CVSA Advocacy and Policy Initiatives Update
Monday, April 29, 1-2 p.m. EDT
For All Members
Learn about the Alliance’s advocacy efforts, including key legislative priorities and efforts to advance CVSA’s commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety regulatory priorities. Major areas of focus include advancing CVSA’s universal electronic vehicle identifier concept, necessary changes to the definition of personal conveyance within the hours-of-service regulations and an update on the Alliance’s Reauthorization Task Force.

Hey, That’s My Stuff: Search and Seizure in CMVs
Wednesday, May 1, 1-2 p.m. EDT
For All Members
CVSA and guest presenters from the National District Attorneys Association’s National Traffic Law Center will present an overview of search and seizure and search and seizure rules for CMV and commercial driver’s license holders. The webinar will clarify the distinctions of search and seizure of a CMV versus a non-CMV. Attendees will learn the criteria used by courts to determine the validity of a warrantless inspection of a CMV and the constraints placed upon law enforcement under these criteria.

HM-219D Regulatory Update
Friday, May 3, 1-2 p.m. EDT
For All Members
On March 4 and April 10, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration published final rules updating the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). This webinar will go over the changes to regulations that affect roadside inspections. Some of the affected areas include updates to IME SLP-22 and IME SLP-23; the adoption of new reduced-size combustible placards on intermediate bulk containers and portable tanks; updated regulations for lithium batteries; and updates to several compressed gas association standards.

Dragonfly Energy – North American Fatigue Management Program Solutions Series
Thursday, May 9, 1-2 p.m. EDT
For Members and Non-members
Join Dragonfly Energy Chief Revenue Officer Wade Seaburg to learn how Dragonfly’s Battle Born lithium auxiliary power unit will allow long-haul truck drivers to successfully get through the entire 10-hour rest period without an auto start/stop cycle. This means no truck idling for better all-around quality of the sleeping berth, including reduced noise, improved air quality and consistent uninterrupted rest intervals.

2024 Operation Safe Driver Week Guidance
Wednesday, May 15, 1-2 p.m. EDT
For All Members
This webinar will provide an overview of this year’s Operation Safe Driver Week, which is scheduled for July 7-13. Discussion will include this year’s emphasis area, the data submission and collection process, planned CBS digital media efforts, and available materials and resources for industry and enforcement.

Applicability of the Hazardous Materials Regulations
Tuesday, May 28, 1-2 p.m. EDT
For All Members
This webinar will explore the different areas of applicability of the Hazardous Materials Regulations, the activities that are excepted from the regulations and how the HMRs work with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Hydrogen and Natural Gas Transportation
Thursday, May 30, 1-2 p.m. EDT
For All Members
The alternate fuel market is growing and two common gases are seeing an increase in use – hydrogen and natural gas. These gases are shipped in compressed and cryogenic states and pose some unique hazards to the roadside inspector. We will discuss both gases and a related CVSA inspection bulletin.