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CVSA Brake Safety Week

CVSA Brake Safety Week

August 04, 2023

This year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, (CVSA), Brake Safety Week has been announced for August 20th-26th, with a focus on brake lining/pad violations. “The focus of this year’s Brake Safety Week is on the condition of the brake lining and pad,” said CVSA President Maj. Chris Nordloh with the Texas Department of Public Safety. “Brake lining pad issues may result in vehicle violations and could affect a motor carrier’s safety rating.” During Brake Safety Week, CVSA-certified inspectors throughout North America will conduct their usual inspections, in addition to reporting brake-related inspection and violation data to the CVSA....

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CVSA Operation Safe Driver July 9-15th With a Focus on Speeding

CVSA Operation Safe Driver July 9-15th With a Focus on Speeding

June 30, 2023

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced the dates for the annual Operation Safe Driver Week. This year, from July 9th-15th, law enforcement officers throughout North America will be looking out for commercial motor vehicle drivers that are engaging in unsafe driving behavior....

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Is Your Fleet Prepared? CVSA International Roadcheck is Scheduled for May 16-18th

Is Your Fleet Prepared? CVSA International Roadcheck is Scheduled for May 16-18th

May 02, 2023

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck will be conducted from May 16-18th with an emphasis on Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) and Cargo Securement. The International Roadcheck is the largest annual commercial vehicle safety event in North America. During this year's International Roadcheck, more than 18,000 vehicles will be inspected at 1,000 locations across the country. The event also helps ensure that drivers are getting the training they need by checking their licenses, permits, registrations and compliance with hours-of-service regulations....

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What Your New Drivers Need to Know When Reporting Trip and Fuel Tax

What Your New Drivers Need to Know When Reporting Trip and Fuel Tax

September 23, 2022

As new truck drivers enter the industry, it is critical they understand what their responsibilities are before and after every trip they make. In addition to the pre-trip inspection, drivers must record their odometer at the beginning and the end of a trip, as well as any fuel they put into the vehicle. These data points should be recorded and eventually compiled to complete your company’s fuel taxation paperwork for all the states they drive in. Here some tips to consider if you are a new truck driver having to report on your trips and fuel:...

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CVSA Brake Safety Week Has Been Announced for August 21-27th

CVSA Brake Safety Week Has Been Announced for August 21-27th

August 02, 2022

This year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week is quickly approaching. From August 21st to 27th, inspectors will conduct North American Standard Level I and V Inspections on commercial motor vehicles throughout North America. The focus of this year’s Brake Safety Week is on brake hose/tubing chafing violations. In order to prepare, here’s what you need to know....

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