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Tractor-Trailer Driver Training Manual

Written by an experienced transportation professional and former driver training instructor, this 2nd Edition Manual teaches the basics of safe driving techniques for tractor-trailer rigs and provides up-to-date regulatory information. The manual also helps you meet FMCSA's entry-level driver training requirements. It covers all four areas - driver qualification, hours of service, driver wellness, and whistleblower protection - that new drivers need to be trained on. The manual also covers important topics like: vehicle Inspection; backing; coupling and uncoupling; speed and space management; extreme driving conditions; emergency maneuvers, and handling cargo.