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Published by Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety, U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tractor driving -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Truck driving -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Tractor driving -- United States -- Safety measures.,
  • Truck driving -- United States -- Safety measures.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17668450M

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  *This count refers to the total comment/submissions received on this document, as of PM yesterday. Note: Agencies review all submissions, however some agencies may choose to redact, or withhold, certain submissions (or portions thereof) such as those containing private or proprietary information, inappropriate language, or duplicate/near duplicate . Writtem in cooperation with the Professional Truck Driver Institute. Based on the Tractor-Trailer Driver Curriculum originally developed by the Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration as described in their "Proposed Minimum Standards for Training Tractor-Trailer-Drivers.".   The creation of minimum truck driver training standards has taken one step closer to implementation, but still remains several years off.. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sent the final version of a rule to implement the standards to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget. In , the agency developed the “Proposed Minimum Standards for Training Tractor-Trailer Drivers” as a curriculum standard based upon research conducted by the agency. The proposed minimum curriculum standards were used by the agency to produce a curriculum for the heavy truck industry.

Safety Practices Once Tractor Trailer. Drivers Arrive at a Destination. Safety is just as important once a truck reaches a destination as when it is. on the open road. Companies should communicate operating procedures to keep workers safe, whether at the warehouse, dock, or construction Size: KB. Commercial motor vehicles schools “must meet or exceed the model curriculum for training tractor-trailer drivers adopted by the United States Department of Transportation.” () Curriculum approved by Director of DMV. Not specified. Not specified. Classroom and related facilities subject to satisfactory inspection.   Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) About the ELDT Final Rule. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) established new minimum training standards for certain individuals applying for a Class A or Class B commercial driver’s license (CDL) for the first time; an upgrade of their CDL (e.g., a Class B CDL holder seeking a Class A CDL); or a . The Commercial Truck Driver Training Standard (Class A) is being introduced to ensure that all applicants of a Class A driver’s licence are being trained to the minimum, common core entry‐level standard across the trucking industry and commercial driver training delivered in File Size: KB.

Description: A severe shortage of trained tractor-trailer drivers faces the trucking industry and the nation. Trucking: Tractor-Trailer Driver Handbook/Workbook, Third edition and its ancillaries can help solve this problem by providing a comprehensive, turnkey curriculum for tractor-trailer driver training. This Student Manual is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's, Federal Highway Administration's, Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety's (BMCS) 'Model Curriculum for Training Tractor-Trailer Drivers.' The content of the manual is based upon the BMCS Proposed Minimum Standards for Training Tractor-Trailer Drivers. written in cooperation with the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) based on the Tractor-Trailer Driver Curriculum originally developed by the Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration as described in their “Proposed Minimum Standards for Training Tractor-Trailer Drivers”. Each training program is patterned after the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Proposed Minimum Standards for Training Tractor Trailer Drivers. The programs are continually improved and updated by the schools’ program advisory committee, comprised of a broad base of the trucking industry.