Cargo Securement to Be the Focus of 2015 International Roadcheck

penske-road-truck-photoInspectors will be out in force in early June as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck, reviewing driver information and inspecting vehicles.  [Read more…]

Operation Safe Driver Week Starts Oct. 19

on-the-roadTo raise driver awareness and increase road safety, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will kick off its annual Operation Safe Driver program Oct. 19, nationwide. [Read more…]

CVSA Roadcheck Starts June 4

Starting June 4 through June 6 the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will hold its annual Roadcheck event. This year’s Roadcheck places a special focus on enforcement of traffic law violations (e.g., speeding, unsafe lane changes, etc.) in addition to inspections. Truck drivers and fleet operators may download the free CVSA checklist. [Read more…]

Industry, Government Continue to Look at Truck Size and Weight

Highway photoFor years, the trucking industry has advocated for increased truck size and weight, and now the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is investigating the effect on safety and infrastructure if vehicle weights up to 97,000 pounds are allowed. [Read more…]

Inspectors Prepare For Roadcheck 2012, Set For June 5-7

Every June thousands of law enforcement officers partner together at 1,500 locations across North America to conduct a three-day, commercial vehicle safety enforcement and education campaign organized annually by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). [Read more…]

Mark Your Calendars for CVSA’s Brake Safety Week

Fleet managers and commercial truck and bus drivers please take note. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will soon conduct its annual Brake Safety Week across the United States, Canada and Mexico. The effort runs September 11-17. [Read more…]

CVSA Roadcheck Coming in June

Roadcheck 2011, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 72-hour safety blitz, is scheduled for June 7 – 9, 2011.  CVSA sponsors Roadcheck with participation by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators, Transport Canada, and the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (Mexico). [Read more…]