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CSA
BASICS
How to Avoid
CSA Violations
USX DRIVER SAFET Y T RAINING | CSA BASICS | HOW TO AVOID CSA VIOLAT IONS
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CSA program
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the nation’s
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take
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crash involvement.
• Skilled and qualified drivers.
• Safely secured and transported loads.
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Recent Crash and Injury Statistics
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8,763
Crashes
every month
52,581
Crashes involving
large trucks
529
Deaths of large
truck drivers
and passengers
29,876
88
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The primary objectives in
providing this training are
to…
1. Help you understand
what actions the CSA
program require you
to take or not take.
2. Help you understand
how you can avoid
violating those
regulations.
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BASIC is an acronym that stands for
Carriers
The FMCSA
can
Those
monitor
groups
7 categories
their
CSA
fleet
violations
areand
called
driver’s
into
BASICs.
7 performance.
categories.
Behavior
Analysis
and
Safety
Improvement
Category.
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The Seven CSA BASICS
#1
#2
#3
Unsafe
Driving
Hours of
Service
Compliance
Driver
Fitness
#4
Controlled
Substance/
Alcohol
#5
#6
Vehicle
Hazardous
Materials
Compliance
Maintenance
#7
Crash
Indicator
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Speeding Violations
• Slow down! It is never acceptable to drive in excess of the posted
speed limit.
Unsafe driving addresses
• Plan your trips so that you do not have tothe
speed
to arrive on
operation
of time,
a
and notify you FM of any unexpected delays.
commercial motor
vehicle in a dangerous,
Failure to obey traffic control devices.
or careless manner.
• Many of these violation come from failing to stop at a weigh station.
Better trip planning and attention to detail can prevent this type of
#1
violation.
• Watch for traffic control devices, such as lane restrictions, and
decreased speed
zones.
Unsafe
Driving
Failure to use safety belt.
• Wearing your seat belt is not only a violation of the law but U.S.
Xpress Policy. Failing to wear your seatbelt places you in
unnecessary danger, and is never acceptable or permissible.
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General
Form
&
The Hours of Service Basic
• Ensure you Failing to maintain
• Better tripaplanning
Manner
addresses
the
operation
of help
a you avoid
understand the HOS
can
current record of duty
Rules –by
If not
contact
Identify
CMV
drivers
who areviolations.
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or
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reaching
violation
thisto log
the trip
compliance with hours
of
max
drive
hours.
your pre-trip, trailer
and
basic.
service regulations.
tractor information.
HOS Rules
#2
Hours of
Service
Compliance
Trip
Planning
Update you HOS record
at each change
duty
Ensure youof
miles
are totaled
on E-logs. If not manually
status
enter the total.
Ensure you have and present
the Law Enforcement card
during inspections.
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Suspended
Disqualified
or
NO CDL
No
Medical
Card
• Always ensure you have your CDL on your person before you
start driving.
• Promptly resolve any issues that may impact the status of
your CDL, such as citations.
The Driver Fitness basic addresses
the operation of CMVs by drivers
• Ensure you have a valid
in your possession
whomedical
are unfitcard
to operate
a CMV
before you start driving.
due to lack of training, experience,
or medical qualifications.
#3
• A medical card is usually good for one or two years. Ensure
Driver that you are aware of the expiration date, and do not allow it
Expired
Fitness to expire.
Medical
Card
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Possession/Use/Under
influence
Possessing or using illegalthe
narcotics,
or
misuse of over-the-counter
of alcohol! medications.
Controlled Substance/Alcohol
Basic addresses the operation of
commercial
vehicles
by drivers
Possession/Use
of Illegalany
narcotics
is against
the law
and
NEVER
consume
alcoholic
beverage
who are impaired due to alcohol,
Controlled U.S. Xpress Policy. Don’t end your career with an illegal
before
dispatch.
illegal drugs, and misuse of
narcotics
violation!
Substance/
prescription or over-the-counter
Alcohol
medications.
#4
Never
misuse over-the-counter
or beverages
prescription medications.
Possession
of
alcoholic
on any
ALWAYS ensure that you clear any medications you are
U.S.
Xpress
truck
strictly prohibited.
taking
with the
safetyisdepartment
before use.
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Headlights
Lighting/Lamp Related
Violations
This basic covers a failure
to properly
maintain a
Marker Lights
your pre-trip
CMV, andDuring
prevent
inspection ensure you
shifting loads.
Turn
signals
check
that the brake
Pay specialhose
attention
Check
isn’t laying
or the tread
to the condition
chaffingofon thedepth
axle.of your tires:
Brake
Lights
your tires;
gouges,
Steer tires – 4/32
inflation, holes, cuts,
and Drive or Trailer
tears, etc. not
tires 2/32
Brake hose/tubing
Proper pre-trip
inspections prevent
equipment
#4
violations!
Tail Lights
secured against
mechanical
Tire Related
Violation aredamage.
the #1 Violation in this basic.
Vehicle
Maintenance
ABS light
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Placarding violation :
Hazmat
shipping paperwork
• Ensure correct placard is used.
violations are another Our most common violation in this basic is
• Ensure that you properly
failure to properly secure the freight.
common
type
of
violation
in
The
Hazmat basic addresses the unsafe
placard the vehicle before
Remember when hauling hazardous
handling
of hazardous materials on a
this
basic
pulling the load, and removed materials
you MUST ensure that the load is
commercial
motor vehicle.
after the trip.
secured against movement by proper use of
• Ensure placards are properly
blocking and bracing.
displayed, on all 4-sides of the
trailer.
#6
Hazardous
Materials
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Maintain a speed appropriate for conditions.
The Crash basic evaluates histories
or patterns
knowledge.
Rollover accidents generallyof
occur
to driving
highdue
crash
involvement, including frequency
Use caution
and patience
when
TOO FAST for the conditions
present. It is based
and severity.
on information
from
pullingPreventability
out, pulling off,or
and
backing
State-reported
crashes.
fault
SLOW DOWN!
across a roadway.
You
is not a factor in this basic.
CAN
Check flat Prevent
Lean to
Move to
Look down
mirror,
the right
the right,
and to the
Signal your
convex
and look
continue
right as
intent! this type of accident
mirror, or
to the
direct
you enter
Properly
adjust
#7
right.
look.
the lane.
mirrors andcamera.
keep
(with
a
few
precautions)
them
free from
Crash
Do Not Follow Too Closely!
• Maintain 6-8 Seconds
following distance.
NEVER make a U-Turn across a
roadway unless designated by or at
the direction of law enforcement
assistance.
• Increase following distance
during inclement weather
or when running with a
light load/bobtailed.
Use the correct lane change technique EVERY time.
dirt
and
Indicator debris.
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Did you know?
Because
• Only
law
and
There
are
twohow
ways
Do youenforcement
know
violations
and
CSA officials
see your
to improve
your
safety
your
safety
actual CSA
scores.
crash
data stay
performance:
performance is
on your
report foris
• Driver safety
performance
reported
and who
1.
Avoid
accumulating
several
reported
in your years,
PSP report.
hasnew
access
to it?
violations.
don’t
expect
your
• This report
lists
all violation
safety
record
to
types
received
during an
2. Avoid
crashes.
inspection
for thequickly.
past 3
improve
years and all accidents for
the past 5 years.
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CSA
MATTERS
CSA
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• CSA scores remain on your driving record for
3 years.
CSA MATTERS!
• Violations or crash data can negatively
impact your ability to gain and maintain
employment.
• CSA violations CAN BE AVOIDED!
CSA
MATTERS
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