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Truck and Heavy Equipment Operator: Skills

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INDUSTRY SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES

  • Safe operation and compliance based on Texas Class A CDL requirements
  • Responsible movement of truck-tractor combination in demanding traffic
  • Identification of hazardous driving conditions and prevention of accidents
  • Safe driving practices with emphasis on space management techniques
  • New communications technology and on-board computer applications
  • Federal motor carrier safety regulations for hazardous materials