North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria

North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria


Part I - Detail violations which place a driver out-of-service.

Part II - Outline the Critical Vehicle Inspection Items and provides direction to each commercial vehicle inspector in North America identifying at what point a commercial motor vehicle can no longer be safety operated for fear of causing an accident or breakdown, due to its mechanical condition.

Part III - Provide guidance for unsafe hazardous materials transportation, including both conditions which fail to communicate a hazard and those which are themselves hazards.

Part IV - Establish criteria for placing a motor carrier out-of-service.