Public Safety

Professional Truck Driving

In today's world, if you have it, a truck brought it. To meet the needs of the fast-paced world, the transportation industry is always looking for well-trained, professional drivers to keep their trucks on the move!

This need for drivers will continue to grow through the next century. As consumer needs increase, so will the need for trucks. This driver shortage is creating unlimited career opportunities for any man or woman who is willing to meet the challenge.

The Luzerne County Community College's Professional Truck Driver Program is dedicated to providing quality training for anyone wanting to be employed as a professional entry level tractor-trailer driver. Our program emphasizes safety and driver courtesy as well as the skills needed to operate the equipment successfully.

  • Tractor-trailer Orientation
  • Air Brake Procedures
  • Safety Practices and Procedures
  • Vehicle Pre-trip Procedures
  • CDL Licensing Requirements
  • Basic Shifting Procedures
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Procedures
  • Basic Dock Spotting Procedures
  • Route Mapping Principles
  • Driver Image Skills
  • Log Book Procedures
  • Job Search Skills
  • Pre-trip Inspections
  • Dock Spotting
  • Straight Backing
  • Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Shifting
  • Parallel Parking
  • Highway
  • Mountain
  • City
  • CDL

Contact Us

LCCC Professional Truck Driving Program Coordinator
LCCC Professional Truck Driving Program Secretary

The Luzerne County Community College's Professional Truck Driver Program is dedicated to providing quality training for anyone wanting to be employed as a professional entry level tractor-trailer driver. Our program emphasizes safety and driver courtesy as well as the skills needed to operate the equipment successfully. Our program consists of 240 hours of training including 105 hours in the classroom and 135 hours of range and road driving practice. The program provides a maximum of one instructor for every four students for the road driving training including highway, city streets, mountain and night driving. Night classes will also have class on Saturdays from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. Payment and registration is due before the start of the first class. For more information, please call Harold Fisher at 570-740-0431.

Upcoming Professional Truck Driving Training

LocationStart DateEnd DateDays/TimesSessionsTuitionHoursRegister
Regional Public Safety Training Institute12/04/201701/08/2018Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
55$4500240
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