Vehicle Parts and Accessories Safety Regulations

This course provides you with a thorough understanding of the minimum safety requirements for commercial motor vehicles. Master compliance, identify safety standards, and elevate your knowledge to ensure safe and efficient operation. Get started now!

  • Overview of FMCSR - 49 CFR 393
  • Finish the course in under 3 hours
  • 0.3 CEUs awarded upon course completion
  • Designed for all motor carrier personnel
100% Online At Your Own Pace
In compliance with FMCSA 49 CFR regulations
Certificate Upon Completion
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This course, developed in conjunction with the experts from the Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), outlines the minimum parts and accessories on a commercial motor vehicle required for safe operation.


This course is intended for all motor carrier personnel associated with their company's mechanical and safety programs, including:

  • Operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs)
  • Safety Directors
  • Safety Supervisors
  • Human Resources (HR) personnel
  • Safety Compliance personnel
  • Maintenance personnel.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the minimum applicability requirements, and the minimum safety requirements for lamps, reflective sheeting, turn signals, wiring, and batteries on commercial motor vehicles (CMVs)
  • Identify the minimum safety requirements for windshields, mirrors, horns, speedometers, emergency equipment, fuel systems, and exhaust systems on CMVs
  • Recognize the minimum safety requirements for suspension systems, steering systems, frames, tires, and wheels on CMVs
  • Identify the minimum safety requirements for brakes and coupling devices on CMVs
  • Recognize the minimum safety requirements for cargo securement on CMVs.

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