North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Handbook and Pictorial Edition
Prepare for roadside inspections and help improve CMV safety with this must-have CVSA handbook.
- Identifies Critical Vehicle Inspection Items following a roadside inspection
- Details criteria that can prohibit a motor carrier or operator from driving or operating a commercial motor vehicle for a specified period of time or until the condition is corrected
- Includes a full set of CVSA Inspection Schematics:
- North American Standard Level I Inspection Procedure
- North American Standard Level I Passenger Vehicle Inspection Procedure
- North American Standard Hazardous Materials/Transportation of Dangerous Goods Inspection Procedure
- North American Standard Cargo Tank and Other Bulk Packaging's Inspection Procedure
- Mexican CDL: Licencia Federal de Conductor
- ABS Inspection Procedure: Canadian Field Reference
- ABS Inspection Procedure: U.S. Field Reference
- North American Standard Inspection Procedure for Performance-Based Brake Testing
- 2017 Changes
- Removed some language in the Part I – Driver policy statement to clarify that the correct and specific violation numbers should be used by officers.
- Updated the driver medical and physical requirements to create consistency when it comes to CDL and non-CDL drivers.
- Added language to clarify which classes of Canadian licenses do not require a driver to have a medical card to secure it (and, therefore, which Canadian drivers should be carrying a medical card).
- Added guidance on how the electronic logging requirement is to be enforced as of December 18, 2017.
- Removed some language in the Part II – Vehicle policy statement to clarify that the correct and specific violation numbers should be used.
- Updated the out-of-service condition related to the vehicle’s drive shaft to include the retainer bolts and any component that is “loose.”
- Updated the suspension language to include missing bolts, as well as cracked welds.
- Updated the bus and motorcoach portion to eliminate a visual lubricant leak in the area of the alternator/auxiliary heater, due to the industry showing that this situation does not exist in current vehicles.
- Removed some language in the Part IV – Administrative policy statement to clarify that the correct and specific violation numbers should be used.
- Added out-of-service language related to carriers that do not have a valid USDOT number.
- Spiral bound, laminated, 230 pages
- April 1, 2017 edition