DOT Compliance Help Nationwide Workshops and Conferences

DOT 101
Compliance Overview & Audit Survival Seminars

Consisting of four parts, these full-day seminars are perfect for new entrants AND for seasoned safety managers alike. DOT Compliance Help, Inc. hosts this basic yet extensive class all over the United States on a biweekly basis.

Follow this link to see our upcoming events!
DOT 101 Overview & Audit Survival Seminars

If you have any questions feel free to contact us at 847-836-6063

Part A:  Introduction to DOT Compliance
An overview of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, including what you need to know to maintain compliance. Training on the most important performance measures you must make part of your companies safety systems. Covered topics include introduction to the USDOT, FMCSA, and PHMSA, and how they affect you. We illustrate and spell out your regulatory obligations. You will be trained on the MCS-90 and how to safeguard your company’s safety record.

Part B:  Surviving DOT Visits and Interventions
Most everyone is afraid of the DOT. But if you understand the process, you CAN prepare properly. With this knowledge you can put aside the fear and  prepare for Compliance Reviews and other interventions with confidence, minimize damage during the visit, and take the right steps afterward.

Part C: Understanding Violations and Minimizing Fines
There are certain things that YOU REALLY NEED TO FOCUS ON because they are critical and acute violations.  We will cover these AND the new hot-button topics  introduced  in CSA.  We’ll help you prioritize your efforts so that during the coming 3-5 year period you will be prepared for either type of intervention.

Part D:  State DOT Regulations
Each state has basically adopted the federal regulations but “tweaked” them slightly. What’s the difference? When does one apply vs. the other? How do you know which to follow? And, finally, what are the particular rules in your state that MAY be beneficial to you? We answer these questions and more.

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion to keep on file.

DOT Compliance Conferences

            Starting with our  DAY 1 – DOT 101 OVERVIEW , then 2 days devoted to sections based on CSA’s 7 BASICs (Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories). We split the two days by grouping Driver Management BASICs on Day 2, and Vehicle\Accident Management BASICs on Day 3.

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3-Day DOT Compliance Conferences

Driver Fitness
Operation of CMVs by drivers who are unfit to operate a CMV due to lack of training, experience, or medical qualifications. Example Violations: Failure to have a valid and appropriate commercial driver’s license and being medically unqualified to operate a CMV. (FMCSR Parts 383 and 391)

Fatigued Driving
Operation of CMVs by drivers who are ill, fatigued, or in non-compliance with the Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations. This BASIC includes violations of regulations pertaining to logbooks as they relate to HOS requirements and the management of CMV driver fatigue. Example Violations: HOS, logbook, and operating a CMV while ill or fatigued. (FMCSR Parts 392 and 395)

Drugs & Alcohol
Operation of CMVs by drivers who are impaired due to alcohol, illegal drugs, and misuse of prescription or over-the-counter medications. Example Violations: Use or possession of controlled substances/alcohol. This training is mandated for anyone in a supervisory position (FMCSR Parts 382 and 392).

Cargo Related
Failure to properly prevent shifting loads, spilled or dropped cargo, overloading, and unsafe handling of hazardous materials on a CMV. Example Violations: Improper load securement, cargo retention, and hazmat handling. (FMCSR Parts 392, 393, 397 and HM Violations)

Vehicle Maintenance
Failure to properly maintain a CMV. Example Violations: Brakes, lights, and other mechanical defects, and failure to make required repairs. (FMCSR Parts 393 and 396)

Unsafe Driving
Operation OF CMVs by drivers in a dangerous or careless manner. Example Violations: Speeding, reckless driving, improper lane change, and inattention. (FMCSR Parts 392 and 397)

Crash Indicator
Histories or patterns of high crash involvement, including frequency and severity. It is based on information from State-reported crashes.

All attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion to keep on file, and a separate Certificate of Training for Supervisor Drug & Alcohol.

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