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[510002] North American Standard - Part B

Prerequisites for Attendance: Host Agencies shall provide students with (or require students to bring) the most current version of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations with interpretations.

Target Audience: Federal, State MCSAP or local law enforcement personnel responsible for conducting commercial motor vehicle inspections.

Description: This course is designed to provide Federal, State MCSAP and local law enforcement personnel with the basic knowledge, skills, practices, and procedures necessary for performing vehicle inspections under the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program. Referred to as North American Standard Inspections, the course will focus on understanding federal regulations and applying them during a safety inspection of commercial motor vehicles.

Objective: This course will instruct participants how to conduct a complete North American Standard vehicle inspection in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and the North American Standard Inspection Procedure, incorporating knowledge that was obtained during the NAS Part A course. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to perform a thorough examination of a commercial motor vehicle.

Length: 40 hours

Program Manager: Ron Crampton
Email: ntc-state-programs@dot.gov
Office Phone: 703.235.0501
Mobile Phone:
Fax: 1.877.561.1787

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