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Cat: Vehicle Inspections

Most frequently cited violations. North American Inspection Standards. North American Standard Bus Inspection procedures. North American Standard Cargo Tank Inspection procedures.

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CA-California BIT Inspection Checklist [pdf] [18624] ?

Biennial Inspection of Terminals (BIT) Terminal Manager's Preinspection Checklist

CMV Inspection Procedures [39981] ?

North American Standard inspection procedures for commercial vehicles including hazmat

CVSA Inspection Procedures [5613] ?

Explanations of the North American Inspection Standards

CVSA’s 2011 Out-of-Service Criteria released [39385] ?

Ten notable changes to the OOS Standard

DOT Audit Preparation [23789] ?

A DOT audit can be eased by understanding the process — and the officers that conduct it

DOT Final Rule: New Entrant Safety Assurance Process - Interstate Commerce [35354] ?

Identifies 16 regulations that are essential elements of basic safety management controls necessary to operate

DOT Registration and Licensing FAQ [39423] ?

Important and sometimes confusing compliance issues

IFTA-IRP Audit Training Manual [pdf] [39427] ?

A training presentation

Motor Vehicle Pre-Trip Checklist [pdf] [7884] ?

Pre-trip vehicle inspection checklist

Motor Vehicle Safety, Vehicle Inspection & Snomobile Pre-Trip Checklists [pdf] [18883] ?

Sample checklists and safety rules for motor vehicle safety, snomobiles and snowcats

North American Standard Driver/Vehicle Inspection Levels [39384] ?

A brief description of each of the six levels of inspections

North American Standard Out of Service Criteria [pdf] [36023] ?

Out of service violations preclude further operation of a commercial motor vehicle by its driver

Part 396 Inspection, Repair and Maintenance [5731] ?

Full text of FMSCA motor vehicle inspection requirements

Updated Passing Your Fleet Inspection [39425] ?

Lessons learned from a trucking firm

Vehicle Safety Inspection Checklist [18781] ?

Daily Vehicle Safety Inspection Checklist

VT-Vermont Vehicle Inspection Manuals [20589] ?

Inspection manual for trucks, buses, trailers and cars

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