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Since 1987, Mike Byrnes and Associates, Inc. has been helping to launch and grow successful commercial motor vehicle operator careers with outstanding training and reference tools that are enjoyable and easy to use. Like BUMPER TO BUMPER®, The Complete Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations. Five stars, ranked in the Amazon Top Ten trucking books. You can’t go wrong.

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Drum roll, please

Bumper to Bumper Kindle editionWe are proud to announce (drum roll, please) that Bumper to Bumper, The Complete Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations, is now available on Kindle.

Yes, you can now read Bumper to Bumper on a Kindle. Not only that, you can download free apps from Kindle so you can read the Kindle edition on all these devices:

Fire Tablets

  • Kindle Fire(1st Generation)
  • Kindle Fire(2nd Generation)
  • Kindle Fire HD(1st Generation)
  • Kindle Fire HD 8.9″
  • Kindle Fire HD(2nd Generation)
  •  Kindle Fire HDX
  • Kindle Fire HDX 8.9”

Free Kindle Reading Apps

  • Kindle for Android Phones
  • Kindle for Android Tablets
  • Kindle for iPhone
  • Kindle for iPad
  • Kindle for iPod Touch
  • Kindle for Mac
  • Kindle for PC

Just download the free app from the Kindle store to read the Bumper to Bumper Kindle edition on phones, tablets and computers. You’ll find a link to those reading apps on the amazon.com page where the print and Kindle editions are sold. Just click on this link. 

The Bumper to Bumper Kindle edition is a “print replica” so it looks just like the book you’re familiar with, including all the illustrations, charts and test questions. It was an immediate hit on release and ranks #1 in the Kindle store in its category.

Schools can distribute the Bumper to Bumper Kindle edition to their students. Just purchase a license for the number of copies you want, then share them wirelessly using Whispercast. 

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ELDTAC Achieves Consensus – CVTA

At last, an important agreement has been reached regarding mandated training standards. ELDTAC Achieves Consensus – CVTA. Now rulemaking can move forward.

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Seven Tips for Improving CSA Scores – Whitepaper – GPS / Telematics – Whitepaper – Automotive Fleet

Seven Tips for Improving CSA Scores – Whitepaper – GPS / Telematics – Whitepaper – Automotive Fleet.

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FMCSA set to increase fines for some safety reg violations | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

FMCSA set to increase fines for some safety reg violations | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine.

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FMCSA offering up to $2k for participating in hours-of-service study | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

More than 2¢ for your time FMCSA offering up to $2k for participating in hours-of-service study | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine.

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Entry-level driver training

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announces the meeting schedule for the Entry-Level Driver Training Advisory Committee (ELDTAC), established to complete a negotiated rulemaking on Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) for individuals who want to operate Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs).

ELDTAC is a negotiated rulemaking committee established to develop a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to implement section 32304 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) concerning ELDT standards for individuals applying for a commercial driver’s license
(CDL) or CDL upgrade.

The meetings will be held Thursday-Friday, March 19-20, April 9-10 and 23-24, and May 14-15 and 28-29, 2015,  from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (E.T.), on Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., E.T., on Fridays at various locations in Washington, DC, and Arlington, VA. The meetings are open to the public for their entirety.

Specific locations and an agenda for each meeting will be posted in
advance of the meetings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Shannon L. Watson, Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, (202) 366-2551, eldtac@dot.gov.
Services for Individuals With Disabilities: For information on
facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request
special assistance at the meeting, contact Eran Segev at (617) 494-
3174, eran.segev@dot.gov, one week prior to each meeting.

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FMCSA: ELD Final Rule Slated to Publish on Sept. 30 – News – TruckingInfo.com

FMCSA: ELD Final Rule Slated to Publish on Sept. 30 – News – TruckingInfo.com.

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Should FMCSA remove CSA scores from public view?

House bill would force FMCSA to remove CSA scores from public view, at least temporarily | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine. What do you think? Is this is a good idea?

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Share your opinion

Share your opinion during a live online discussion about electronic logging devices.

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Effective Jan. 30, drivers can ditch paper copies of medical cards upon med cert renewal | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

More room in your wallet

Effective Jan. 30, drivers can ditch paper copies of medical cards upon med cert renewal | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine.

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