National Safety Code Program Course – BC Trucking Association

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Date(s) - Jun 13, 2019
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

BC Trucking Association Classroom

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The NSC Hours of Service Session is designed for drivers, compliance officers and record-keepers. The course outlines the National Safety Code’s Hours of Service standard. It examines the various cycles available, exemptions, and the correct use of logbooks. As well, the course includes some information on US requirements and US regulations pertaining to logbooks, which is beneficial for drivers who cross the border.


The NSC Compliance Officer Session is the second topic of the day. This portion focuses on National Safety Code compliance – general and specific, and looks at the ways in which an organization is affected by non-compliance. This session is designed for any person who has to act as a National Safety Code compliance/enforcement officer for a fleet. The training includes information on NSC aspects relating to pre-trip inspections, driver evaluations, driver reviews, and dealing with other driver-related training problems, Transportation of Dangerous Goods courses, and remedial training drivers must take due to poor performance/records. The procedures for coordinating driver evaluations, maintaining vehicle records, and setting up driver paperwork and retrieval are discussed.


The NSC Record Keeper Session is the third topic of the day and focuses on the need for proper record-keeping practices. In a lecture-discussion format, this training course looks at all National Safety Code paperwork requirements, including driver abstracts, driver files, vehicle files, National Safety Code Profiles, and more. It outlines the creation and maintenance of a recall system to be used for drivers’ licenses, vehicle files and insurance. Preparation for audits is discussed, with the responsibilities of the record keeper outlined in terms of setting up and maintaining all files related to the National Safety Code. The record keeper’s important role in relation to the fleet is discussed.

Register for this course with BC Trucking Association here.

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