The main objective of this session is to provide you with information on avoiding distracted driving in commercial motor vehicles. By the end of the session, you should be able to understand the definition of and different categories of distracted driving; identify and avoid distractions when behind the wheel; understand FMCSA regulations as they pertain to driver distractions; and recognize distracted driving in other vehicles. Duration: 16 minutes
The main objective of this session is to provide you with information on safe driving techniques for commercial motor vehicles. By the end of the session, you should be able to: understand the basics of safely operating a commercial motor vehicle; know the risks of unsafe operation of CMVs; identify and avoid risky driving behaviors; and operate a CMV safely. Duration: 22 minutes
This course will take approximately 25 minutes to complete. This session will cover the Hazardous Materials Table. The table is an essential part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s hazardous materials, or hazmat, regulations. Understanding the table and knowing how to use it effectively helps ensure safe transport of hazardous materials and compliance with the regulations. The Hazardous Materials Table lists some 3,000 hazardous materials alphabetically by proper shipping name. The table provides you with the information needed to complete shipping papers, mark and label hazmat packages, select appropriate placarding, and perform other transportation-related duties in compliance with the regulations.
This course will take approximately 39 minutes to complete. This session covers the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s, or DOT’s, hazardous materials regulations (49 CFR 171-180). DOT specifies requirements for the safe transportation of hazardous materials, often referred to as hazmat, in commerce by rail, aircraft, vessel, and motor vehicle. DOT has general requirements for the loading, unloading, handling, and storage of hazardous materials as well as specific mode-of-transportation requirements. The regulations apply to both shippers and transporters of hazardous materials.
This course will take approximately 17 minutes to complete. The main objective of this session is to provide you with the information you need to complete the daily driver’s log fully and correctly. By the time the session is over, you should be able to: identify record of duty status requirements; complete the daily log correctly; log changes of duty status accurately on the grid; and retain and submit logs in a timely manner.
This course will take approximately 17 minutes to complete. The main objective of this session is to explain the requirements of federal CMV inspection regulations. By the time this session is over, you should be able to understand the inspection, repair, and maintenance requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; perform pre- and postoperation vehicle inspections and write and review inspection reports; identify periodic inspection requirements; and comprehend inspector qualifications and recordkeeping requirements under the regulations.