Of the 72,415 drivers inspected in this year’s Roadcheck inspection spree, 4.8 percent were placed out-of-service, and more than half of those were placed out-of-service due to hours of service or logbook violations.
The annual Brake Safety Week inspection spree will take place Sept. 7-13, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced. CVSA says more than 30,000 trucks and buses will be inspected.
The top states ranked for inspection activity; Maryland heads up the intensity rankings as in our analysis last year.
Among all 48 continental states, 2013 saw 29 states increase their attention to moving violations, figured as a percentage of each state’s total violations. Among the top such states, 3 in 4 saw their moving ...
The new report, from ATRI, stresses that the different priorities and violation issuance rates across states dramatically undermine the uniformity of CSA.
CVSA says roughly 10,000 inspectors from state, local and federal enforcement agencies will during the 72-hour period be stationed at 1,500 inspection points across the U.S. to do roadside inspections of trucks and buses.
Any problem with drug or alcohol use by drivers among carriers large and small can ensure that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be "watching you for a long time," says regulatory consultant.
It could be worse: While Overdrive's CSA survey shows continuing concern for deteriorating law-enforcement/driver relations, be thankful you're in America and not Argentina, as a recent case illustrates...
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