The subject of the next meeting of the Pacific Southwest Chapter of NAFA is: "Are You Dazed and Confused About Commercial Vehicles?" The meeting will take place on October 5 and will be presented by Ken Cotton.
Cotton is director of compliance & regulatory services at AmeriFleet Transportation. He is responsible for providing consulting services to companies operating motor vehicles regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration and various State Departments of Transportation. These services include mock DOT audits, service/logbook auditing, risk management assessments, outsourced regulatory compliance services and NATMI training courses. Cotton has 20 years experience in the DOT regulatory services.
At this meeting, some of the things attendees will learn include:
General Commercial Vehicle Information
What is a commercial vehicle?
State versus federal regulations
Personnel Commercial Vehicle Issues
Hour of Service regulations
Driver log books
Driver medical certificates
Driver DOT certification
Time keeping records
When is a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required?
Commercial Vehicle Issues
GVW requirements for federal DOT regulations DOT safety inspections
Before and after shift vehicle inspections — driver log book documentation
California Biennial Inspection of Terminals (BIT) program
CDL endorsement class A, B and C: hazardous, tanker. combinations, passenger
The meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 5, at the Sheraton Cerritos, 12725 Center Court Drive, Cerritos, CA. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at 12:00, and the presentation will take place from 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. The cost is $35 for pre-registration until October 1, via website, e-mail, fax, or telephone, and $40 after October 1 or at the door. For more information, contact NAFA PSW Chapter [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]