CVSA

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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Groups veto hours changes

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the American Trucking Associations and a shippers’ group all opposed the proposals.

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‘Safety Belts Save Lives’ — an art contest for the kids

Here's an opportunity for the arts-prone grade-schooler in your life to show his/her stuff to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Belt Partnership, a wide a collaboration of the FMCSA and various work safety and law enforcement organizations. The “Be Ready. Be Buckled” art contest for children is now in its fourth year, asking children to enter with some kind of expression in artwork of the importance of the basic safety practice of buckling up. Winning posters ...

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