International Roadcheck 2017

March 23, 2017

It's time to prepare for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration's annual International Roadcheck program! Dates for program enforcement and area of special emphasis have been released. Are you ready?

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CVSA Brake Safety Week Results

November 15, 2016

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has just released results from the annual Brake Safety Week, held in September, as part of their Operation Airbrake program.
Dedicated to improving commercial vehicle brake safety, the national blitz saw a total of 18,385 inspections conducted, and more than 5,000 trucks placed out-of-service (OOS)!

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International Roadcheck 2016 Results

October 28, 2016

 
The results for the 29th annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck program are in! Let’s take a look at how drivers did this year!

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CVSA Event Recap

September 30, 2016

 BigRoad made the trip down to Little Rock, Arkansas for the 2016 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Annual Conference and Exhibition held from September 18 - 22. 

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Hit the Brakes

September 08, 2016

There’s no stopping now! The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week is being held from September 11 - 17, 2016. Here’s what you need to know to make sure you keep rolling!

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Did You Get Brake Checked?

July 27, 2016

Did you get brake checked? When you get 'brake checked' you're caught off-guard...kind of like during the surprise brake inspection program held by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) a few months ago! The CVSA has just released the results from this unannounced brake check program. A total of 6,128 inspections were conducted during this blitz - were you one of them?

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Canadian Roadcheck Results Are In

July 21, 2016

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducted their 29th annual International Roadcheck program from June 7-9, 2016. During this 72-hour period, 10,000+ CVSA-certified inspectors conducted inspections across North America with a special emphasis placed on tire safety. The results for Canada have been released - check out the infographic below for details. Results for the United States are expected in September.

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Inspection Levels Explained

July 12, 2016

Over 4 million commercial motor vehicle (CMV) inspections are conducted annually in North America. We all know what an inspection is (some of us know this better than others). But...do you know what’s actually involved in the each of the seven different inspection levels? Find out!

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Tire Tips to Keep You Rollin'

May 02, 2016

Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) holds a 3-day safety blitz known as the International Roadcheck program. International Roadcheck will be taking place from
June 7-9, 2016. It is expected that over 10,000 CVSA-certified inspectors will perform upwards of 65,000 roadside inspections. A special emphasis is placed on a different violation category every year. This year - they’re focusing on tire safety including tire pressure, tread, and condition.

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Tips for Passing an Inspection

March 29, 2016

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently announced that their annual International Roadcheck program will be taking place from June 7 - 9, 2016. It is expected that over 70,000 inspections will be conducted over the 72-hour blitz period. Meaning - the odds of your truck or a truck within your fleet getting inspected are pretty high. 

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