How to Prepare for the CDL, Commercial Driver's License Truck Driver's Test

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Barron's Educational Series, 2004 - Education - 436 pages
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This updated manual prepares professional and prospective truck and trailer drivers for the tests required by the U.S. Department of Transportation in all 50 states. Thorough coverage of both the written and driving tests is presented with specific answers and explanations. Detailed diagrams demonstrate the proper procedures drivers need to master for their behind-the-wheel tests. This manual is heavily illustrated with diagrams and line art.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
PASS Is Action
10
Be Systematic
18
Types of Test Questions
25
Tips for Different Test Question Types
31
PASS Posttrip
53
Safety Control Systems
107
Troubleshooting
127
The Brake System
225
Operational Control Valves
231
Air Brake System Inspection
237
Driving With Air Brakes
244
Coupling a Single Semitrailer
250
Uncoupling Doubles
256
Pulling Trailers Safely
263
Tank Vehicle Endorsement
273

Emergencies
146
Visual Alertness
154
Space Management
161
Driving in Winter
167
Emergency Maneuvers
175
Loading Securing and Hauling
183
Loading Cargo
189
Driving With a Load
195
Vehicle Inspection
201
Why Inspect
202
State and Local Requirements
209
PASS Posttrip
217
Emergency Systems
279
Review
341
Sample Test 1
347
Sample Test 2
355
CDL Skills Tests
381
Coupling and Uncoupling
388
Safe Driving Skills Test
397
Final Tips for the Test
405
Appendix
413
Appendix
419
Index
431
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