Higher Education

Commercial Trucking Bilingual Dictionary: English/Spanish, 1st Edition

  • Maria Moya
  • ISBN-10: 1401852432  |  ISBN-13: 9781401852436
  • 264 Pages
  • © 2004 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.75

About

Overview

Written in English with Spanish translations, this versatile book is an essential glossary and tool for anyone within the commercial truck driving industry, as well as in industries that interact with commercial truck drivers. Administrators, students, supervisors, agency officials, police officers, and DOT field personnel, along with professional commercial truck drivers can easily carry and use this handy bilingual resource in all phases of work relating to commercial truck driving. This includes inspections, exams, skills tests, classroom training, and more. A must-have dictionary and reference, it can be utilized for better understanding of terminology, resources, regulations, safety requirements, and hazardous material regulations. Businesses that operate along the US/Mexico border and in Latin America, where English as a Second Language (ESL) is required, will also benefit from this excellent guide.

Features and Benefits

  • a comprehensive listing of Commercial Driver's License terminology, with definitions provided in English and Spanish, make this resource particularly useful to those entering the CDL market as it acquaints them with regulations, agencies, acronyms, and more
  • bilingual format will familiarize readers, primarily Spanish speaking drivers and related personnel, with the English terminology required for success in the commercial truck driving industry
  • versatility of usage makes this an ideal choice not only for commercial truck drivers but for anyone who interacts with members of the commercial truck driving community

Table of Contents

Glossary/Dictionary. Federal Regulatory Agencies. CDL License Requirements. Hazardous Materials (HazMat). Listings by State. Resource Web Sites.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

A Survival Guide for Truck Drivers: Tips From the Trenches  (ISBN-10: 1401810624 | ISBN-13: 9781401810627)

An employer’s cost to replace a driver ranges from $5,000 to $8,000. Turnover can be prevented and retention increased by developing a driver with the life skills necessary to be successful in their daily working lives. A Survival Guide for Truck Drivers is the only book written for students or experienced drivers that offers, in a straightforward and nonpatronizing style, the practical tips for making life on the road more stress-free and comfortable – both for the driver and his or her family. Until now, drivers usually entered the transportation industry armed with a Commercial Drivers License and perhaps stories and information from friends and family. This new guide not only provides valuable information and invaluable insights into the life of a professional driver, but also offers resources and encouragement for those who keep North America’s commerce moving down the highway. Topics range from Money Management and Professional Improvement to Staying Healthy and Dealing With Stress – presenting advice to make the driver’s life better and happier. This lifestyle guide has a universal application that will appeal to student drivers, company drivers, owner-operators, and also the drivers’ families. A driving school graduate’s chance of landing a good job partly depends on his or her possession of life skills. Good retention tools are needed for the experienced but problem driver. A Survival Guide for Truck Drivers is the one solution for successful drivers.

List Price = $25.95  | CengageBrain Price = $25.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $19.25

Student Supplements

A Survival Guide for Truck Drivers: Tips From the Trenches  (ISBN-10: 1401810624 | ISBN-13: 9781401810627)

An employer’s cost to replace a driver ranges from $5,000 to $8,000. Turnover can be prevented and retention increased by developing a driver with the life skills necessary to be successful in their daily working lives. A Survival Guide for Truck Drivers is the only book written for students or experienced drivers that offers, in a straightforward and nonpatronizing style, the practical tips for making life on the road more stress-free and comfortable – both for the driver and his or her family. Until now, drivers usually entered the transportation industry armed with a Commercial Drivers License and perhaps stories and information from friends and family. This new guide not only provides valuable information and invaluable insights into the life of a professional driver, but also offers resources and encouragement for those who keep North America’s commerce moving down the highway. Topics range from Money Management and Professional Improvement to Staying Healthy and Dealing With Stress – presenting advice to make the driver’s life better and happier. This lifestyle guide has a universal application that will appeal to student drivers, company drivers, owner-operators, and also the drivers’ families. A driving school graduate’s chance of landing a good job partly depends on his or her possession of life skills. Good retention tools are needed for the experienced but problem driver. A Survival Guide for Truck Drivers is the one solution for successful drivers.

List Price = $25.95  | CengageBrain Price = $25.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $19.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Maria Moya

Maria Moya is currently the sole owner of IAM Enterprisees. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Mexico and a Doctorate from the University of Denver. In addition, Moya has served as a CDL Coordinator at a local community college. She has been an educator, trainer, and adult education specialist for over 20 years. Moya is fluent in Spanish and is familiar with the difficulties encountered by Spanish speaking individuals when they are learning English. She has developed a comprehensive bilingual CDL training program that can be implemented either by training programs or employers.