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CDL Test Preparation Guide: Everything You Need to Know 2nd Edition

Alice Adams

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2002
  • 336 Pages

Overview

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, 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.

Alice Adams,

Alice Adams is an educator and a veteran transportation writer for various national 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.
  • All rules, regulations and testing procedures, including the latest Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) changes have been updated, so that readers have access to the current information they need to pass on the first try
  • The 2nd Edition has been reorganized to divide content according to various CDL tests, and includes added test questions and answers to familiarize candidates with the style and content of the exam, reducing test day anxiety
  • Increased step-by-step illustrations, "OTR" (Over the Road) safe driving tips, and "Road Sense" - tips for preparing and passing the CDL exam, all help put important informatioin into context for better recall
  • A glossary of terms familiarizes readers with the industry�s unique language
Part I- Introduction.
CDL Knowledge Test Review. General Knowledge and Safe Driving. General Knowledge and Cargo Safety. Air Brakes. Test Combination vehicles. Doubles and Triples. Tank Vehicles. Hazardous Materials. Passenger Vehicles. CDL Skills Review Test. Pre-trip Inspection. Basic Control. Road Test.
Part II-General Knowledge Practice Tests with Answers and Explanations.
Air Brakes Practice Test. Combination vehicles Practice Test. Doubles and Triples Practice Test. Tank Vehicles Practice Test. Hazardous Materials Practice Test. Passenger Vehicles Practice Test.

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Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Technician Certification Test Preparation Manual

ISBN: 9781418066000
Updated to reflect the most current ASE tasks, this book combines a clear writing style, in-depth coverage, and abundant practice questions and tests to deliver a tool that will help trucking technicians and students successfully prepare for all eight areas of the Medium/Heavy Duty Truck certification exams. Each chapter of the Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Technician Certification Test Preparation Manual, 2nd Edition is devoted to thoroughly covering one specific ASE truck test, resulting in eight core chapters that instill the knowledge and skills needed to get certified. These chapters include extensive coverage of all the ASE tasks associated with each test, ASE-style questions to familiarize users with the testing format, as well as hints to encourage users to be actively involved in the problem-solving process. Pre-tests, post-tests, and sample tests are all accompanied by answers and answer analysis so users can receive immediate feedback for a continuous learning process.