CVSA

Heads-up: Senate EOBR mandate gets a push

The mandate for interstate carriers in the United States to use electronic onboard recorders for hours of service tracking that is in the Senate's two-year highway bill proposal -- S. 1813, currently in conference with a House six-month temporary reauthorization and experiencing no shortage of debate -- got a little push from a few big players in trucking legislation yesterday. Namely, the American Trucking Association and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, along with the American Automobile ...

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Roadcheck 2012 inspection blitz runs until Thursday

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold Roadcheck, its annual vehicle inspection program, June 5-7.

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CVSA to conduct inspections

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will conduct roadside inspections Oct. 16-22 as part of its Operation Safe Driver campaign to increase traffic safety awareness, seat belt enforcement and driver regulatory compliance. The inspections will be held in the United States, Canada and Mexico as part of the program’s original mission with its 2007 start to decrease crashes involving trucks, buses and cars.

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CVSA: Brakes top out-of-service violations

CVSA inspectors will focus on brakes in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

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LogBook

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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Lowest out-of-service in Roadcheck history

Nearly 8,000 CVSA and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspectors performed 70,712 truck and bus inspections.

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FMCSA inspector charged with bribery

Court charged agent sold a driver a CVSA sticker knowing the vehicle lacked the corresponding inspection.

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Three-day Roadcheck blitz planned

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold Roadcheck, its annual vehicle inspection program, June 7-9.

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Roadcheck to focus on hours of service, movers

Roadcheck will emphasize checking driver logbooks and underscore to drivers the importance of maintaining their logbooks.

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Roadcheck set for June 7-9

Last year, vehicle compliance rates were about 80 percent, while drivers had a 95.6 percent pass rate.

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