DOT Training for Drivers of HAZMAT Shipments
Minimum Time to Complete: 4 Hours
This course is designed to meet DOT training requirements for each employee who drives a motor vehicle containing hazardous material. Because more hazardous materials are transported on highways than all other modes of transportation combined, DOT requires that Hazmat drivers have highway-specific training in addition to the basic Hazmat training. This course provides basic Hazmat training for drivers plus highway-specific training, including pre-trip safety inspections, general vehicle operation information, vehicle attendance requirements, and safe loading and unloading. This course also covers the new requirements designed to enhance the safety of hazardous materials, per the March 25, 2003 DOT final rule entitled, Hazardous Materials: Security Requirements for Offerors and Transporters of Hazardous Materials. This course can be used for either new employees or as refresher training.