TMC releases 2012-2013 Recommended Practices Manual

Updated May 28, 2012

Tmc Recommend Practices ManualDeveloped by ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC), the 2012-2013 Recommended Practices Manual is said to be the ultimate in maintenance and spec’ing information, comprising more than 2,900 pages.

ATA says fleets and equipment manufacturers across the nation depend on the TMC Recommended Practices Manual when it comes to the purchase, design, maintenance and performance of equipment. These comprehensive manuals are available individually, in two hardcover volumes, or on a two-volume CD-ROM.

The 2012-2013 manual includes the latest recommended practices for:

  • Tires and wheels
  • Engines
  • Electrical and instruments
  • Fleet maintenance management
  • Chassis & brake systems
  • Cab & controls
  • Trailers, bodies & material handling
  • Cost control methods
  • Energy conservation
  • On-board vehicle electronics
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