Entry-Level CMV Driver Principles
Covering driver qualification, hours of service, driver wellness, and whistleblower protection, this FMCSA-compliant training sets the foundation for a safer and compliant driving journey. Register today!
- For entry-level CMV drivers
- Finish the program in under 4 hours
- Earn 0.4 CEUs after finishing course
- Meets FMCSR 49 CFR Subpart F - Entry-Level driver training requirements
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In compliance with FMCSA 49 CFR regulations
Certificate Upon Completion
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About This Course s-mod-info
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, per 49 CFR Subpart F - Entry-Level Driver Training Requirements, requires all Entry Level training theory curriculum as described in 49 CFR Part 380 Appendices A - F.
This course is an introduction to the principles described in the FMCSA requirements. It touches on four topics in depth but should not be mistaken for FMCSA-Listed Entry Level CMV Driver Training mandated to begin on 7/2/2022 for the new commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver.
This course provides engaging and interactive introduction to these four topics:
- Driver qualification requirements
- Hours of service of drivers
- Driver wellness
- Whistleblower protection
Entry-level drivers are those drivers with less than one year of experience operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) with a commercial driver's license (CDL) in interstate commerce and experienced drivers wishing to recharge their skill set.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize the driver qualification (DQ) regulations purpose and requirements
- Identify the goals of the Hours of Service (HOS) regulations in 49 CFR 395 and define key terms related to HOS
- Recognize the maximum driving times allowed for property-carrying CMV drivers and the Out-of-Service criteria for violations of the maximum driving times
- Identify the exceptions to the maximum driving time rules, including exceptions for special categories of drivers, drivers in special situations, and drivers using a sleeper berth
- Recognize the required contents of the Record of Duty Status, the Out-of-Service violations of the Record of Duty Status (RODS), and be able to correctly prepare your own RODS
- Recognize potential health and lifestyle hazards associated with driving CMVs and identify techniques for avoiding them
- Identify the rights and protections provided by the Whistleblower Protection Act for employees in the transportation industry.
|An Introduction to the Driver Qualification Regulations for Drivers
|Introduction to Hours of Service
|Maximum Driving Time
|Exceptions to Maximum Driving Time
|Record of Duty Status
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