The Commercial Driver’s License program provides professional driver training with both classroom and in-vehicle training time. Students complete a range of driver competencies and become safe, comfortable, confident, law-abiding drivers. Students will be prepared to take the Utah State Driving Exam for the Class A Truck/Trailer and Utah State Preventative Maintenance of tractor and trailer.
Start, clutch, engine, axles, steering, and braking.
Straight-line off-set, parallel, and alley back.
The technique of double-clutching and floating gears.
Unhooking and proper hook-up.
Employer-Employee, Customer Relations, and Dispatch Relations.
Actual driving situations, adverse conditions, and trip planning.
Heber grew up in Southern Utah. He attended college at BYU and finished his degree at Dixie College. Heber is the father of three daughters and one son and welcomed an opportunity to raise four more boys. He owned and operated a construction company for 25 years prior to becoming a Co-Owner and Superintendent of HD Trucking. Heber was a Field Manager for Trade Star LLC Oilfield trucking and logistics services with over 30 CDL drivers, making him a perfect fit for the Dixie Technical College CDL program.
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