FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Director of Communications & Public Relations
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (March 12, 2019) — NTEA recently released the 14th edition of its Truck Equipment Handbook — the industry’s most comprehensive resource for commercial vehicle components and equipment. The updated version includes the latest U.S. regulations and a U.S./Canada Federal Lighting Guide, along with an expanded set of industry definitions. This edition also covers the vehicle certification process and regulatory standards applicable in Canada.
“Since 1989, our Truck Equipment Handbook has been a valued resource relied upon by many professionals in our industry,” said Steve Carey, NTEA president & CEO. “With the expanded reference to Canadian regulations, this newest edition is even more relevant for the North American commercial vehicle market.”
This is an indispensable guide for distributors, manufacturers, truck dealers, sales representatives and end users. It covers in-depth technical information on selecting commercial vehicle components and equipment.
- Component descriptions
- Application and installation considerations and requirements
- Illustrations of basic engineering calculations
- Alternative fuels and hybrid propulsion systems information
- Reference sections on vehicle certification, Federal/Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and lighting requirements
- Weights and measures
- Glossary of truck equipment industry terms
Through April 1, 2019, we’re offering a limited-time handbook special of $8 for NTEA members/$20 nonmembers, with a quantity discount for members ($5 per copy when ordering 10 or more). Contact us (800-441-6832 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to order in bulk. Standard pricing is $15 for NTEA members/$29 nonmembers. Find details at ntea.com/handbook.
NTEA offers a variety of tools to support the vehicle certification process, including the first Truck Equipment 201 module on certification. Truck Equipment 201 is intended as a series of online course modules, and the first covers U.S., Canadian, and European Union certification processes and U.S./Canadian label requirements, as well as the influence of motor vehicle safety standards. WorkTruckCert – An NTEA & Dec-O-Art Resource is a powerful, new cloud-based program designed to streamline the completion and printing of certification labels. Commercial Vehicle Certification Guide and U.S./Canada Federal Lighting Guide are other important tools capturing the latest regulatory information in the U.S. and Canada. Learn more at ntea.com/vehiclecertification.
Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry represents more than 2,050 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show®. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and government relations offices in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario.