Vehicle Maintenance

Crashes and interventions: Crackdown!

| May 10, 2013

FMCSA is putting extra muscle into shutting down truck and bus fleets. Often lacking robust back-office resources to deal with interventions, small carriers can be considered most vulnerable.

Staying ahead of the inspectors

| April 01, 2013

Under CSA, you don't want to take any chances about whether your equipment will pass inspection. Check these Overdrive articles for help.

Inconsistent enforcement: CSA’s heat index

| March 25, 2013

State inspection intensity ratings range from Maryland, where 32 inspections per lane-mile of National Highway System were conducted during CSA's first two year, to Idaho, where only two inspections per lane-mile were done.

Sound off on CSA changes via score/data preview

| June 06, 2012

As CVSA's RoadCheck inspection blitz continues this week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a call to action that makes clear the importance of safety scoring to motor carriers and independents. Through the ...

CSA Part 2: Maintaining your equipment

Todd Dills | May 01, 2011

Now more than ever, you’re responsible for what you drive, including company trailers. Take control of maintenance with robust inspection procedures and self-education to avoid inspection hassles.

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Overdrive Staff | January 04, 2011

CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

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