Straight Truck Driving - DZ


DZ Truck Driving Program

Objective

​​The graduate of the program will learn the skills required to become an entry-level truck driver. Persons with an Ontario Class DZ license are licensed to drive any DZ purpose vehicle, as well as any vehicle that requires the driver to have a Class DZ, E or F license.

  • Be 18 years of age.
  • Must hold valid Ontario Class “G” license or higher. (G1 & G2 are not eligible.)
  • Complete MTO Medical done by family doctor. Student may get the medical form either from the school or the MTO as it may not be available with the Doctor. (Specific form designed by the Ministry)
  • Take your completed Ontario medical form to your local Ministry of Transportation Office when you go to write your beginner’s test. (The Ministry will keep this medical form so make sure you make copies of it before handing it in) You will be required to pay the MTO an $89.25 licencing fee prior to writing the test. Do not write the ‘Z’ endorsement (Air Brake) portion of the test at that time as we provide this course as part of your training. You may purhcase the book from our office in order to pass the written test.
  • Overview

    The program prepares individuals whose career path is geared towards operating straight trucks. Many industrial establishments, municipalities and volunteer fire departments require Class DZ License as a minimum standard. The graduate will know the laws and regulations governing the trucking industries and the role and responsibilities of the truck driver. The practical component of the course will prepare an individual to pass the Ministry of Transportation Road Test and the Air Brake Endorsement (Z).

    Course Content

  • Driver & Shipper Responsibilities, Loading & Securing loads, Understanding the Dangerous Goods handbook and its use, Weight and size regulations.
  • Training in Yard: Complete a daily log book, Loading & Uploading precautions, Vehicle inspections which includes identifying key components and system that part of the pre & post trip inspections, Practice technical driving manoeuvres, such as; shifting, backing, turning & braking, Demonstrating the ability to manoeuvres the truck in a variety of space, traffic, daylight & weather conditions. Maintain a daily log book


  • City Truck & Forklift Driving School

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    City Truck & Forklift Driving school services the Greater Toronto Area and is easily accessible from all major corridors.

    Our benefits

    Experience the City experience, these are just a couple of reasons why our students keep referring us all their friends and family!

    • Providing a progressive learning atmosphere for all students
    • Investing in our facility, latest equipment and technology
    • Providing our students with individual attention and care
    • Safety as top priority is instilled in all that walk through our doors
    • Investing in our students to ensure their longevity in their careers
    • Learning everyday and genuinely listening to our students and community members

    industries covered

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      18 years of age +

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      Valid G License

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      MTO Medical Forms