ERIC Number: ED158122
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Driving Occupations. Reprinted from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1978-79 Edition.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
Focusing on driving occupations, this document is one in a series of forty-one reprints from the Occupational Outlook Handbook providing current information and employment projections for individual occupations and industries through 1985. The specific occupations covered in this document include intercity busdrivers, local transit busdrivers, local truckdrivers, long-distance truckdrivers, parking attendants, route drivers, taxi-cab drivers, and occupations in the trucking industry. The following information is presented for each occupation or occupational area: a code number referenced to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles; a description of the nature of the work; places of employment; training, other qualifications, and advancement; employment outlook; earnings and working conditions; and sources of additional information. In addition to the forty-one reprints covering individual occupations or occupational areas (CE 017 757-797), a companion document (CE 017 756) presents employment projections for the total labor market and discusses the relationship between job prospects and education. (BM)
Descriptors: Attendants, Bus Transportation, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections, Information Sources, Job Skills, Job Training, Motor Vehicles, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Promotion (Occupational), Salaries, Service Vehicles, Transportation, Wages, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.50 per reprint; $8.00 for set of 42)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.