DRV 132 Trucks and Trailering

2 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Note:Students must be enrolled in at least one DPM class

Introduces students to the trucking industry, both over-the-road trucks and trailers and the operation of dump trucks used in construction and local commerce. Safe operations will be stressed, including securing loads on van, flat bed and drop bed trailers, watching for overhead hazards, backing safely, following standard fueling procedures, preventive maintenance and tire care.