Posts Tagged ‘Inspections’

Inspections show driver improvement

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Roadcheck 2013 results better, still room to improve When the CVSA conducted its annual Roadcheck safety blitz earlier this year, more than 73,000 trucks were [...]


Trucks and Drug Smuggling: A Dangerous Combination

Posted on: September 23rd, 2013 by Chelsea Tucker No Comments

According to NPR News, over 5 million trucks cross the Mexico and United States’ border every year. These drivers haul necessary supplies, technology, food, and [...]


CVSA Operation Air Brake & Brake Safety Week Start Sept 8th

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), “Out of adjustment air brakes and brake system defects constitute the major defect areas resulting in commercial [...]


Crashes lead to enforcement, fair or otherwise

Posted on: June 28th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Skagit River Bridge Collapse Leads To Additional Enforcement & Scrutiny Recently reopened with a temporary replacement span in place, the Skagit River Bridge on I-5 [...]


FMCSA reviews paperwork reduction, EOBRs

Posted on: May 31st, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA May Drop No-Defect Inspection Reports The FMCSA is considering whether or not to completely drop the requirement to file a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report [...]


June Roadcheck inspections; Charlotte mayor to head DOT

Posted on: May 31st, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

CVSA Roadcheck Inspections Set For Early June CVSA, the organization representing commercial vehicle enforcement agencies throughout North America, will once again be conducting roadside safety [...]


Checking Your Tires

Posted on: May 9th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Old school truck drivers always carried a tire thumper. It was a short, wooden bat that was always kept beside the driver’s seat. You’d see [...]