CDL Commercial Driver s License Exam

  • Filename: cdl-commercial-driver-s-license-exam.
  • ISBN: 9780738667058
  • Release Date: 2011-09-09
  • Number of pages: 557
  • Author: Editors of REA
  • Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

REA's Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Test Prep Puts You in the Driver's Seat! Updated 5th Edition Looking to get your CDL and start a new and profitable career? REA can get you headed in the right direction! Commercial drivers are needed across the country, and a high score on the CDL improves your chances for landing the job you want. This updated fifth edition of our popular test prep offers complete preparation for both the bus and truck driver licensing exams. Based on the current CDL exams, REA's Commercial Driver's License test prep contains everything you need to know. Easy-to-follow review chapters cover all the topics tested on the exams, including: · General Knowledge and Skills · Passenger Transport · Air Brakes · Combination Vehicles · Hazardous Materials · Tankers · Metal Coil · Doubles/Triples Checklists, diagrams, and definitions of must-know terms help reinforce your knowledge and skills while you study. This complete CDL test prep package features the latest information on the testing and licensing requirements in all 50 states. Learn the facts about the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Rules, and Licensing, so you'll be well informed on the rules of the road. The book features 8 practice tests that cover the entire scope of the CDL exams. Each test comes complete with detailed answer explanations. Unlike other test preps, we don't just say which answers are right, we explain why the other choices are wrong, and that gives you an advantage on test day. REA's CDL test prep is a must for anyone preparing for this career-building exam!

Barron s CDL Commercial Driver s License Truck Driver s Test

  • Filename: barron-s-cdl-commercial-driver-s-license-truck-driver-s-test.
  • ISBN: 0764143824
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 436
  • Author: Mike Byrnes & Associates
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

This guide is designed to prepare professional and prospective truck and trailer drivers for the tests required by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Commercial Driver s License Exam

  • Filename: commercial-driver-s-license-exam.
  • ISBN: 1576856593
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 324
  • Author: C. Rudy Fox
  • Publisher: Learning Express Llc

Describes the necessary tests, offers a review of required skills, and provides sample tests.

Bumper to Bumper

  • Filename: bumper-to-bumper.
  • ISBN: 0962168769
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 499
  • Author: Inc Mike Byrnes and Associates
  • Publisher: Mike Byrnes & Associates, Inc.

Textbook for tractor semitrailer operations: fourth edition includes current information on hours of service, hazardous materials, cargo securement, in-cab technology; trucking industry history; U.S. regulations; procedures; descriptions of systems, components, use/maintenance requirements; troubleshooting; safe driving; economy driving; regulated activities. Includnes end-of-chapter tests, Observation Skills Tests, illustrations, index

Handbook of Literacy and Technology

  • Filename: handbook-of-literacy-and-technology.
  • ISBN: 9781135684624
  • Release Date: 1998-04-01
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: David Reinking
  • Publisher: Routledge

The major shift going on today in the technologies of reading and writing raises important questions about conventional conceptions of literacy and its role in education, society, and culture. What are the important characteristics of electronic forms of reading and writing distinguishing them from printed forms? To what extent and in what ways is literacy being transformed by new technologies? This central question is addressed in this volume from diverse, multidisciplinary perspectives. The contributing authors focus on a guiding question in one of the following areas, which correspond to the major sections of the book: *Transforming Texts. What are the new differences between printed and electronic texts, and what are the implications of new textual forms for defining literacy, especially in regard to teaching and learning in schools? *Transforming Readers and Writers. How do electronic reading and writing change conceptualizations of literacy development from childhood through adulthood? *Transforming Classrooms and Schools. What are the effects of introducing new reading and writing technologies into schools and classrooms? *Transforming Instruction. How can instruction be adapted in response to the changing literacy landscape, and how can teachers and students exploit forms of reading and writing to enhance teaching and learning? *Transforming Society. What are the broad societal implications of the increasing prevalence of electronic forms of reading and writing? *Transforming Literacy Research. What are the questions that must be addressed as digital reading and writing become more common, and what approaches to research will be most useful in addressing those questions? This volume is the result of an interactive process. The contributors met as a group to discuss drafts of their chapters at a one-day meeting convened and sponsored by the National Reading Research Center, and had read each others' chapters prior to this gathering. That meeting was followed by a two-day conference attended by approximately 180 researchers, educators, and policymakers who responded to an open invitation to present papers and to attend sessions focusing on the six major themes of the book. Contributors then revised their chapters based on interactions with fellow contributors, conference participants, and volume editors. Thus, this work is more than just a compilation of the individual authors' views. Rather, it represents a synthesis of a broad range of current thinking about how literacy is being and may be transformed by technology.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 1996 1997

  • Filename: occupational-outlook-handbook-1996-1997.
  • ISBN: 0788129058
  • Release Date: 1996-06-01
  • Number of pages: 507
  • Author: DIANE Publishing Company
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing

A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive encyclopediaÓ of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.

Occupational outlook handbook

  • Filename: occupational-outlook-handbook.
  • ISBN: 156370160X
  • Release Date: 1994-06-01
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: Dept. of Labor
  • Publisher: JIST Works

This low-cost edition of the U.S. Department of Labor's popular career exploration guide describes more than 250 jobs in which 85% of the American workforce are employed. Valuable information about each occupation includes a description of the work itself, employment outlook and opportunities, earnings, related occupations, training and advancement, and sources of additional information.

Career Opportunities in Transportation

  • Filename: career-opportunities-in-transportation.
  • ISBN: 9781438120669
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 393
  • Author: Richard A. McDavid
  • Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Provides updated key information, including salary ranges, employment trends, and technical requirements. Career profiles include air traffic controller, bridge tender, charter boat captain, commercial pilot, and more.


  • Filename: trucking.
  • ISBN: 1418012629
  • Release Date: 2005-11-28
  • Number of pages: 620
  • Author: Alice Adams
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

A severe shortage of trained tractor-trailer drivers faces the trucking industry and the nation. Trucking: Tractor-Trailer Driver Handbook/Workbook, Third edition and its ancillaries can help solve this problem by providing a great turnkey curriculum for the latest in tractor-trailer driver training, complete with up-to-date compliance and regulation standards. This new edition delivers not only the technical content the driver needs to know, but also teaches the procedures that, with practice, will enable the student to become a skilled driver. This book stresses the importance of developing the skills, traits and behaviors that characterize true professionals. Professional truck drivers must maintain safe standards throughout all facets of a trip, and this book provides the "must have" information new drivers need to stay safe before, during, and after a route. Coverage focuses on attaining and preserving safe standards throughout all aspects of a professional driving career, from securing one's load to hazardous materials handling, with helpful guidelines for maintaining a healthy lifestyle on the road. This edition delivers not only the technical content tractor-trailer drivers need to become skilled professionals, but also the healthful habits and "best practices" that can lead to improved safety and well-being.

Effectiveness of Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Training Curricula and Delivery Methods

  • Filename: effectiveness-of-commercial-motor-vehicle-driver-training-curricula-and-delivery-methods.
  • ISBN: 9780309098830
  • Release Date: 2007-01-01
  • Number of pages: 33
  • Author: John F. Brock
  • Publisher: Transportation Research Board

TRB's Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program (CTBSSP) Synthesis 13: Effectiveness of Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Training Curricula and Delivery Methods explores the state of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operator training in the trucking and motorcoach industries. The report examines the experiences of training programs that are using some combination of simulators and computer-based instruction and identifies measures of training effectiveness being used in the CMV community.

Occupational outlook handbook

  • Filename: occupational-outlook-handbook.
  • ISBN: MINN:31951D00294288R
  • Release Date: 1992
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Publisher:

Describes 250 occupations which cover approximately 107 million jobs.

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