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  • CVSA names executive leaders

    October 16, 2018 11:25AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Lt. Scott Carnegie of the Mississippi Highway Patrol is now serving as the 2018/19 president for the Commercial Motor Vehicle Alliance (CVSA), an association dedicated to uniform commercial vehicle enforcement in North America. Richard Roberts — the

  • Brake blitz grounds 12.4% in Canada

    July 17, 2018 11:20AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREEBELT, Md. – A surprise Brake Safety Day inspection blitz in Canada and the U.S. put 1,595 trucks out of service for brake violations on April 25, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) reports. There were 11,531 inspections conducted overall,

  • Safe Driver Week to focus on driving behaviors

    April 9, 2018 11:09AM by Truck News

    GREENBELT, Md. – Inspectors across North America will be on the lookout for unsafe driving behaviors July 15-21, as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recognizes Operation Safe Driver Week. Dangerous behaviors to be tracked during the week include speeding,

  • Aiming for the stars

    March 16, 2018 7:11PM by Derek Clouthier

    PIC outlines new benchmarks that sets the bar high for its members

  • Zonar hires former CVSA president as its compliance manager

    January 8, 2018 4:59PM by Truck West

    SEATTLE, Wash. – Former Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) president Ron Cordova has joined Zonar Systems’ compliance team. As compliance manager, Cordova will work with a group that is dedicated to ensuring Zonar and its customers adhere to the Department

  • Brake Safety Day brake inspections put 14% out of service

    November 7, 2017 1:50PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fourteen per cent of vehicles inspected in the U.S. and Canada during Brake Safety Day were placed out of service for brake-related violations, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. A total of 7,698 commercial vehicle inspections

  • CVSA brake safety blitz sees 21% out-of-service rate

    July 13, 2017 7:17PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – During an unannounced brake safety day enforcement initiative, 79% of commercial vehicles did not have any critical item violations, while 21% were placed out-of-service for any kind of infraction. Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement (CVSA) conducted the one-day

  • CVSA approves definitions for Level 8 inspection

    May 29, 2017 10:59AM by Truck West

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has voted to approve definitions for a Level 8 inspection, and Alberta will launch a pilot project, paving the way for additional Canadian programs. Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) president Lorraine

  • CVSA releases Operation Airbrake results

    November 16, 2016 7:35AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A total of 13.2% of inspections conducted during Operation Airbrake resulted in vehicles being placed out of service due to brake violations, while another 14.8% were sidelined for non-brake related violations. A total of 18,385 inspections were

  • CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver results released

    January 5, 2016 11:56AM by Truck News

    GREENBELT, Md. – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) found that non-commercial motor vehicle drivers speed significantly more than commercial vehicle drivers, exceeding the limit 27.3% of the time compared to 9.3%, during its Operation Safe Driver Week campaign. Pulling

  • Brake blitz takes 14.2% of trucks off the road for brake-related issues

    July 22, 2015 1:41PM by Truck News

    GREENBELT, Md. — An unannounced brake check day held by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) in the US and Canada May 6 as part of Operation Airbrake placed 14.2% of  inspected units out of service as a result of

  • Feature Health & Safety

    BE READY FOR ROADCHECK

    April 28, 2015 9:52AM by James Menzies

    The CVSA’s International Roadcheck 72-hour North America-wide inspection blitz is scheduled for June 2-4 and they’ll be keeping a close eye on cargo securement. That’s the theme of this year’s blitz, meaning flatdeckers could be facing some additional scrutiny. On

  • Cargo securement to be focus of this year’s Roadcheck inspection blitz

    April 21, 2015 8:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Truck inspectors across North America will be busy June 2-4, when about 10,000 of them conduct truck and bus inspections over a 72-hour period as part of CVSA’s International Roadcheck. The initiative involves CVSA-certified state, local, provincial

  • What really happens during a CVSA inspection according to an MTO enforcement program advisor

    June 20, 2014 12:05AM by Sonia Straface

    KING CITY, Ont. – There were plenty of laughs the annual PMTC conference when Bob Lickers of the MTO began his seminar by joking that he was glad there was no food in the room for the audience (mostly fleet