CSA's Data Trail
The toughest 15 states for lights violations, one of the 2021 Roadcheck emphases
Here are the top 15 states when it comes to a propensity to issue lights-related violations. And data also point to both 2021 Roadcheck enforcement-emphasis areas in Georgia, Vermont and Nevada.
March 4, 2021
Thank a trooper for that inspection? A tale of two states as Roadcheck begins
What the initial COVID pandemic response by some state agencies -- many fewer inspections -- might just say about the value of inspections.
September 9, 2020
‘We’re supposed to be in this thing together’: Level 3 inspection advice and more with Kansas trooper
Kansas trooper Nick Wright answers a variety of DOT inspection-related questions to help prepare you for any roadside inspection. Listen on Overdrive today.
July 13, 2020
Surviving a Level 3 driver inspection: Are you ready for Roadcheck?
Drivers can expect Level 3 inspections to play a bigger part in CVSA's International Roadcheck inspection spree this year. Details here on Overdrive.
July 8, 2020
Roadcheck inspection blitz out of service due to coronavirus pandemic, for now
Due to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the annual CVSA Roadcheck for 2020 has been postponed to an undetermined date. More information here on Overdrive.
March 25, 2020
Roadcheck inspection blitz set for early May
No truck driver wants to encounter an out-of-service violation. Prepare for the 2020 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's Roadcheck inspections with Overdrive.
January 27, 2020
More than 12,000 trucks sidelined with OOS violations during June’s 72-hour Roadcheck blitz
CVSA says 12,019 trucks and 2,784 drivers were placed out of service, accounting for a 17.9% vehicle OOS rate and a 4.2% driver OOS rate during the blitz. In total, inspectors across the U.S. and Canada conducted 67,072 inspections from June 4-6.
August 30, 2019
‘Roadcheck effect’ pushed spot rates and demand indicators higher
While fewer Overdrive readers than in years past signaled they’d be taking the week off for Roadcheck, as previously reported, measurable spot-market participation on the truck side was nonetheless down in DAT’s metrics, pushing demand indicators and average rates up.
June 13, 2019
Over 300 trucks, drivers placed out-of-service during Roadcheck in Rhode Island, New Hampshire
State police from Rhode Island and New Hampshire conducted more than 900 inspections resulting in 1,900 violations – more than 300 of which were out-of-service violations.
June 11, 2019
Annual 72-hour Roadcheck inspection blitz begins Tuesday
The annual International Roadcheck 72-hour inspection blitz will be held June 4-6 with a focus on steering and suspension systems. Inspectors will primarily conduct Level I inspections on most rigs checked during the event.
June 3, 2019
Michigan police targeting unsafe truckers, car drivers in two-week enforcement campaign
Michigan State Police’s Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) enforcement campaign will focus on aggressive driving by passenger vehicles and trucks along I-94 between Jackson and Taylor. Officers will be looking for improper lane use, speeding and more on June 3-7 and June 10-14.
June 3, 2019
Roadcheck preps: ‘Business as usual’ for many owner-ops, though questions about roadside approach remain
Preps for Roadcheck by Overdrive readers include a variety of equipment inspections and third-party checks, plus just “business as usual” for the largest share — the nearly as large number of recent poll respondents who noted they scheduled vacation highlights how many view the cat-and-mouse approach to roadside inspections, as little more than a nuisance.
May 31, 2019
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