Help clarify size and weight regulations for new truck drivers and those in trucking orientation classes. The book covers concepts of gross weight, tare weight, tire weights, axle weights and manufacturers’ weights. Following chapters explain US Federal regulations, and importantly, where these regulations apply and where they do not. Also, regulations surrounding the ‘kingpin to rear axle’ distance are explained.
The book is a great tool for reference and to learn what weight regulations are all about. There are 4 quizzes with 10 questions each that help to reinforce what is learned in set of chapters. The book is filled with 31 figures and 6 tables that help to explain the material.
After reading the textbook and working through the exercises, the reader should be able to:
– Distinguish between gross weights, tare weights, and payloads
– Identify the different types of weight limits that apply to vehicles
– Gross Weights
– Axle weights
– Tire Weights
– Manufacturers’ Weights
– Learn where US Federal Laws apply
– Understand how the Federal government controls truck dimensions
– Understand how the Federal government regulates weights including bridge weights
– Learn why kingpin to rear axle restrictions are in place
– Find out how to adjust your axles, and in what direction
– Find out what the maximum and minimum limits are for kingpin to rear axle measurements

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