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REAs Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Test Prep Puts You in the Drivers Seat!  
Updated 5th Edition 
 
Looking to get your CDL and start a new and profitable career? REA can get you headed in the right direction! Commercial drivers are needed across the country, and a high score on the CDL improves your chances for landing the job you want.
 
This updated fifth edition of our popular test prep offers complete preparation for both the bus and truck driver licensing exams.
 
Based on the current CDL exams, REAs Commercial Driver's License test prep contains everything you need to know. Easy-to-follow review chapters cover all the topics tested on the exams, including:
 
· General Knowledge and Skills
· Passenger Transport
· Air Brakes
· Combination Vehicles
· Hazardous Materials
· Tankers
· Metal Coil
· Doubles/Triples 
 
Checklists, diagrams, and definitions of must-know terms help reinforce your knowledge and skills while you study.
 
This complete CDL test prep package features the latest information on the testing and licensing requirements in all 50 states. Learn the facts about the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Rules, and Licensing, so youll be well informed on the rules of the road.
 
The book features 8 practice tests that cover the entire scope of the CDL exams. Each test comes complete with detailed answer explanations. Unlike other test preps, we dont just say which answers are right, we explain why the other choices are wrong, and that gives you an advantage on test day.
 
REAs CDL test prep is a must for anyone preparing for this career-building exam! 
 
 

Synopsis:

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE CDL! COMPLETE PREP FOR THE TRUCK AND BUS DRIVERS LICENSE EXAMS Federal law requires all drivers of commercial motor vehicles to possess a Commercial Drivers License. To get this special CDL license, you must take and pass the required knowledge and skills tests. By studying from this up-to-date and easy-to-follow book, youll be prepared to pass the CDL exam on your first try! The Most Complete CDL Review

Easy-to-read review chapters give you everything you need to know to pass the CDL exam and get your license. Covers all the basics and the latest requirements for the various sections of the test. Checklists, diagrams, and definitions reinforce your knowledge and skills while you study. The Best CDL Practice Exams Available

The book includes 8 full-length CDL practice tests to help you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. Our practice tests are based on actual CDL questions and cover all the topics tested on the exam. Total Explanations of CDL Exam Questions & Answers

Each CDL practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We dont just say which answers are right - but explain why the others are wrong. This helps you understand the material completely, so youll be confident and ready for the CDL exam. Up-to-date Information for All 50 States

This complete CDL test prep package features the latest information on the testing and licensing requirements in all 50 states. Learn the facts about the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act, rules, and licensing, so youll be well informed on the rules of the road. About the Author

Matt Mosher is a third-generation trucker with more than 450,000 safe-driving miles behind him. Currently, he teaches the rules of the road to students at the Sage Truck Driving School. He applies his many years of personal driving experience and thorough knowledge of the industry in this compact, must-have CDL test prep.

Table of Contents

Commercial Drivers License Exam

CONTENTS

Letter From the Author 

About Research & Education Association 

 
PART I — INTRODUCTION
 
CHAPTER 1

About This Book 

The Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 and the Commercial Drivers License 

CDL Exemptions 

The CDL Tests 

Other Safety Act Rules 

How to Use This Book 

 

PART II — CDL KNOWLEDGE TESTS REVIEW

CHAPTER 2

Driving Safely 

2.1 Vehicle Inspection 

2.2 Basic Control of Your Vehicle 

2.3 Shifting Gears 

2.4 Seeing 

2.5 Communicating 

2.6 Controlling Speed 

2.7 Managing Space 

2.8 Driving at Night 
2.9 Driving in Winter 

2.10 Driving in Very Hot Weather 

2.11 Driving in Fog 

2.12 Mountain Driving 

2.13 Railroad Crossings 

2.14 Seeing Hazards 

2.15 Distracted Drivers 

2.16 Emergencies 

2.17 Skid Control and Recovery 

2.18 Accident Procedures 

32.19 Fires 

2.20 Staying Alert and Fit To Drive 

2.21 Alcohol and Driving 

2.22 Aggressive Drivers/Road Rage 

2.23 ABS 

2.24 Hazardous Materials Rules for All Commercial Drivers 

CHAPTER 3

Transporting Cargo Safely 

3.1 Inspecting Cargo 

3.2 Weight and Balance 

3.3 Securing Cargo 

3.4 Cargo Needing Special Attention 

 
CHAPTER 4

Transporting Passengers 

4.1 Pre-Trip Inspection 

4.2 Loading and Trip Start 

4.3 On the Road 

4.4 After-Trip Vehicle Inspection 

4.5 Prohibited Practices 
4.6 Use of Brake-Door Interlocks 

CHAPTER 5

Air Brakes 

5.1 The Parts of an Air Brake System 

5.2 Dual Air Brake Systems 

5.3 Inspecting Air Brake Systems 
5.4 Using Air Brakes

CHAPTER 6

Combination Vehicles 

6.1 Driving Combination Vehicles Safely 

6.2 Combination Vehicle Air Brakes 

6.3 Coupling and Uncoupling 

6.4 Inspecting a Combination Vehicle

CHAPTER 7

Doubles and Triples 

7.1 Pulling Double/Triple Trailers 

7.2 Coupling and Uncoupling 

7.3 Inspecting Doubles and Triples 

CHAPTER 8

Tank Vehicles 

8.1 Inspecting Tank Vehicles 

8.2 Driving Tank Vehicles 

8.3 Safe Driving Rules 

CHAPTER 9

Hazardous Materials 

9.1 The Intent of the Regulations 

9.2 Hazardous Materials Transportation: Who Does What?

9.3 Communication Rules 

9.4 Loading and Unloading 

9.5 Bulk Tank Marking, Loading, and Unloading 

9.6 Hazardous Materials: Driving and Parking Rules 

9.7 Hazardous Materials: Emergencies 

 
Appendix I: Radioactive Separation Table 
Appendix II: Hazardous Materials Glossary 
 
CHAPTER 10

Metal Coil 

10.1 Guiding Principles 

10.2 Working Load Limit  

10.3 Cargo Placement and Restraint 

PART III — CDL SKILLS TEST REVIEW

CHAPTER 11

The Skills Tests 

11.1 Pre-Trip Inspection Test 
11.2 Basic Control Skills Test 

11.3 Road Test

 
PART IV — PRACTICE TESTS

General Knowledge Test

Answer Key 

Detailed Explanations of Answers 

 
The Passenger Transport Test

Answer Key 

Detailed Explanations of Answers 

The Air Brakes Test

Answer Key 

Detailed Explanations of Answers 

The Combination Vehicles Test

Answer Key 

Detailed Explanations of Answers 

 
The Hazardous Materials Test

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

The Tanker Test
Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

The Doubles/Triples Test

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Metal Coil Test

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

General Knowledge Test

Endorsement Tests

Index

CDL DIRECTORY

Key Commercial Drivers License Contacts

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738609072
Author:
Rea
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Author:
The Staff of Rea
Author:
REA, Editors of
Author:
Harris, Kymberly
Author:
REA, The Editors of
Author:
Mosher, Matt
Subject:
Exams-Professional
Subject:
CDL exam
Subject:
Commercial Drivers License
Subject:
Test Prep
Subject:
Vocational
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
CDL Test Preparation
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
10 x 6.69 in 1.4 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE CDL! COMPLETE PREP FOR THE TRUCK AND BUS DRIVERS LICENSE EXAMS Federal law requires all drivers of commercial motor vehicles to possess a Commercial Drivers License. To get this special CDL license, you must take and pass the required knowledge and skills tests. By studying from this up-to-date and easy-to-follow book, youll be prepared to pass the CDL exam on your first try! The Most Complete CDL Review

Easy-to-read review chapters give you everything you need to know to pass the CDL exam and get your license. Covers all the basics and the latest requirements for the various sections of the test. Checklists, diagrams, and definitions reinforce your knowledge and skills while you study. The Best CDL Practice Exams Available

The book includes 8 full-length CDL practice tests to help you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. Our practice tests are based on actual CDL questions and cover all the topics tested on the exam. Total Explanations of CDL Exam Questions & Answers

Each CDL practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We dont just say which answers are right - but explain why the others are wrong. This helps you understand the material completely, so youll be confident and ready for the CDL exam. Up-to-date Information for All 50 States

This complete CDL test prep package features the latest information on the testing and licensing requirements in all 50 states. Learn the facts about the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act, rules, and licensing, so youll be well informed on the rules of the road. About the Author

Matt Mosher is a third-generation trucker with more than 450,000 safe-driving miles behind him. Currently, he teaches the rules of the road to students at the Sage Truck Driving School. He applies his many years of personal driving experience and thorough knowledge of the industry in this compact, must-have CDL test prep.

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