North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Handbook and Pictorial Edition (01979)
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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. Read more.

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  • 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
  • 2018 Revisions to Driver OOS Criteria:
    • Clarified when roadside inspectors should place drivers out of service for medical disqualifications, including:
      • A driver operating a passenger-carrying vehicle who does not have the medical certificate on his/her person and it is not on the state driving record.
      • A non-excepted CDL driver (passenger or property-carrying) who incorrectly self-certified as excepted, and does not have a valid medical card with him/her or on file with the state.
    • Instructed roadside inspectors to accept a state driving record indicating an active CDL when the record does not contain the medical certification.
    • Added Alberta Class 3 license as a Canadian license that requires additional proof of medical certification.
    • Removed and amended footnotes on electronic logging devices (ELDs).
  • 2018 Revisions to Vehicle OOS Criteria:
    • Added “drum” to hydraulic and electric brake requirements.
    • Added a note on flat countersunk socket head cap screws so they are not to be used as OOS violation for other upper coupler bolts.
    • Created a new exception for knotted or twisted chains when used as a safety device for full trailers, while still considered defective when used on a single piece of cargo.
    • Clarified leaks in exhaust systems for buses.
  • Spiral bound, laminated, 230 pages
  • 2018 edition is effective April 1, 2018, through March 31, 2019

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