Class 1 & 3 Commercial Transport Training
A t Crossroads we are committed to teaching students the essential skills required for proper and safe operation of a commercial vehicle. The training is designed for people who already have their Class 5 and seek to upgrade to a commercial licence. All training is done in one of our up-to-date, safety certified vehicles; all lessons are one-on-one with a professional, licenced driving instructor. At Crossroad’s Driving School we customize our lessons to meet your needs. We provide you with the professional skills, abilities and knowledge to confidently handle any driving situation.
- Pre-trip inspection & getting to know your vehicle
- Log book
- Starting, Stopping & Turning Techniques
- Proper transmission operation & double clutching
- Controlled Braking & Shifting
- Mirrors & Blind Spots checks & observation
- Proper cornering techniques
- Backing, Parking and Stopping
- Coupling & uncoupling
- Defensive Driving & Space Cushion Management
- Weigh Scale Procedures
- Load Security
- Highway, mountain and rural driving
S tudents starting training must hold a “full” Class 5 licence. As well, he or she must be 18 years or older for Class 3 and 19 years or older for Class 1. The student must earn and hold a valid BC learners license for the class of licence which he or she seeks. Students will be responsible for the ICBC road test and licensing fees. It is also recommended that students complete their Air brake endorsement (Code 15) prior to their road test date. Once the ICBC on-road test is complete the student will be given a medical form which must be completed before the permanent license is issued.
Tuition is based on one-on-one instruction and school vehicle. Please call (250) 652-7623 for further information.
Courses and training are GST exempt.