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[510001] North American Standard - Part A

Prerequisites for Attendance: None.

Target Audience: Federal, State MCSAP or local law enforcement personnel responsible for conducting driver 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 driver 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 vehicle operators.

Objective: This course will instruct participants how to conduct a complete North American Standard driver inspection in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and the North American Standard Inspection Procedure. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to perform a thorough inspection of a commercial motor vehicle operator.

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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