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GMTA is proud to offer NATMI courses for transportation professionals.

We encourage you to register early for classes as space is limited and is available on a first come first serve basis.

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 2019 Class Dates  Course   Location
 February 20-21, 2019  NATMI Safety & DOT Compliance Seminar - 2 Days  GMTA Offices
 May 15-16, 2019  NATMI Safety & DOT Compliance Seminar - 2 Days  GMTA Offices
 July 15-19, 2019  NATMI Certification Course CSS & CDS
 GMTA Offices
 September 18-19, 2019  NATMI Safety & DOT Compliance Seminar - 2 Days  GMTA Offices
 December 4-5, 2019  NATMI Safety & DOT Compliance Seminar - 2 Days
 GMTA Offices

Please find detailed descriptions of the different courses below.


Course Descriptions

Safety & Compliance Series

 Three seminars held back-to-back. Attend one, two, or all three!

Day 1 (All Day)Compliance & Safety: This seminar focuses on driver qualifications, safety fitness and safety ratings, roadside inspection, CDL requirements, and driver physicals. Master the safety compliance skills necessary to survive a safety audit.

Day 2 Morning Hours of Service & Driver Logs: This hands-on interactive seminar provides training on the federal hours of service regulations and the proper use of driver logs. You'll participate in a driver log review and learn to identify inaccurate entries.

Day 2 Afternoon Controlled Substances and Alcohol Mandatory Training: This seminar completes the DOT’s mandatory supervisor training requirements for Alcohol and Controlled substances. You’ll review critical parts of the DOT regulations (Part 40) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (Part 382) on Alcohol and Drug testing.

 CSS & CDS Certification

Day 1 & 2 Monday - Tuesday Motor Fleet Safety Basics Objectives of a fleet safety program

Overview of NATMI certification for safety professionals

  • DOT/OSHA Record keeping issues and requirements
  • Reporting and documenting vehicle accidents

  • Employee injury control and prevention

  • Hiring the right people

  • Driver retention

  • Safety training

  • Implementing safety in your company

Day 3 & 4 Wednesday - Thursday Managing Motor Fleet Safety Programs How to become a Certified Director of Safety (CDS)

  • Safety is good business – demonstrating the effect of safe operation on profitability.

  • The quality management approach to safety programs: how to identify the root cause of company safety problems and establish systems for continuous improvement.

  • Employee injury/illness management programs: focusing on critical safe behaviors to prevent or reduce injuries; managing injury costs through early return to work programs.

  • Driver performance management: using quality tools to identify the root causes of Hours of Service violations and to analyze driver turnover.

  • Accident analysis and litigation: root cause analysis of accident trends; a case study in accident litigation.

  • Implementing safety: how to implement the concepts introduced in this course in your own company.

Day 5 Friday Certification Test for CDS or CSS

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