Higher Education

Entry-Level Truck Driver Regulation Training, 1st Edition

  • Alice Adams
  • ISBN-10: 1401899366  |  ISBN-13: 9781401899363
  • 160 Pages
  • © 2005 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $6.50



New drivers will applaud this all-inclusive guide to passing the required exam and earning the necessary credentials to legally drive commercial motor vehicles. Available as a text or on CD-ROM, this product is in line with the newest regulations set forth by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA). It is the only new regulations product supported by the Professional Truck Drivers Institute, and it presents the "must know" information new drivers need to successfully achieve the required certification. The self-paced, easy-to-read, easy-to-learn format will speed users to success, even if they have been away from the classroom for years. Carefully condensed information and just the right amount of detail make digesting important concepts simple, without the need for re-reading. Earning a passing grade has never been easier!

Features and Benefits

  • important driver health information, including useful discussions regarding diabetes, high blood pressure, and other physical conditions, is broken down into everyday, understandable language so that readers can learn the exact parameters for each of the conditions
  • the user-friendly reading level is compatible with every learning style, including English as a Second Language (ESL) readers
  • a 50-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
  • helpful references offer flexibility for learners to go into more detailed study if they prefer
  • only new regulations product supported by the Professional Truck Drivers Institute (PTDI)
  • offers the most up-to-date information available in a single book, including a detailed explanation of the new FMCSA ruling that states all drivers hired after July 2003, must pass a test before they are given a license to drive
  • dedicated coverage of the four key topic areas included in the FMCSA ruling � Hours of Service, Whistleblower Guidelines, Driver Qualifications, and Driver Health � equips readers with the essential information they need to earn a passing grade

Table of Contents

Chapter One � Hours of Service
Chapter Two � Whistleblower
Chapter Three � Driver Qualifications
Chapter Four � Driver Health
Test Questions

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Alice Adams

Alice Adams is an educator and veteran transportation writer for various national transportation trade publications, as well as for the Houston Chronicle. After serving in academic positions at Odessa College (TX), Houston Community College, and the University of St. Thomas, she has authored several transportation industry books, including texts used in public, private, and proprietary professional driving schools.