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Roadside Inspections for CMV Drivers - Online Training

Interactive Training
20 minutes
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Course Description

Roadside Inspections for CMV Drivers - Online Training


One poor inspection performance can lead to a driver or vehicle being placed out of service, and that can result in more drivers being selected for DOT inspections. This can result in lost revenue, DOT fines, or an in-house DOT audit.

  • eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • The Basics
      • Who Gets Inspected
      • Different Types
      • Preparation
    • The Process
      • Driver
      • Vehicle
      • Documents
    • The Results
      • Inspection Report
      • Inspection Outcomes: No Violations
      • Inspection Outcomes: With Violations
      • Inspection Outcomes: Out of Service
      • How to File a Complaint
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Demonstrate how to prepare for a roadside inspection
    • Recognize what happens during a roadside inspection
    • Explain what to expect after you pass or fail a roadside inspection
  • Intended Audience: All drivers of vehicles that require a CDL to operate
  • Regs Covered: §392.7; §395.15; §395.15; §396
  • Length: 20 minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2018


System Req.

This course can be completed using a tablet device, such as an iPad or Android tablet. We do not recommend nor support using a mobile device with a screen size of fewer than seven inches, such as a smartphone.

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Windows XP operating system, or later
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • Speakers or headphones, soundcard or onboard audio source
  • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 19 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 25 or higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of those browsers as well as the latest version of Flash. 
    • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
    • JavaScript must be enabled
    • Flash Player 10, however, the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
    • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
  • Minimum bandwidth availability of 1.5 Mbps. 3.0 Mbps or higher recommended.


This program is designed to help properly prepare drivers for roadside inspections and help them understand the consequences of a failed inspection. It also addresses the proper way to show your ELDs during an inspection to help comply with officers.
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