vmmi

Vehicle Maintenance Management and Inspection

Contact

Len Cahill
Telephone: 202.415.9653
800.891.0590 x705
fax: 202.737.9197

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OVERVIEW

For over 25 years, the Vehicle Maintenance Management and Inspection (VMMI) has trained thousands of mechanics at rural, small urban and specialized mobility providers, connecting them with the right resources to keep their buses in service.

This program is designed for managers and technicians who operate/maintain rural and complimentary vans, cutaway paratransit and buses (i.e., less than 30-foot length) to improve the maintenance oversight of fleets of smaller transit vehicles while adding a layer of testing, certification and performance quality.

Master Trainer, Halsey King, SAE provides unique insight into fleet tire, fuel and parts purchasing, as well as fleet management, labor allocation and warranty recovery.

 TRAINING OVERVIEW

  • VMMI helps getting prepared for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Transit Asset Management and State of Good Repair requirements
  • VMMI is highly focused technology and on federal and state regulations, bus manufacturing, inspection and preventive maintenance program development
  • Attendees will understand the scope of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations, beyond ensuring that the lift is operational.
  • Learn about upcoming vehicle components, systems and features straight from manufacturers’ design studios. These include, full-time live rearview camera, birthdate on bus tires, a new list of hazard materials in the shop, and the new Tier 1 gasoline and diesel fuel.

TRAINING CURRICULUM

 Day 1

  • Practical and legal reasons for proper inspection and preventive maintenance
  • DOT requirements: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • DOT requirements: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Standards
  • Principles of vehicle safety inspection
  • Hands-on training of vehicle safety inspection
  • Vehicle safety inspection testing

Day 2

  • Relationship between maintenance and operations
  • The manager’s role in maintenance
  • Cost centers of fleet maintenance
  • Efficient and effective forms and reporting
  • How technology helps maintenance management
  • Manufacturers’ standards and expectations

Day 3

  • Maintenance outsourcing- when to do it, how to manage it
  • Review and final exam

WHAT IS THE COST OF THE TRAINING?

  • All inclusive CTAA member rate of $7,000/$7,500 for non-members includes all travel and related expenses for the trainer and all workshop materials. It would be the host’s responsibility to supply the classroom site, a wheelchair, a lift-equipped vehicle and audiovisual equipment. The class size is for sixteen persons.

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE TRAINING PROVIDED?

Email training@ctaa.org for the latest offerings; visit our training calendar for more information on the VMMI program.

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The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.