VIDEO: Inspecting wheel ends and fuel tanks

TORONTO, ON – The latest installments of Today’s Trucking’s video series on Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspection procedures are now online – covering the inspections of wheel ends and fuel tank areas.

Wheel Ends:

Fuel Tanks:

The inspection series is being rolled out to clarify the 37-steps taken in a North American Standard Level 1 Inspection, which is followed during the annual Roadcheck inspection blitz as well as other roadside inspections throughout the year.

This year’s Roadcheck will take place from June 6-8, and will highlight cargo securement rules. 

Nearly 17 trucks or buses are inspected every minute during Roadcheck.

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking,, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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