Competent, well-trained driver/operators, fire officers, and truck company members are essential for the optimal use of the aerial apparatus. The 2nd edition of the Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook, with new photos and illustrations, is designed to educate the driver/ operators responsible for operating fire apparatus equipped with aerial devices. These devices include aerial ladders, aerial ladder platforms, articulating elevating platforms, telescoping elevating platforms, and waters towers. This 2nd edition serves as a perfect complement to the Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook for driver/operators who are expected to operate both types of apparatus. The 2nd edition of Aerial Apparatus Driver/Operator Handbook addresses the key job performance requirements of NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications, 2009 edition. Learning objectives, key terms, and review questions are included in each chapter.