Author: Jason Miller
Release Date: 2018-01-03
Revised: Fixed missing page numbers. Includes 8 Practice Tests (Including All Endorsements)! In order to drive commercial motor vehicles for a living, you are required to get a Commercial Driver's License. Our comprehensive CDL study guide and training manual will prepare you to pass the CDL exam on your first try. This book will save you time and money. In addition to providing 8 practice tests (including all endorsements), the study guide covers the following topics: Who Needs a CDL and How to Get a CDL How to Get a Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) CDL Disqualifications State Laws and Rules International Registration Plan and International Fuel Tax Agreement CDL Test and Endorsements CDL Exemptions CDL Classes CDL Endorsements Driving Safely Vehicle Inspections: 7-Step Inspection Method Basic Vehicle Control Speed and Curves Managing Space Hazardous Roads Night Driving Procedures Driving in Fog Driving in Winter Driving on Slippery Surfaces. Driving in Very Hot Weather Railroad-Highway Crossings Mountain Driving Select the Right Gear Before Starting Down the Grade Brake Fading or Failure Proper Braking Technique Driving Emergencies Tire Failure How Anti-lock Braking Systems Work Skid Control and Recovery Accident Procedures Fires Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Driving Hazardous Materials Rules for All Commercial Drivers Lists of Regulated Products Transporting Cargo Inspecting Cargo Cargo Weight and Balance Legal Weight Limits Securing Cargo Spilling Loads and Damage to the Highway Transporting Passengers Air Brakes Combination Vehicles Doubles and Triples Tank Vehicles Hazardous Materials School Buses ...and Much More !
Author: Mike Byrnes
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Bus drivers
Provides general information about the CDL test, offers test taking tips, and includes sample questions with answers for the written exam, plus detailed illustrations and diagrams for the behind-the-wheel portion of the test
Author: Al Morton
Release Date: 2014-06-22
Genre: Study Aids
A bus driver must have commercial driver's license with the passenger endorsement if he/she drives the vehicle designed to seat more than 15 passengers, including the driver. To get the endorsement all applicants required to pass written general knowledge test and transporting passengers test. (If your bus has air brakes, you must pass air brakes test.) This course is intended to help you be more successful on a real CDL written test. The information on this course has organized layout included, so you do not have to figure out the approach to learning material on your own. This has already been done for you, so relax; learning doesn't have to be painful! What you get: General knowledge test Transporting passengers test Air brakes test Each Test consist of set of necessary questions with right answers broken up into three smart practice tests that makes the study of material as easy as 1,2,3. With minimum effort and no frustration you'll be ready to pass a real CDL test in just a few days when use CDL Test Dynamic Prep as your study guide. The book is good for all 50 states.
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.
Author: Alice Adams
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release Date: 2006-12
Genre: Study Aids
This up-to-date and easy-to-read Commercial Driver?s License (CDL) test preparation guide covers everything you need to know before taking the exam, setting you on a path to success. Aside from presenting the ?need to know? material tested on the CDL exam, the 2nd Edition provides tips for new drivers, helpful insights and pointers shared by veteran drivers, and added step-by-step illustrations to help make certain that you understand the information you?ve read. Students of all levels, even those with English as a second language, will feel comfortable with the thorough, easy-to-use information contained within.
Sehnsucht nach Stille - wie Christopher Knight 27 Jahre in der Wildnis lebte. Im Sommer 1986 begibt sich Christopher Knight auf einen Roadtrip von Massachusetts nach Maine und verschwindet in den Wäldern. 27 Jahre lang bleibt er dort, abgeschieden von der Welt, ohne menschlichen Kontakt, bis er wegen Diebstahls gefasst wird: Er hatte Essen geklaut. In einem einfachen Zelt überlebte Knight die härtesten Winter, weil er klug wie ein Eichhörnchen Vorräte gebunkert und alles darauf ausgerichtet hatte, nicht zu erfrieren. In den nahegelegenen Ferienhäusern versorgte er sich mit Lebensmitteln, Kleidung und Büchern und verstörte als unheimliches Phantom die Bewohner von North Pond. Der Journalist Michael Finkel hat das außergewöhnliche Leben des Chris Knight dokumentiert. Entstanden ist eine fesselnde Story, die den fundamentalen Fragen über ein gutes Leben nachgeht und das tief bewegende Porträt eines Mannes hinterlässt, der sich seinen Traum erfüllte: ein Leben in absoluter Stille.
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations
Release Date: 1996
Genre: United States