Please join us for the next Carolinas Chapter Meeting at the Hampton Inn in Asheboro, NC on Wednesday, August 16 at 10:30 am. All are encouraged to attend.
Guest Speaker: Jon McCormick with the North Carolina Department of Transportation will give a presentation on all issues related to shipping/hauling components. In addition, McCormick will tell attendees the various aspects of the equipment and cargo inspectors look at during roadside inspections, including:
- Lights and signals
- Tires and brakes
- Kingpin and trailer condition
- Load distribution and securement
McCormick will also present examples of ‘red flags’ that may lead to a vehicle being put out of service. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session following the presentation to address specific issues attendees may have faced during past inspections.
Meeting details are as follows:
10:30 am – 12 pm: Chapter Meeting
12 – 1 pm: Lunch
1 – 2 pm: Presentation by Jon McCormick, NC DOT
This is an excellent opportunity to include other members of your staff: Shipping Managers, Dispatchers or Plant Managers may all benefit from this program. Please let us know who will be attending as soon as possible so that we can be sure and have plenty of space and food. To RSVP, please contact staff by Friday, July 28. Thank you.