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Commercial Industry Education Program: Safety Through Education

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    The Commercial Industry Education Program (CIEP) is a continuous educational program designed to provide information and safety awareness to everyone operating commercial vehicles.

    CIEP classroom CHP Officer instructing class Class at inspection facility
    Training can be held at your office, shop, or your nearest CHP inspection facility.
    CHP Commercial Enforcement Personnel provide informational seminars on many specific topics, including:
    • Maintenance inspection (pre-trip and level 1) procedures
    • Biennial Inspection of Terminals (BIT)
    • Hazardous materials transporation requirements
    • Hours of Service
    • Controlled substance and alcohol testing requirements
    • Insurance requirements and fraud awareness
    • Size and weight requirements and issues
    • Rules of the road and driver safety tips
    In addition to these specific information seminars, all CIEP classes include general information anyone in the commercial trucking industry should be aware of. This information includes:
    • Vehicle/carrier inspection requirements and procedures
    • Size and weight requirements
    • Understanding Out-of-Service criteria
    • Rules of the road/driver safety
    • Commercial enforcement personnel
    • Understanding CVSA inspection sticker issuance

    Contact Us For Information

    Border Division:  (858) 650-3718 Border Division:  (858) 650-3718 Border Division: (213) 748-7182 Border Division: (760) 241-1186 Border Division: (805) 549-3261 Central Division: (559) 445-6100 Golden Gate Division: (707) 648-4180 Valley Division: (916) 464-2090 Northern Division: (530) 225-2715 Border Division:  (858) 650-3718 Inland Division: (760) 241-1186 Southern Division: (323) 644-9557 Central Division: (559) 445-6100 Valley Division: (916) 464-2090 Coastal Division: (805) 549-3261 Golden Gate Division: (707) 648-4180 Northern Division: (530) 225-2715

    To learn more, or to schedule a training seminar, contact your nearest CIEP instructor at:

    Division Counties
    Northern Division
    (530) 225-2715
    Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehema, Trinity Counties
    Valley Division
    (916) 464-2090
    Alpine,Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Lake, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba
    Golden Gate Division
    (707) 648-4180
    Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma
    Central Division
    (559) 445-6100
    Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne
    Southern Division
    (213) 748-7182
    Los Angeles
    Border Division
    (858) 650-3718
    Imperial, Orange, Riverside(southern area), San Diego
    Coastal Division
    (805) 549-3261
    Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Ventura
    Inland Division
    (760) 241-1186
    Inyo, Mono, Riverside (northern area), San Bernardino
    Or contact the CHP's program coordinator at (916) 843-3400.