FMCSA says it conducted 3.5 million roadside inspections leading to 16,000 estimated prevented crashes. However, crash numbers have steadily risen since 2009, in spite of the efforts of the agency and its CSA program.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Intermodal Association of North America will demonstrate its paperless Driver Vehicle Examination Report Notification Service Nov. 18 at the Intermodal Expo next week in Houston, Texas.
Of the 20,067 commercial vehicles inspected in the September-held Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's Brake Safety Week, 2,714 were placed out of service to produce a 13.5 percent out-of-service rate.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual enforcement blitz, Operation Safe Driver, will mobilize across North America Oct. 20-26.
Of the 71,630 drivers inspected in this year's Roadcheck 2013 inspection blitz, 4.3 were placed out of service, with half of the out-of-service orders stemming from hours of service violations, said CVSA.
Inspectors will conduct more than 30,000 brake inspections across North America during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week Sept. 8-14.
Smartphones, tablets, global positioning system navigation units and onboard telematics devices have all been cleared by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for use as transponders in commercial trucks
Deployed by the Drivewyze bypass service provider with technology partners, hopes for so-called electronic inspections are that they'd ultimately by accepted by FMCSA as credit on a carrier's CSA profile.
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