This course is intended for all drivers who transport hazardous material in over-the-road vehicles. Since the majority of hazardous materials are transported by motor vehicles, and the majority of hazmat accidents are on the nation’s highways, all over-the-road vehicle drivers must participate in Driver Training, General Awareness, Function-Specific and Safety training. Drivers must also meet the requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. A Commercial Driver’s License with a hazardous materials endorsement is also necessary.
DOT Hazmat Driver Training
This course is to ensure that all over-the-road drivers are trained regarding the safe operation of the motor vehicle they are to operate.
- Review pre-trip inspection procedure used at company.
- Review the controls and equipment, including emergency equipment, on board the vehicle to be operated.
- Review other procedures in place at company regarding the safe operation of hazmat transport vehicles.
- Review all procedures in place at company regarding the loading and unloading of hazardous materials