Do you drive a commercial vehicle or are thinking about it?

The Texas Department of Public Safety will be hosting commercial vehicle training on Thursday, August 23rd from 9 - 11 a.m. at the Lubbock Fire Department's training center at 1515 Ursuline Ave.

The topic for this months training includes hazmat shipping papers.

From The Texas DPS:

DPS is providing this training to assist the trucking industry with voluntary compliance to reduce commercial vehicle violations and the number of commercial vehicle-related crashes. It is important to remember that most wrecks involving commercial motor vehicles are caused by passenger vehicles.

For more information, you can contact Beth Walbrick at beth.walkbrick@dps.texas.gov.