ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council released its 2012-2013 Recommended Practices Manual, which provides more than 2,900 pages of maintenance and spec'ing information for the purchase, design, maintenance and performance of equipment.

These 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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