Truck News

  • Brake Safety Week begins

    September 16, 2018 10:20AM by John G Smith

    GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside enforcement teams across North America are placing a particular focus on stopping power today as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance launches Brake Safety Week, running from Sept. 16-22. Inspectors will largely be conducting the 37-step Level

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    Stop and Think: Strategies to avoid brake violations

    September 7, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Despite steady enforcement initiatives such as Brake Safety Day, a part of the CVSA’s Operation Airbrake Program, brake-related defects continue to be a leading cause of out-of-service violations. But fleet maintenance departments have a direct impact on a fleet’s violation rate, since routine maintenance can prevent many of the defects found at roadside.

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    Brake Safety Day finds 14% brakes out of service

    November 9, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    OTTAWA, ON – North American enforcement teams completed 7,698 inspections during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Day on September 7, placing 14% of vehicles out of service for brake-related violations.