CMV Driver Basics for Entry-Level
Course Length: 60 minutes
May 2013 Update - This course includes an introduction to the FMCSA's program, CSA (Compliance, Safety and Accountability), and explains how this training specifically impacts drivers and carriers with respect to their CSA scores. This area has been updated due to changes in the CSA program. For complete training on CSA, please see the “CSA: Know the BASICs” course.
training addresses the four topics in which entry-level drivers must be
April 2011 Update - This course includes an introduction to the FMCSA's program, CSA (Compliance, Safety and Accountability), and explains how this training specifically impacts drivers and carriers with respect to their CSA scores.
Easy-to-use and ready-to-deliver, this training program is
designed to help you meet the training requirements for entry-level CMV drivers
(49 CFR Part 380). It's also great training for your veteran drivers!
NOTICE: This training course provides general HOS
information only. It will be necessary - to meet the entry-level driver
training requirements (Part 380) - to cover specific regulatory details based
on the type of CMV (property- or passenger-carrying) your drivers will be
operating. This information is addressed in the Hours of Service: A Driver's
Guide (648-IDC-K and 648-CMM-P) interactive training.
J. J. Keller’s CMV
Driver Basics for Entry-Level covers the following topics:
of service (basic information only)
All commercial motor vehicle drivers.
NOTICE: 49 CFR 380, Subpart E states that all entry-level drivers who drive in
interstate operations and are subject to the CDL requirements must receive
entry-level driver training. An entry-level driver is defined as a driver with
less than one year of experience operating a CMV with a CDL in interstate
Colorado, Illinois, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington have
adopted the entry-level driver training requirements in Part 380, Subpart E for
Motor carriers in these states that have entry-level drivers
involved in intrastate operations must train these drivers per Part 380,
Subpart E requirements.
After completing this
course, employees will be able to:
the qualifications for becoming a CMV Driver
the factors affecting a driver's personal and physical well-being
the Hours of Service regs and Record of Duty status
the Whistleblower protection laws