Longer Combination Vehicle (LCV) Regulations Training

First Edition
Author: Dave Daniels
ISBN #: 1418005789
©2006   Publish Date: 10/31/2005
Binding: PB
Pages: 256
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $24.95


Developed as a down-to-earth instructional guide, this manual clearly communicates the essential information and distinct operating characteristics concerning longer commercial vehicles and the rules and training requirements necessary for truck drivers, fleet managers, and those responsible for their training. Coverage details the requirements issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in regulation 49CFR parts 380 and 391 in a straightforward, non-technical manner. Topics include basic and advanced operations, double and triple combination units, non-driving activities, safe operating practices, and more. This book serves as both a training guide and handy reference for drivers, managers, dispatchers, maintenance personnel, and trainers alike.

Product Benefits:

  • unique coverage specific to longer commercial vehicles is written by someone IN the industry FOR the industry
  • simple, clear-cut explanations of the FMCSA rules promote understanding and retention
  • exceptional graphics visually communicate the systems, parts, and procedures being discussed
  • answers to review questions provide immediate feedback so that readers can assess their knowledge
  • information is supplied on related resources for those interested in expanding their knowledge and capabilities
  • product supported by the Professional Truck Drivers Institute, and it presents the "must know" information new drivers need to successfully achieve the required certification
  • question review at the end of the book allows users to test their knowledge, and a certificate template is provided for easy record creation once a passing grade is earned

Table of Contents:

Introduction, Chapter One: The Role of Long Combination Vehicles in Trucking, Chapter Two: Basic Operations, Chapter Three: Safe Operating Practices, Chapter Four:Advanced Operations, Chapter Five: Non Driving Activities, Quiz, Appendix A: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulation 49CFR Parts 380 & 391, Appendix B: Appendix C to Part 658 - Trucks Over 80,000 Pounds on the Interstate System and Trucks Over STAA Lengths on the National Network

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