Author: CDL Test Prep Team
Publisher: Test Prep Books
Release Date: 2016-03-24
Genre: Truck drivers
CDL Study Guide Book: Test Preparation & Training Manual for the Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Exam & All Endorsements: Air Brakes, Cargo and Transport Vehicles, Combination Vehicles (Doubles and Triples), Hazardous Materials, & Passenger and School Bus Endorsements Developed for test takers trying to pass the CDL test this comprehensive study guide includes: Quick Overview Test-Taking Strategies General Information General Knowledge Air Brakes Endorsement Cargo and Transport Vehicles Endorsement Combination Vehicles (Doubles and Triples) Endorsement Hazardous Materials Endorsement Passenger and School Bus Endorsements Practice Test Questions Detailed Answer Explanations Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the CDL test. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to take the CDL test should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide."
Author: Editors of REA
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Study Aids
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!
Author: Alice Adams
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release Date: 2006-12-01
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.
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: Mark Garrett
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release Date: 2014-08-13
Genre: Social Science
Viewing transportation through the lens of current social, economic, and policy aspects, this four-volume reference work explores the topic of transportation across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas, including geography, public policy, business, and economics. The book’s articles, all written by experts in the field, seek to answer such questions as: What has been the legacy, not just economically but politically and socially as well, of President Eisenhower’s modern interstate highway system in America? With that system and the infrastructure that supports it now in a state of decline and decay, what’s the best path for the future at a time of enormous fiscal constraints? Should California politicians plunge ahead with plans for a high-speed rail that every expert says—despite the allure—will go largely unused and will never pay back the massive investment while at this very moment potholes go unfilled all across the state? What path is best for emerging countries to keep pace with dramatic economic growth for their part? What are the social and financial costs of gridlock in our cities? Features: Approximately 675 signed articles authored by prominent scholars are arranged in A-to-Z fashion and conclude with Further Readings and cross references. A Chronology helps readers put individual events into historical context; a Reader’s Guide organizes entries by broad topical or thematic areas; a detailed index helps users quickly locate entries of most immediate interest; and a Resource Guide provides a list of journals, books, and associations and their websites. While articles were written to avoid jargon as much as possible, a Glossary provides quick definitions of technical terms. To ensure full, well-rounded coverage of the field, the General Editor with expertise in urban planning, public policy, and the environment worked alongside a Consulting Editor with a background in Civil Engineering. The index, Reader’s Guide, and cross references combine for thorough search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic edition. Available in both print and electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Transportation is an ideal reference for libraries and those who want to explore the issues that surround transportation in the United States and around the world.
When students need to learn from the resource even the pros trust, look no further than Delmar’s Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver Training, 4E. Delmar is the only official education partner of the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI). Our goal is to ensure that students are armed with the information needed to excel in their truck driver careers. The all-new fourth edition incorporates both customer and industry feedback to bring enhancements that truly capture the learning needs of the industry. One key improvement: the book’s approach has been broadened to include all of North America, in an effort to provide accurate, effective content that is relevant to all drivers, whether they drive within or beyond the border of the United States. Additional updates include a detailed chapter devoted to CSA 2010, references to the latest tractor-trailer and driving technologies, as well as “day in the life” stories written by truck drivers and industry leaders that illustrate how truck driving experiences can shape both lives and careers. The end result is a valuable resource that will instill an up-to-date, comprehensive foundational knowledge that will help drivers in any stage of their career development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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.
Author: Us Dept of Labor
Publisher: Claitor's Law Books and Publishing
Release Date: 2004-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Provides the most recent government information on jobs and careers in the United States, includes data about salaries and occupational advancement, and describes positions for the professional and entry level.
Author: Dept. of Labor
Publisher: JIST Works
Release Date: 1994-06-01
Genre: Business & Economics
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.
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.