Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance (KOSHS) Program
Driver Inspection Training
Disclaimer: This training is in no way affiliated with or sponsored by the Department of Transportation, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.
Welcome to the Driver Inspection Online Training, developed by KOSHS, in partnership with the Kentucky Trucking Association. This training details the steps involved in a Level 3 Driver Inspection.
This inspection is often carried out by an official at roadside and consists of an examination of the driver's license, medical certification waiver (if applicable), driver's record of duty status, hours of service, seat belt, vehicle inspection report, and HM requirements. Each module will cover the assigned topic and will conclude with a quiz. A printable scorecard containing the module score will be at the end of each module, but it is recommended that you set up a personalized online portal to track employee scores and progress (see below).
It is highly recommended that you take advantage of the free, personalized online training portal to keep track of module completion and quiz scores for your employees. This option allows your employees to sign in with their own username and password and complete the quizzes at their own pace. Management will be able to log into the portal and monitor the progress and scores of each individual employee. This free service is offered for up to 50 employees.
Please contact Mark Chandler, KOSHS Project Manager to request a free online training portal set up for your company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduction & General Knowledge
Topics covered include the various inspection levels, vehicles exempt from FMCSA regulations, and applicability of federal regulations in Kentucky.
Step 1: Choose the Inspection Site
Step 2: Approach the Vehicle
Step 3: Greet and Prepare the Driver
Step 4: Interview the Driver
Step 5: Collect the Driver's License
Step 6: Check for the Presence of Hazardous Materials/Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Step 7: Identify the Carrier
Step 8: Examine the Driver's License
Step 10: Check Record of Duty Status
Step 9: Check Medical Examiner's Certificate and Skills Performance Evaluation (SPE) Certification (if applicable)
Step 11: Review Driver's Daily Inspection Report (if applicable)
Step 12: Review Periodic Inspection Report(s)
Please take the time to complete our brief survey following the completion of this training course.