Inspection Bulletins

Active Inspection Bulletins

2017-01 — Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement Enforcement Bulletin (Created 12-06-16, Effective 01-01-17) 
2016-01 — Update: Canadian Driver’s Licenses and Required Proof of Medical Certification (Created 09-22-16) 
2015-10Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement Enforcement Bulletin (Revised 01-05-16)
2015-09Motorcoach Emergency Roof Hatch Inspections (Created 04-16-15)
2015-08Advancement in Motorcoach Air Brake Systems (Created 04-16-15)
2015-07How to Properly Identify Shipper Violations (Created 04-16-15)
2015-06Electric-Drive Commercial Vehicle Inspections (Created 04-16-15)
2015-05Advanced 6 X 2 Tractor Inspections (Created 04-16-15)
2015-04Enforcement of Medical Examiners Certificate Integration with the CDL (Created 04-16-15)
2015-03Safety Inspection Procedures for Vehicles Equipped with Air Suspension (Created 01-21-15)
2015-02Safety Procedure for Lift Axle Inspection (Created 01-21-15)
2014-02Identification of Long Stroke Brake Chambers (Created 04-10-14)
2014-01Driveline/Driveshaft Inspections (Created 04-01-14)
2013-02Antilock Brake Systems (ABS) Inspections (Revised 09-19-13; Field References Updated 11-14-14)
2012-06Intermodal Equipment Provider Marking Options (Revised 08-15-12)
2012-05Automatic On-Board Recording Devices (AOBRDs) Hand-Held (Created 06-06-12)
2012-04Hydraulic Brake System Inspection Procedures (Revised 04-27-16)
2012-02Brake Pedal (Valve & Treadle Assembly) Inspections (Created 02-01-12)
2011-03Securement of an Intermodal Container on an Intermodal Chassis (Created 04-14-11)
2010-05MCI Buses with Detroit Diesel Engines (Created 05-19-10)
2010-03Rack and Pinion Steering System Inspection (Revised 10-27-14)
2010-02Inspection of Vehicles Equipped with 2007 & 2010 EPA Certified Engines (Revised 05-19-10)
2010-01Tractor Protection Systems (Revised 05-19-10)
2007-01Express Brake International, Inc. – Segmented Brake Linings (Revised 09-15-08)
2006-01Camshaft Bushings (Created 03-29-06)
2005-01Trailer Brake Controller [TBC] 2005 Ford SuperDuty Vehicles (Created 01-04-05)

FMCSA Bulletins

FMCSAAir Brake Pushrod Measurement Training-Bulletin (Created March 2013)
FMCSASuspended Licenses Training Bulletin (Aspen Changes) (Created July 2012)

Inspection Bulletins Repealed and Removed

2013-03 — Driver Possession of a Valid Medical Certificate (Revised 11-06-13)
2010-07 — Enforcement of Medical Certificate on Passenger Carrying Vehicle Drivers (Created 10-27-10)

Safety Bulletins Repealed and Removed

2002-05 — Freightliner Air Brake Chamber Hose Leaks
2002-04 — Bus Inspection Ramps Use Checklist
2002-03 — Steering Column to Steering Gear Yoke Coupling
2002-01 — Cargo Securement in Van Trailers
2001-03 — Retroreflective Tape on Cargo Tank Trailers
2001-02 — Ford E350 Econoline Frame Cracks
2001-01 — Freightliner Truck Safety Recall
2000-03 — Muffler Presence & Integrity
2000-02 — Prevost Motor Coach Recall
2000-01 — ArvinMERITOR CamLaster Brake
1997-04 — Bus Inspection Ramps Use Checklist
1997-03 — Wheels in Flight
1997-02 — Proper Placement of CVSA Decals
1997-01 — Air Brake Power Vehicles (Tractors and Trucks)
1996-03 — Carlisle Motion Brake Controls
1995-02 — Measuring Push Rod Travel
1995-01 — Periodic Inspection

Training Bulletins Repealed and Removed

2003-01 — Dual Wheel Out-of-Service Clarification
2003-01 — CMV Inspection/Entering & Resealing Locked Containers
2003-02 — Federal Over-The-Road Bus Exemption
2002-05 — Stacking Policy
2002-04 — Reciprocity Agreement — Medical Fitness Requirements
2002-03 — Level V Inspection Procedure
2002-02 — Missing Tire Tread Sections