Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Operation Safe Driver Week enforcement blitz begins Sunday

The annual enforcement blitz is scheduled for the week of Oct. 15-21. Officers will be looking for speeding, distracted driving, texting and driving, seatbelt usage, following too closely, improper lane changes, failure to obey traffic safety devices and more. 

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CVSA names new president for upcoming year

Kansas Highway Patrol Capt. Christopher Turner takes over as CVSA's president with Capt. Scott Carnegie of the Mississippi Highway Patrol serving as vice president.

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Nationwide brake inspection spree takes place next week

Inspectors will be looking for out-of-adjustment brakes, along with brake system and antilock braking system violations on Brake Safety Day. See the date here...

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Unannounced brake inspection blitz sidelines nearly 2,000 trucks

CVSA inspectors in 33 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces conducted 9,524 inspections during the one-day inspection blitz. Of the 1,989 trucks placed out-of-service for various violations, 1,146 of them were parked for brake-related violations.

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Roadcheck inspection blitz looms

CVSA's annual inspection blitz will focus on cargo securement.

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Tips for cargo securement offered by CVSA ahead of Roadcheck inspection blitz

Violations related to load securement include failure to prevent shifting and/or loss of load; failure to secure truck equipment; damaged tie-downs; insufficient tie-downs; and loose tie-downs.

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Load securement to be focus of annual Roadcheck inspection blitz

Violations related to cargo securement include failure to prevent shifting/loss of cargo, failure to secure truck equipment, damaged tie-downs, insufficient tie-downs and loose tie-downs.

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Hours of service, improper logs lead violations for truckers during Roadcheck, brakes top equipment violation

Inspectors during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual 72-hour International Roadcheck campaign placed 21.5 percent of trucks inspected out of service, along with 3.4 percent of drivers, according to numbers released Oct. 20 by CVSA.

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Watch those post-crash-inspection violations

They shouldn't be assigned severity weights to contribute to a carrier's ranking in any CSA BASIC if the violation was a result of the crash.

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FMCSA’s focus on inspections a point of contention at CVSA workshop

ATA representative Phil Byrd challenged the enforcement community to shift priorities away from inspections to traffic enforcement. Also: Regulatory update from FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

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