Every trucking company needs a CMV manual for their Commercial Drivers (all hazmat and any other vehicle or vehicle combination over 10,000 lbs).
This easy to use manual or handbook meets all current DOT Compliance requirements. Easily editable for a custom look and feel. Blank pages to add your own company rules and other desired items. Complete with easy to read rules and pictures. Use as a "cheat sheet" for your drivers and/or pull out the pictures and use them in driver training exercises.
Add your own forms or ask us about customization options.
Custom versions of this Handbook can cost over $3500. Available from The DOT Doctor for a fraction of the cost.
2-Day Class packed full of intensive instruction taught by Dr. Sitler and her team of FMCSA experts. Dr. Sitler began TDD in 2008 after spending over 20 years in the trucking industry. Job experience includes: managing a successful mid-sized trucking company, small fleet owner, CDL-A driver and global consultant. Her team brings over a century of combined experience to the event including a former teacher who aided in designing the curriculum for this training session.
Excellent for anyone involved or seeking to be involved in ground transportation management. Something for everyone! Even the most seasoned veteran has told us they learned something new at our training sessions. TDD brings the most current and up to date changes to the session. Regulations are explained and compared to their predecessors. Adequate q&a time for all in open session as well as email follow up for those seeking a private q&a time.
CSA allows for a variety of DOT audits. There are targeted audits when you percentages reach a threshold limit. There are full audits due to your CSA scores or because your "number is up". There are New Entry audits that occur within the first 18 months of obtaining a new DOT authority.
Audits happen for all reasons. Disgruntled drivers may report you to the DOT and trigger an audit. Companies without "how's my driving" stickers often find themselves a target of a DOT audit as the public has no recourse but to call the DOT when they do not know how to reach the company.
Protect yourself and limit your company's liability. Schedule a MOCK DOT AUDIT today. We conduct both onsite and remote audits. With onsite audits, we offer a mini or 1.5-2 day FMCSA MANAGEMENT and CSA BASICs training course for your managers. This allows you to know where you stand and educate your staff on what, how and why compliance is necessary. Class size unlimited!!!
Contact The DOT Doctor today BEFORE the auditor calls. We also offer audit representation.
Experienced drivers should have a strong understanding of the hours of service regulations. In order for supervisors to understand the many stresses put on drivers on a daily basis, they too need to know and understand the hours of service regulations. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Drivers cannot be dispatched properly if their Dispatcher / Load Planner does not have a full comprehension of the HOS.
During a DOT Audit, carriers may be required to produce a Dispatch Log and proof of how they track their driver’s hours to ensure compliance. This includes log auditing and documentation, comprehension of the HOS as it applies to your operation, proof of route checking, trip documentation and a written HOS Plan & Policy.
This training program is a review of the basic hours of service requirements found in Part 395 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), as they apply to property-carrying vehicles.
This training will help the supervisor gain a reasonable understanding of the hours of service regulations in order to improve scheduling and productivity pertaining to drivers.
Applies to Managers, dispatchers and supervisors for motor carriers engaged in the transportation
industry. In addition, any other employee who reviews a driver's record of duty status, assigns
loads or makes work schedules should have a working knowledge of the regulations to stay in
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