Top 5 Cargo Securement Violations (and How To Avoid Them)

June 03, 2017

It’s almost here! The 2017 International Roadcheck program will take place June 6-8, 2017, with a focus on cargo securement. The International Roadcheck is the largest planned commercial motor vehicle (CMV) enforcement program across the globe. It’s estimated that 17 trucks are inspected every minute in the US, Canada, and Mexico during this 3 day period!

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New ELD Mandate Criteria Added to the CVSA Out-Of-Service Handbook

May 30, 2017

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has released an updated version of the out-of-service criteria handbook. These updates included additional criteria related to electronic logging devices (ELDs), but they were added as footnotes – not highlighted in the handbook itself like they usually are – making them easy to miss. How will these changes impact you?

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Brake Safety Day

May 01, 2017

Hit the brakes! The annual Brake Safety Week conducted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has changed! Learn what you need to know to make sure you keep rolling.

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Get Ready! 2017 International Roadcheck

April 19, 2017

This year's International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Entering its 30th year, International Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program of commercial motor vehicles in the world! According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), there will be a special focus on cargo securement during roadside inspections. What do you need to know and how can you prepare to pass an inspection? Check out our cargo securement tips!

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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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Operation Safe Driver Week

September 23, 2016

 
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week is coming up quickly. During this special week, law enforcement agencies will launch heightened traffic safety enforcement and education initiatives across North America.

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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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