Commercial Truck Driving
Ogeechee Technical College

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Meet the Faculty

Larry Jarriel

Commercial Truck Driving Program Coordinator

Office: Rm 106
Evans Technical Education Complex | Hagan, GA

Mr. Laurence joined OTC full-time in 2019 after teaching as an adjunct instructor. He joined the Army after graduating from high school and served for twenty-three years before retiring as a Major. Mr. Laurence then went to work for the Georgia Department of Corrections where he worked as a correctional officer. He also worked as an operations analyst for Coastal State Prison before returning to school to earn his Commercial Truck Driving license.  Laurence brings many years of military service, supervisory experience, and teaching experience to his CTDL Instructor role at OTC.

Ronnie Cameron

Commercial Truck Driving Instructor

Office: Rm 106
Evans Technical Education Complex | Hagan, GA
Fax: 912.739.2874

Ronnie “Coach” Cameron started with the CTDL program as Adjunct in September, 2015. He assumed duties as Night Class Instructor in March, 2016.

Cameron, a resident of Swainsboro, first obtained his CDL license in 1982 and has since driven various commercial vehicles, including dump trucks, single-axle commercial trucks, and is certified as a hazardous materials tanker truck operator. He was working as an over the road tanker driver when he decided to turn his attention to teaching.

Cameron brings many years of teaching experience to the CTDL program. He taught Language Arts and coached football for several years at both Swainsboro High School and Ware County High School in Waycross.


Evans Technical Education Complex

Google Map & Directions

625 Cedar Avenue, Hagan, Georgia 30429

Phone: (912) 739-5367

Fax: 912.739.5366

Program Goal

To ensure that students receive commercial truck driving training and are prepared for employment with local and over-the-road transportation companies.


Programs of Study

Commercial Truck Driving Certificate


Program Purpose Statement

The purpose of the truck driving program is to provide educational opportunities to individuals which will enable them to obtain the knowledge, skills,and attitudes necessary to succeed in the field of commercial truck driving.


Program Courses

CTDL 1010 - Fundamentals of Commercial Driving
CTDL 1020 - Combination Vehicle Basic Operations and Range Work
CTDL 1030 - Commercial Vehicle Advanced Operations



(1) Students will be subject to DOT 49 CFR Part 40 and Part 382 of the Federal mandated Drug and Alcohol testing Guidelines

(2) EZDOT LLC will provide onsite drug and alcohol pre-employment and ALL DOT mandated Drug and Alcohol Testing. NO OTHER PRE-EMPLOYMENT or DOT mandated Drug or Alcohol tests or results will be accepted unless prior authorization from EZDOT LLC is obtained.

(3) Secure a Commercial Driving License Learner’s Permit from the Department of Drivers Services of your state of residence  

(4) Obtain a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) from the Department of Drivers Services from your state of residence indicating no DUI within the last seven years and not more than four violation points within the last three years. The MVR must be dated within 30 days of class begin date

(5) If you have previously worked in a DOT Safety Sensitive Position, you WILL be required to fill out admission form New Hire/Transfer/Previous Employer Records Check documentation by EZDOT LLC

NOTE: Drug screen reports (results) will follow all the Federal/State, School and EZDOT LLC policy guidelines on reporting and record retention.

For more information on Drug and Alcohol Guidelines, FMCSA, DOT, ODAPC please click on the following links: (search engine contains all subject matters relating to CDL)