US DOT CMV
This course covers all aspects of commercial motor vehicle inspection and maintenance
requirements found in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR’s) including
a motor carriers’ responsibility to ensure that individuals performing the periodic
inspection under 396.17 are “qualified”. This is a performance-based course presented
in a lecture environment combined with a hands-on practical group exercise and
training using an actual commercial motor vehicle followed by a comprehensive test.
This course includes in-depth coverage of the Code of Federal Regulations Title
49, Parts 390, 393, and 396 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR).
US DOT CMV course is designed for:
Anyone in the Motor Carrier industry who has the responsibility for regulatory compliance
or mechanical requirements. This course is also suitable for enforcement/compliance
personnel interested in becoming familiar with the FMCSR.
- Periodic inspection requirements in Part 396.17
- Different levels of inspection in the North American Standard Roadside Inspection Program
- Vehicle maintenance and recordkeeping requirements
- Motor Carrier’s responsibility to qualify vehicle and brake inspectors
- Perform group inspection on CMV to reinforce regulatory requirements
- Identify the major components of the Periodic Inspection requirement in Part 396.17
- Explain the roles and responsibilities of the FMCSA and CVSA as it relates to CMV Inspections
- Explain the different levels of inspections in the North American Standard Roadside Inspection Program.
- Compare Annual Inspection criteria with CVSA Out of Service criteria
- Explain the vehicle maintenance and recordkeeping requirements
- Explain a motor carrier’s responsibility to qualify its vehicle inspectors and brake inspectors
- Perform group inspection of CMV to reinforce the requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
- Describe processes to allow motor carriers to correct inaccurate inspection and accident data in the FMCSA data base