes adverse driving conditions and discusses techniques for coping with these conditions including the dynamics of vehicle skids and appropriate recovery techniques. It also provides information useful in helping individuals preparing to obtain a CDL.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
Career Elective Certified Transportation Services I

Certified Transportation Services II Semester 1

Driving
On the Road
Road Awareness
Safety
Sharing the Road
Traffic Lanes
Turning
The Threat of Road Rage
Child Transportation Safety
Certified Transportation Services II: Semester 1 Test

Certified Transportation Services II Semester 2

Pre- and Posttrip Inspections
Pretrip Air Brake Inspection
Blind Spots/Danger Zones and Mirrors
Pickup and Discharge Procedures
Sound Driving Practices 1
Sound Driving Practices 2
Sound Driving Practices 3
Backing and Turnabout Maneuvers
Railroad Crossings
Accident Procedures
Emergency Evacuations
Student Management
Inclement Weather and Adverse Conditions
Certified Transportation Services II: Semester 2 Test

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