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  • Brake blitz grounds 12.4% in Canada

    July 17, 2018 11:20AM by

    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,

  • Pilot Flying J is helping drivers get ready for CVSA Roadcheck

    May 29, 2018 11:03AM by Truck News

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Roadcheck is coming and to help drivers through the inspections Pilot Flying J is offering free mid-trip inspections. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck event will run June 5-7 and will focus on Hours of

  • Bendix shares Roadcheck prep tips

    May 24, 2018 7:46AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Roadcheck inspection blitz coming up June 5-7, Bendix has offered some advice for passing the inspections with flying colors. “Almost 9,400 vehicles received out-of-service (OOS) violations during Roadcheck 2017, and

  • 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

  • New rule would enable FMCSA to assess 75,000 carrier companies a month

    January 15, 2016 2:07PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Utilizing the proposed Safety Fitness Determination (SFD) Notice of Proposal Rulemaking (NPRM), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) would be able to update its safety fitness rating methodology by integrating on-road safety

  • PMTC expands its education series with Jan. 13 seminar

    November 11, 2015 11:16AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) will aim to provide education on Ontario’s safety ratings, mandated periodic inspections and cargo security during its Jan. 13, 2016 seminar in Toronto. Hosted at the Molson Breweries facility

  • Feature Health & Safety


    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