Complying with the vast amount of regulatory requirements involved with operating commercial trucks can be a daunting task. The continuous development of your Drivers and Staff in these requirements is a critical component of making sure your trucking operation is compliant, operates safely, and manages risk effectively.
Our series on DOT Regulation quizzes is to challenge drivers, managers, compliance experts, and anyone else to see how well they know the complicated and detailed regulations. As DOT compliance experts, it takes our staff at least 6 months of training to become comfortable with these regulations.
Can you do better than the average quiz taker score of 74%? Try one of our quizzes to find out.
Are you staying compliant? There are lots of regulations for truck drivers and fleet owners. Many of them come with hefty fines if they are being violated. This quiz covers FMCSA regulations, important DOT audit and compliance review questions, DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations, and more.
Hours of service rules limit the number of hours a driver can operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). These rules have been the irritant of driver and manager alike for as long as anyone can remember. Logbook violations are among the easiest violations for an auditor to find during a safety review.
The DOT requires employers to conduct a pre-employment drug test, obtain a three-year drug and alcohol violation history, and monitor employees on an on-going basis. Motor carriers who fail to conduct this screening could be subject to fines.
The hazardous materials regulations have changed significantly over the last several years which provided for the harmonization of the United State’s HAZMAT regulations with international standards in order to facilitate foreign trade and maintain the competitiveness of U.S. goods.