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2023 Inspecting Lithium Battery Shipments Virtual Course – Feb. 8

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 (9:00 AM-1:00 PM)

CVSA will hold a four-hour virtual training course on Inspecting Lithium Battery Shipments on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. EST.

The use of lithium batteries continues to increase, which means more lithium batteries are being transported in commerce, including initial-use lithium batteries and used batteries for recycling. This course will introduce the roadside inspector to the types of lithium batteries and common uses; lithium battery chemistry and safety; lithium battery classification in §173.185, including exceptions; shipping papers, when required; marking; labeling; placarding; emergency response; incident investigation; and undeclared lithium battery shipments.
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2023 Shipping Lithium Batteries Virtual Training Course – Feb. 22

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 (9:00 AM-1:30 PM)

CVSA will hold a four-hour virtual Shipping Lithium Batteries Virtual Training Course on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. EST.
The use of lithium batteries continues to increase, which means more lithium batteries are being transported in commerce, including initial-use lithium batteries and used batteries for recycling. This course will introduce the hazmat employee instructor to the types of lithium batteries and common uses; lithium battery chemistry and safety; lithium battery classification in §173.185, including exceptions; shipping papers, when required; marking; labeling; placarding; emergency response; incident investigation; and undeclared lithium battery shipments.
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2023 Level VI Train the Trainer – Charleston, SC

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - Thursday, March 9, 2023
Charleston, SC
CVSA is offering its Level VI Train the Trainer Course March 7-9, 2023, in Charleston, South Carolina.

This course is for representatives from agencies who are responsible for providing Level VI refresher training to their state’s certified Level VI CVSA-certified inspectors in order for those inspectors to maintain their Level VI CVSA certification.

All Level VI refresher trainers must attend the approved Level VI Train the Trainer Course every two years as noted in CVSA’s Operational Policy 6 – Instructor Certification Criteria. All Level VI refresher trainers must be Level I, Level VI and Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods certified, and have successfully completed an approved instructor development course.
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2023 Canadian Industry Roadside Inspection Driver Requirements Course – Rocky View, AB

Monday, March 13, 2023 - Friday, March 17, 2023
Rocky View, Alberta
CVSA will hold an industry roadside inspection training course on Canadian driver requirements March 13-17 at the Alberta Motor Transport Association’s facility in Rocky View, Alberta. The focus of the training will be on regulatory driver-related roadside requirements and out-of-service conditions in Canada.

This course includes information on regulatory definitions, regulations for extra-provincial operations, commercial driver’s license and driver qualification requirements, dangerous goods, the updated electronic logging device rules, federal hours of service rules, annual inspection reports, standards for trip inspection reports, schedules for commercial motor vehicles, human trafficking identification and prevention, and documenting violations.

This course is intended to provide industry with the necessary training to better understand Canadian roadside regulatory requirements. The goal of the training is to provide each carrier with the tools and knowledge to achieve compliance with the roadside safety regulations and a better understand of the relationship between regulatory requirements and out-of-service conditions.
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2023 Industry Roadside Inspection Driver Requirements Course – Lowell, AR

Monday, March 13, 2023 - Friday, March 17, 2023
Lowell, Arkansas
CVSA will hold an industry roadside inspection course on driver requirements March 13-17 in Lowell, Arkansas. The focus of the training will be on driver-related roadside regulatory requirements and out-of-service conditions.

This course includes information on regulatory definitions, intrastate vs. interstate operations, commercial driver’s license and driver qualification requirements, hazardous materials, hours-of-service rules, annual and trip inspections on commercial motor vehicles, human trafficking identification and prevention, and the DataQ filing process.

The goal of this training is to provide the motor carrier industry with the tools and knowledge to achieve compliance with the roadside safety regulations and a better understanding of the relationship between regulatory requirements and out-of-service conditions.
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2023 Level VIII Inspection Forum

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Omaha, NE
CVSA is hosting this two-day forum focused on exploring electronic driver and vehicle inspections and the state of the art in systems necessary to achieve them as defined in the CVSA North American Standard Level VIII definition. Related remote vehicle screening and inspection approaches, including considerations for safety enforcement and inspections of CMVs equipped with automated driving systems will also be explored.

Motor carriers, enforcement and government personnel, innovative technology developers, related association representatives and others who are interested are encouraged to attend.
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2023 Workshop

Sunday, April 23, 2023 - Thursday, April 27, 2023
Memphis, TN
The CVSA Workshop is designed to help government officials, enforcement and industry continue to advance commercial motor vehicle safety. This is your chance to collaborate with your colleagues from all across North America to affect meaningful changes to the overall culture of transportation safety. Make plans today to participate in this enriching and engaging event.
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2023 North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum - Memphis

Sunday, April 23, 2023 (1:00 PM-5:00 PM)
Memphis, TN
This public forum is an unrestricted event open to all stakeholders to voice issues/concerns with cargo securement regulations in pursuit of developing and implementing uniform regulatory requirements for the securement of cargo on or within commercial motor vehicles throughout North America.

The 2023 North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum serves to continue efforts begun by the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) in 1993 when it approved funding and management for research designed to update and improve cargo securement standards. Subsequently, CCMTA’s initial research and standards were completed and the effort was expanded with support from the United States in an interest in harmonizing a North American standard.

Today, on an ongoing basis, Canadian and U.S. regulators and other constituents continue effort through this forum to identify and, where appropriate, address cargo securement issues for potential implementation in an internationally harmonized standard. The forum is open to the industry, enforcement and all interested parties.
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