inspections

Be wary: Annual Roadcheck inspection blitz taking place this week

Roadcheck, the annual inspection blitz done by a joint effort of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and others, will take place June 4-6 this year.

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Agency proposes eliminating zero-defect vehicle reports

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hopes to stop requiring that the industry submit and retain driver vehicle inspection reports when zero defects are indicated.

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New Mexico recognized for its Smart Roadside Inspection tech

The recognition from the Ash Center at the Harvard Kennedy School was awarded as part of the center's "Top 25 Innovations in Government" program.

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FMCSA’s focus on inspections a point of contention at CVSA workshop

ATA representative Phil Byrd challenged the enforcement community to shift priorities away from inspections to traffic enforcement. Also: Regulatory update from FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

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Pennsylvania inspection blitz puts 106 trucks, 71 drivers out of service

A one-day inspection spree put the skids on dozens of operations, finding violations focused on hours of service and maintenance.

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Two-day blitz places 109 drivers out of service

Nearly 100 of those drivers were sidelined for log violations during the two-day blitz on I-10 in Eastern Arizona.

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Smartphone-based bypass service integrates with Fleet Control

The Drivewyze PreClear bypass service is now offered with DecisionPoint Systems' Fleet Control trucking management suite.

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FMCSA to validate driver medical cards during inspection

During enforcement and compliance inspections of trucks and drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and its state-based partners will begin conducting random verifications of driver medical cards.

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Brake inspections place 3,248 trucks out of service

Of the 21,255 trucks inspected in mid-September as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's Brake Safety Week, 15.3 percent were placed out of service.

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Nationwide enforcement blitz running until Sunday

Officers will check drivers of commercial vehicles for compliance with medical card and hours of service regulations.

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