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TOM 120 Introduction to Trucking

This course provides an introduction to the history, regulations, safety and security of the trucking industry and various regulatory agencies. Topics include the regulations of the Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), State Police, OSHA, EPA and local police as related to the trucking industry. Upon completion, students should be able to define the audit process, CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) requirements, safety plans, accident investigation, hours of service, security, and the federal regulations for driving or operating a truck or a large commercial vehicle.