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HEO 223 Commercial Driver License Preparation
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2012
SUN#: N/A
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
Cross-Listed: N/A


Description: Preparation for taking the Arizona Department of Motor Vehicle's written examination, the pre-trip vehicle inspection procedures, vehicle maneuvering control skills, and on-road driving test. Prerequisite: HEO121 or DIE110.

Prerequisites: HEO121 or DIE110.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Identify, explain, and evaluate the various requirements and restrictions of the CDL.
2. (Application Level) Identify, explain and demonstrate the appropriate maintenance procedures and safety processes related to the connecting, hauling and checking of double and triple trailer systems.
3. (Application Level) Identify, explain, and demonstrate the appropriate maintenance procedures and safety processes related to the tankers, including water tankers and fuel tankers.
4. (Application Level) Identify, explain, and demonstrate the appropriate maintenance procedures and safety processes related to the movement of hazardous materials and the signage necessary to haul hazardous materials.
5. (Analysis Level) Complete a pre-operation check of a truck with air brakes, following the guidelines of the Arizona Commercial Drivers License Manual, then critique your performance.
6. (Analysis Level) Complete the truck-trailer combination maneuvering tests incorporating all areas of safety, control and security necessary for approved transit, then critique your performance.
7. (Synthesis Level) Demonstrate all the skills necessary for the driving, shifting, control, traffic awareness and safety techniques for operation of a commercial vehicle in various conditions.
8. (Application Level) Discuss and demonstrate the appropriate maintenance procedures and safety processes related to the review and operation of air brake systems.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Demonstrate with at least 80% accuracy all safety procedures, knowledge of systems and all working components covered in the CDL, including braking systems, double and triple trailer systems, tankers, hazardous materials and signage.
2. Pass the Commercial Driver's License preparation test for operation of a commercial truck in the State of Arizona.