Sources of Information in Transportation
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United States Sources (including some international):
Dictionaries and Glossaries



American Society for Testing and Materials. ASTM Dictionary of Engineering Science & Technology. West Cocshohoken, PA: ASTM, 2000, 9th edition.

American Trucking Association. Public Relations Department. Truck Drivers Dictionary and Glossary. Alexandria, VA: The Department, 1984.

Society of Automotive Engineers. Glossary of Automotive Terms. Warrendale, PA: SAE, 1992.

Society of Automotive Engineers. Motor Vehicle, Safety & Environmental Terminology.  Warrendale, PA: SAE, 1977.

Society of Automotive Engineers. Truck and Bus Industry Glossary. Warendale, PA:  SAE, 1988.

Tak, Montie. Truck Talk: the Language of the Open Road. Philadelphia, PA: Chilton Book Co., 1971.

Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association. Tank Trailer and Tank Container Nomenclature. Alexandria, VA: TTMA, 1993.

United States. Department of Transportation. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.  Transportation Acronym Guide. 1996.

Contains transportation acronyms, initialisms, and their references used by the
federal government, private organizations, Canada, and Mexico. 

United States. Department of Transportation. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.  Transportation Expressions. Washington, DC: USDOT, 1996.

Contains definitions of transportation terms used throughout the Department of
Transportation and other US government agencies.




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