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Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)


  • Inspection blitz focuses on TDG shipments

    August 12, 2019 9:03AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MONTREAL, Que. – Loads of dangerous goods are in the spotlight this week as part of Hazardous Material Week, and this year the inspection blitz is expanding beyond Canada. Transport Canada has recognized the week since 2013, but the event

  • Surprise brake blitz grounds 16%

    August 8, 2019 10:32AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside inspectors placed 16.1% of vehicles out of service for brake-related issues on May 15, during a surprise inspection blitz coordinated by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). There were 10,358 commercial vehicles inspected overall, meaning 1,667

  • Enforcement teams prepare for focus on unsafe drivers

    July 13, 2018 9:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside enforcement teams are preparing for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week, scheduled for July 15-21. And that means focusing on unsafe drivers. Issues tracked during the blitz will include speeding, distracted driving, texting,

  • Crash spike leads to call for vigilance

    July 12, 2018 11:17AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Ontario’s Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is calling on drivers and employers to be “more vigilant” in the wake of an increase in fatal collisions involving heavy vehicles. Citing figures from the Ontario Provincial Police, it

  • A new IDEA to honour great drivers

    December 30, 2014 11:39AM by Truck News

    GREENBELT, MD. — Safe driving doesn’t get the attention bad driving often garners, but news of a new award honouring those will proven skills behind the wheel may help level that imbalance a little bit. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance