Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Driver focused inspection spree set for July 15-21

Driving behaviors that will be targeted during the week include speeding, distracted driving, texting, failure to use a seat belt, following too closely, improper lane change, failure to obey traffic control devices and more.

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Truckers rack up nearly 39,000 warnings, citations during Operation Safe Driver Week

Truckers were given 30,714 warnings and 8,164 citations during the enforcement blitz, 84.2 percent of which were for state and local moving violations. Speeding accounted for 7.4 percent of violations.

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Brake Safety Day inspection blitz resulted in nearly 1,700 trucks placed out-of-service

In total, inspectors in the U.S. and Canada inspected 7,698 commercial vehicles during the one-day event, and 22 percent were placed out-of-service for violations. Fourteen percent (or 1,064) of the 7,698 inspected vehicles had brake-related violations.

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Operation Safe Driver Week enforcement blitz begins Sunday

The annual enforcement blitz is scheduled for the week of Oct. 15-21. Officers will be looking for speeding, distracted driving, texting and driving, seatbelt usage, following too closely, improper lane changes, failure to obey traffic safety devices and more. 

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CVSA names new president for upcoming year

Kansas Highway Patrol Capt. Christopher Turner takes over as CVSA's president with Capt. Scott Carnegie of the Mississippi Highway Patrol serving as vice president.

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Nationwide brake inspection spree takes place next week

Inspectors will be looking for out-of-adjustment brakes, along with brake system and antilock braking system violations on Brake Safety Day. See the date here...

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Unannounced brake inspection blitz sidelines nearly 2,000 trucks

CVSA inspectors in 33 U.S. states and 10 Canadian provinces conducted 9,524 inspections during the one-day inspection blitz. Of the 1,989 trucks placed out-of-service for various violations, 1,146 of them were parked for brake-related violations.

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Roadcheck inspection blitz looms

CVSA's annual inspection blitz will focus on cargo securement.

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Tips for cargo securement offered by CVSA ahead of Roadcheck inspection blitz

Violations related to load securement include failure to prevent shifting and/or loss of load; failure to secure truck equipment; damaged tie-downs; insufficient tie-downs; and loose tie-downs.

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Load securement to be focus of annual Roadcheck inspection blitz

Violations related to cargo securement include failure to prevent shifting/loss of cargo, failure to secure truck equipment, damaged tie-downs, insufficient tie-downs and loose tie-downs.

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