Miller-Motte Tech. College Launches New C.D.L. Program in Gulfport

In response to employment forecasts and current demand throughout Mississippi, Miller-Motte Technical College has introduced a new C.D.L. Training: Class A Tractor Trailer program in Gulfport. They are also hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 26th at 11 a.m. with the Mayor and other local representatives scheduled to attend.

The new four-week C.D.L. program is designed for students seeking a career in the professional truck driving field and provides the classroom and range training necessary to take the C.D.L. Class A exam. The curriculum provides students with training to inspect and operate tractor-trailers and to assume driver responsibilities on the road and at pickup and delivery points. Emphasis is placed on vehicle inspections, defensive driving, range manoeuvres, motor carrier safety regulations (DOT 380 – 397 and a certificate for entry level drivers), trip planning, cargo handling, size/weight laws, general maintenance procedures, hours of service, and accident prevention. All training, instruction and testing are done at school facilities and in school-provided equipment.

"I am very excited about our new C.D.L. Training program. This program offers individuals the opportunity to receive quality professional training to prepare them for a career as a Class A Tractor Trailer driver in a very short time,” notes Randal Hayes, Campus Director at M.M.T.C., Gulfport.

For more information about Miller-Motte’s C.D.L. program and the September 26th event, please contact Mr. Hayes at 228.273.3400 or or visit

Miller-Motte’s dedicated career services staff not only helps students determine the right career path, but also assists graduates with finding employment in their fields of study. The school also offers flexible schedules and financial aid counselling. For more information about the school, visit

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