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|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ian Graham; Mark Bergin; N J Hewetson
|Notes:||"With special split pages"--Cover.
|Description:||32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.|
|Contents:||First trucks; from the "horseless carriage" to special-purpose trucks --
Trucks for tasks; the variety of trucks on the roads today and their many different uses --
Truck racing; the fastest and most powerful trucks in the world do battle on the racetrack --
Construction trucks; trucks able to move huge amount of concrete and other building materials --
Articulated trucks; the biggest freight-carrying trucks in existence --
Tippers and lifters; from dump trucks and skip trucks to forklifts, wreckers, and garbage trucks --
Military trucks; trucks that transport soldiers and weapons --
Fire engines; from hand-operated water pumps on wheels to the sophisticated engines of today --
Road trains; the longest trucks in the world --
Trucks to come; the designs and technology used in the trucks of the future --
Glossary; super truck facts.
|Series Title:||Fast forward (Danbury, Conn.)|
|Responsibility:||written by Ian Graham ; illustrated by Mark Bergin and Nick Hewetson ; created and designed by David Salariya.|