Savannah Technical College to offer a three-day CDL Refresher Course


For Release: October 5, 2011

Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR



SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will offer a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) refresher course at its Effingham County Campus beginning Friday, October 28, 2011. The three-day, 24-hour course is available for current CDL-licensed drivers wishing to refresh their skills.

The class will cover pre-trip inspection, shifting techniques, left and right turns, backing in straight lines, backing in curved lines, parallel parking, alley docking, offset backing, coupling and uncoupling trailers, lane control, city driving, rural driving and interstate driving. The refresher course will last from 8 AM until 4:30 PM on Friday October 28 through Sunday, October 30. The Effingham Campus is located at 2890 Highway 21 South in Rincon, Ga.

Advance registration is required by noon on Friday, October 14, 2011. The cost is $700 (non-refundable). This course offering is dependent upon a minimum registration of four students. Proof of a negative drug screen conducted within the previous 90 days will be required upon registration.

To register, contact Reeshemah Johnson at 912.443.5808. Credit/debit payments will be accepted by phone. Money order, personal or cashier’s checks made payable to Savannah Technical College will only be accepted by Reeshemah at the Crossroads Campus of Savannah Technical College located at 190 Crossroads Pkwy, Ste 100, Savannah, GA 31407.


Future CDL Refresher Course Schedule

December 9-11, 2011 (Deadline to Register: 11/23/11)

February 24-26, 2012 (Deadline to Register: 2/10/12)

April 27-29, 2012 (Deadline to Register: 4/13/12)

June 22-24, 2012 (Deadline to Register: 6/8/12)

August 24-26, 2012 (Deadline to Register: 8/10/12)


Questions about registration:Reeshemah Johnson 912.443.3018 or


Questions about refresher course: Kimberly Anderson 912.443.5833 or

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (