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DOT Training Locations and Dates

DOT Training Houston TXMarch 23-26, 2021REGISTER
DOT Training Chicago ILApril 20-23, 2021REGISTER
DOT Training Dallas TXMay 12-13, 2021REGISTER
DOT Training Atlanta GAMay 25-26, 2021REGISTER
DOT Training Birmingham, ALJune 9, 2021REGISTER
DOT Seminar Las Vegas NVJune 15-18, 2021REGISTER
DOT Training Houston TXJuly 20-23, 2021REGISTER
DOT Training Dallas TXAugust 4-5, 2021REGISTER
DOT Training Atlanta GAAugust 18-19, 2021REGISTER
DOT Training Chicago ILSeptember 14-17, 2021REGISTER
DOT Seminar Las Vegas NVOctober 19-22, 2021REGISTER

DOT Seminar Training

Our DOT seminar training is designed for management and supervisors of new DOT entrants, human resource professionals with safety responsibilities, or even experienced Safety and Operations professionals that just want to stay current with the new DOT regulations.

Topics addressed in this DOT Seminar include, but are not limited to:

Seven (7) BASICs within the Safety Measurement System (SMS)

FMCSA, DOT, PHMSA, and State agencies and how they interact

Hours of Service rules, monitoring and auditing procedures

Driver Qualification process and files

DOT rules for drug and alcohol testing, supervisor training and all paperwork that is required

CMV Maintenance management procedures and required documentation

DOT Accident registers, and DOT accident countermeasures

Required DOT Seminar training for all employees

All attendees will receive a DOT Seminar Certificate of Completion to keep on file.

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Meet Your Presenter

President & Senior Safety Consultant

Mike England

Mike England has spent more than twenty-five years in the transportation industry, first in a management role with a small transportation company, then progressing through numerous safety and general management roles with both large and small DOT Compliance-regulated entities including trucking companies and private fleets. He is a graduate of the US Army Safety Management School in Ft. Rucker, Alabama as well as the US Department of Transportation’s FMCSA Safety Auditor Course. He spent 2005 and 2006 performing audits for the US Department of Transportation and decided in 2007 to form the private consulting firm DOT Compliance Help Inc. In addition to developing and presenting DOT Compliance Help’s, DOT Compliance Training seminars and conferences, Mike and his firm also provide DOT compliance assessments and conduct custom DOT Compliance onsite DOT training sessions for clients across the country. With an office and staff located outside of Chicago, DOT Compliance Help’s mission is to help carriers prevent accidents, injuries, and fatalities. For DOT Compliance, the ultimate goals are safer roadways for the public and increased profits for our clients. Mike England’s memberships include the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the North American Transportation Management Institute, and the Illinois Trucking Association.

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    DOT Overview

    Intro, Who We Are, Who You Are, DOT Agencies, TLAs, MCS-150, CSA BASICs, Utilizing SMS, Why good scores are important, FMCSA in the news, Important Resources, How to use these resources to start up your safety program, The DOT calls you and Compliance Review Prep, more resources, and the BASICs’ names and violations review

    Load Securement (omitted during 1-Day Locations)

    Steps to Compliance (train drivers, train management, review paperwork), check your SMS scores for violations, required paperwork, & how to help drivers drive a safe load

    Roadside Inspection Survival (added at 1-Day Locations)

    What Officers are Watching Out For, How to Train your drivers to successfully navigate an inspection, The Big Roadside  BASICs: Hours of Service, Driver Qualfication, Maintenance Management, Unsafe Driving; What prep work can save your scores, DataQ’s – In case something goes wrong, What the most common violations are and how to avoid them

    Supervisor Drug & Alcohol Training

    Drugs and Controlled Substances Abuse & Symptoms, Alcohol Misuse and Symptoms, Types of Testing, Proper Notification, Paperwork, Refusal to Test, TPAs, Collection Site Security & Direct Observation, Case Studies

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    Roadside Inspection Survival
    What Officers are Watching Out For, How to Train your drivers to successfully navigate an inspection, The Big Roadside  BASICs: Hours of Service, Driver Qualfication, Maintenance Management, Unsafe Driving; What prep work can save your scores, DataQ’s – In case something goes wrong, What the most common violations are and how to avoid them

    Driver Qualification
    Driver Application (page by page), Common violations & how to avoid them, How to use the hiring process to find safe drivers, Compliant Drivers help Lower Scores, Lower Fines, and Fewer Accidents

    Hours of Service \ Fatigued Driving
    Definition, Who is Your Adversary? (Could it be you?), Falsification and Scheduling, Driver Fatigue is the real safety issue, 75% of Driver OOS Violations are Hours of Service related, Paperwork – reflective and truthful, New Hours of Service Rules, Exemptions, Local Driving, 7-Day Sheet, Form and Manner, Fines, and EOBRs

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    Unsafe Driving 
    Definition, The DQ Process and Unsafe Driving, Insurance & MVRs, State & Local Laws, Accident versus Crash terminology, Complete cost of an crash, Combat distracted driving with defensive driving, 5 Golden Keys, Safety Program & Training Methods, Eligibility Criteria, High-Tech Tools (& Not-So High-Tech Tools)

    CMV Maintenance Management
    Why we separate Load Securement, Core Documents & Regulations, understanding the relationship between DVIRs & Maintenance, & how to stay on top of the schedule

    Accident Prevention\Countermeasures
    Few Regulations But Big Expectations, What your insurance company considers risky, What is a DOT Recordable Crash?, train the drivers, MGT, & Dispatchers, Do’s & Don’ts of Taking Pictures, Accident Reporting, Accident Register, Investigation, Organizing Countermeasures

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    Policies and Plans
    Hiring & Retention Criteria, Policy and Procedure Writing, Distracted Driving\ Cell Phone Policies, Safety Management Plans & Procedures, Security Plans

    Critical & Acute Violations
    Discussion of the Critical and Acute Violations, Last Minute Audit Prep, What You Can Still Fix, Who knows what, Set up a quiet place, What to say and what NOT to say

    Train the Trainer

    Mandatory Entry Level Driver Training (Hours of Service, Driver Qualification, Whistleblower Protection, Load Securement, Wellness, Roadside Inspection Survival, Driver Drug & Alcohol Training, North American Fatigue Management Program)

    Enhancing Public Safety
    Anti-Terrorism, Anti-Hijacking, The New Global Harmonization System, Training Drivers to be aware of their surroundings

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    Compliance Manager
    Seminar Location (not required): Webinar

    Good content! Enjoyed the webinar and forwarded the information along to other companies such as Halliburton, TNT Crane, and Schlumberger, they all responded positively. Thank you again for the valuable information.

    by jerseycityfenceinstallation on DOT Compliance Help, Inc.
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    Seminar Location (not required): jerseycityfenceinstallation

    This is just the information I am finding everywhere. Thanks for your blog, I just subscribe your blog. This is a nice blog..

    by James Gordineer on DOT Compliance Help, Inc.

    What an exceptional webinar. Mike's knowledge is outstanding and I don't know of many people that could keep my attention for a half hour webinar no less two plus hours. Great Job!! I look forward to taking some more from you!!

    this was full of great information, a little fast but great,

    by jim cossairt on DOT Compliance Help, Inc.
    Seminar Location (not required): Hoffman Estates

    Mike, good job! learned lots but still have lots more to learn. Its was good to also visit with you. Thanks for your service to this great nation or ours! Mike take care. Jim

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