Titolo: Bumper to Bumper : The Complete Guide to ...
Casa editrice: Mike Byrnes & Assoc
Data di pubblicazione: 1997
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780962168758-3
Riassunto: BUMPER TO BUMPER, The Complete Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations, our original text on truck driving and related activities, has trained thousands of our nations truck drivers. Tractor-trailer driving schools, carriers, insurance companies, attorneys, accident reconstruction specialists, and highway patrols use the book in their formal training programs and as a reference book. Letters of praise from countless individual drivers attest to its completeness and easy readability. The 512-page soft-cover book written in an authoritative yet friendly style, contains over 200 technical illustrations, and is thoroughly indexed. Each chapter includes a final quiz and an observation skills test. It is designed to meet industry standards for training set by the Department of Transportation and other accrediting bodies. BUMPER TO BUMPER describes vehicle components, driving techniques, and regulated activities, beginning with an overview of motor transport industry careers. The next 13 chapters introduce heavy diesel tractors and trailers and their components. Ten more chapters explain the handling of tractor-trailer combinations. The following eight chapters cover government regulations, safe driving, economy operating, and driver responsibilities. The last three chapters are devoted to job hunting, the driver's lifestyle and professional development.
L'autore: MIKE BYRNES AND ASSOCIATES, INC., incorporates the talents and expertise of:
MIKE BYRNES, President. Mr. Byrnes' 25 years in the field of vocational education and training include experience directing curriculum development for over-the-road truck driving and heavy equipment operation training programs. Mr. Byrnes' expertise in the transportation and construction areas stems from 20 years experience in the field. Mr. Byrnes brings to curriculum development and publishing projects his managerial and vocational education experience plus complete familiarity with the needs and capabilities of the adult learner.
DEVORAH FOX, Vice President. A published writer and editor with over 20 years experience, Ms. Fox has served in a variety of industries, including vocational education, broadcasting and hospitality where she used her language and publications skills to create clear, concise communication. Ms. Fox sees that writing is accurate, readable, clear and appropriately illustrated. In addition, her student services experience enables her to edit with an eye towards those elements that motivate learners to keep reading with a feeling of enjoyment and satisfaction.
The principals of MIKE BYRNES AND ASSOCIATES, INC., are supported by a network of human resources that includes writers, editors, educators, content specialists, artists and translators, many of whom have long years of experience in technical writing and illustration.
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