SMC³ 204: US LTL Transportation Laws and Regulations (204)

US LTL Transportation Laws and Regulations is the fourth course in SMC³'s five course LTL Online Education series. It was designed and written by LTL professionals for seasoned LTL professionals looking for a refresher and for new LTL professionals just starting their career in the industry.

From Hours of Service, to evaluating a contract, this course explores the regulations most likely to impact the movement of freight with an LTL carrier. It starts with a basic understanding of regulatory origins and laws governing transportation, understanding safety and hazardous materials regulations as well as how to construct, analyze and negotiate a transportation contract. This course will provide you with the history, knowledge and resources to identify and minimize legal risks when operating and negotiating in an LTL environment.
  • Module 1: LTL Transportation Law and Regulations
  • Module 2: Contracts, Bill of Lading, Claims & US Law
  • Module 3: Federal Laws Impacting the LTL Industry
  • Module 4: Financial Deregulation of Transportation
  • Module 5: Contracting for Transportation Today
  • Module 6: Safety Regulations
  • Module 7: Hazardous Materials
  • Module 8: Impact of Automation on Risk
  • 204 Final Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever