Vehicle Safety Alliance is offering seminars for truck and bus
drivers to help learn how to pass a CVSA inspection. Inspection
familiarization seminars, titled "How to Pass the CVSA
Critical Item Inspection and Earn a CVSA Decal," are scheduled
at 14 locations throughout the country from May 21 to Sept.
are intended to help the commercial vehicle industry learn how
to make sure their vehicles pass a CVSA Critical Item Inspection
and earn a CVSA decal. Seminar participants will gain the information
they need to detect a vehicle's safety-related defects or violations
before it hits the road.
is designed to teach the different levels of truck and motor
coach inspections, the inspecting officer's Critical Item Checklist
and the North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria. The
seminar concludes with a practical, hands-on walk-around inspection.
is $199 per person for a one-day seminar (8:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m.), which includes a complimentary copy of CVSA's Inspection
Familiarization Notebook. Attendees also receive 0.6 Continuing
Education Units (CEU's).
dates and sites:
May 22, Ephrata, PA
May 23, Forked River, NJ
June 12, Fort Wayne, IN
June 13, Chicago
June 27, Las Vegas (at the International Trucking Show)
July 17, Houston
Aug. 29, Albany, NY
Sept. 18, Buffalo, NY
information, visit www.cvsa.org,
e-mail Vun@cvsa.org, or call the seminar hotline at 1-800-642-2067.