C.Y.A. With CSA Video Series.

CSA roadside inspections are no place for the unprepared – so don’t miss our C.Y.A. with CSA Video Series featuring FMCSA – CSA expert, Inspector John Seidl and Rick Martin, Senior Manager, Meritor Aftermarket Training.

These videos will prep you like an insider with essential CSA tips. Including how to master the CSA scoring system, pre-inspecting your vehicles and equipment, prepping your brakes, tires, steering, wheels, understanding cargo securement rules and more.

To get started, just click on CSA OVERVIEW. Then be sure to come back and watch the rest. Every one is packed with nuggets of information to help you C.Y.A.!

Get Ready For Your Next CSA Roadside Inspection.


It is critically important to understand the CSA mission to reduce accidents and keep vehicles safe, and how the FMCSA uses data collection and analysis from roadside inspections to achieve these goals. This video with FMCSA – CSA Expert, Inspector John Seidl will help you get started to become a CSA subject matter expert to help improve your scores and keep your trucking operation running smart.



Brake violations are among the top ten CSA issues, resulting in many fines and out-of-service citations, yet they are all preventable. This video with FMCSA – CSA Expert, Inspector John Seidl shows how CSA brake inspections are conducted and how to get your power units and trailers ready for inspection.



Tires are a top ten CSA violation that demand a lot of preparation, observation and ongoing measurement. Learn from FMCSA – CSA Expert, Inspector John Seidl how the CSA differentiates out-of-service violations from lesser violations, tire weight limits, tread depth metrics, techniques for duals, steering tires vs. non-steering, dealing with underinflation and much more.



Load securement is often closely scrutinized in CSA roadside inspections, and it is often misunderstood. In this informative video with FMCSA – CSA Expert, Inspector John Seidl, you will see how to use the formula for securing general cargo by length and weight, guidelines for indirect tie-downs, the importance of working load limits, and many other cargo essentials.