Truck Equipment Handbook

NTEA’s Truck Equipment Handbook (14th edition) is 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.

Topics addressed in Truck Equipment Handbook

  • 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 (order online now).
Attention NTEA members: Please log in using your member credentials to receive the special member pricing.

In addition, members get a discount when ordering in bulk ($5 per copy for 10 or more). To order in bulk, contact us at 800-441-6832 or
info@ntea.com. Standard pricing is $15 for NTEA members/$29 nonmembers.



Thank you to Parker Chelsea Products for partnering with NTEA on the Handbook to help you spec' better trucks.

Contact NTEA’s team (800-441-6832 or info@ntea.com) with any questions.

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