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Coupling & Uncoupling: Driver Training Series

Interactive Training
20 minutes
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Course Description

Coupling & Uncoupling: Driver Training Series

The Driver Training Series is a collection of training programs which emphasize the essential skills necessary for safe CMV operation. This series is appropriate for all levels of drivers, from the entry-level to the veteran driver.

This truck driver training online course is designed to help drivers understand the techniques that will help them with safely coupling and uncoupling their tractor-trailer. Specifically, it covers what to look for when inspecting the coupling system, how to make a secure connection, the steps for disconnecting a combination, and how to safely operate a trailer's landing gear and the fifth wheel pull release.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Coupling
      • Inspecting the Fifth Wheel
      • Getting into Position
      • Connecting
      • Getting Ready to Go
    • Uncoupling
      • Setting Up
      • Disconnecting
      • Completing the Disconnect
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Explain how to effectively inspect the coupling system
    • Describe the coupling and uncoupling process
    • Describe how to safely operate landing gear and pull releases
  • Intended Audience: All drivers of vehicles that require a CDL to operate
  • Length: 20 minutes
  • Available in English
  • Copyright Date: 2019
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