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Canadian Truck and Transport Mechanic: Red Seal Exam Preparation

  • Sean Bennett
  • George Parsons
  • Martin Restoule
  • ISBN-10: 0919852661
  • ISBN-13: 9780919852662
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2003
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

This exam prep book is an essential tool for any Truck and Transport student preparing to write the Red Seal exam. Each practice test closely imitates the Red Seal exam in content and level of difficulty.


  • This book will help you pass the Red Seal exam by transforming your practical knowledge into words:

  • Contains three complete and updated practice exams (405 questions) written in Red Seal style.

  • Questions are arranged in reportable subject categories; the introduction explains how these categories are weighted in the exam, so you can maximize your study time.

  • Clear explanations for all of the answers allow you to understand the concepts behind the questions.

  • Includes information on exam-writing and study strategies, along with suggestions for extra reading.

  • Note: While this book is not a true Heavy Duty prep book, 85% of the Heavy Duty content is covered. Questions on hydraulics can be found in the Accessories sections.

About the Author

Sean Bennett

Sean Bennett is a former program coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College, as well as a former corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During a 20-year tenure at the college he authored new curricula, helped overhaul existing course offerings and chaired a wide range of curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario. Mr. Bennett has written more than 30 books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment and automotive technology, and he currently devotes his career to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council, the Association of Diesel Specialists, the Society of Automotive Engineers and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers. He is widely regarded as the foremost author in commercial vehicle technology.

Martin Restoule

Martin Restoule was born and raised in Perth, Ontario. In 1979 he graduated from the Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship program at Algonquin College and was promoted to shop foreman at Perkins Motors in Perth. In 1989 he accepted a job at Algonquin College as an Automotive Technician Professor. In 1993, Martin founded the Truck and Coach Technician Apprenticeship Program. He is the lead Canadian adapting author for Nelson’s market-leading title Automotive Technology: A System Approach, is addition to authoring the Centennial College Press Canadian Truck and Transport Technicians C of Q Exam Test Prep, in addition to eight test preparation handbooks for students in the United States.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Exam Strategies
Chapter 3: Exam Profile
Chapter 4: Practice Exam 1
Chapter 5: Practice Exam 2
Chapter 6: Practice Exam 3
Chapter 7: Answers to Practice Exams
Chapter 8: Explanations for Practice Exam 1 Answers
Chapter 9: Explanations for Practice Exam 2 Answers
Chapter 10: Explanations for Practice Exam 3 Answers
Chapter 11: Recommended Study Texts