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Commercial-vehicle driving and operation (U.K. and continental)

B. A. Thompson

Commercial-vehicle driving and operation (U.K. and continental)

the driver, the instructor, the operator.

by B. A. Thompson

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Published by Pearson in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination194p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19205905M

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