Posts belonging to Category CVSA Roadcheck 2009

CVSA Operation Safe Driver Oct. 18-24

Well, seems it is that time again. Operation Safe Driver, kicked off today and runs through too October 24. This year the OSD will again be focusing on enforcement and education. Every year there are approximately 40,000 people killed on US Highways, but the professional driver is already aware of this.
Did you know that almost 5,000 of [...]

CVSA Brake Safety Week 2009

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will conduct Brake Safety Week, Sept. 13-19, as part of
their Operation Air Brake Campaign dedicated to improving inspection, compliance, maintenance and performance of commercial vehicle brakes throughout North America.
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Statewide Sweep Finds Big Rigs With Serious Safety Violations

CLEVELAND — Ohio is conducting a statewide safety sweep on highways, looking for potentially fatal safety violations in big rigs.
When a fully loaded tractor-trailer hits 65 mph, it’ll take 525 feet to stop, unless it has no brakes. That’s one of the violations discovered during Road Check 2009.
Safety inspectors fanned out across Ohio checking big rig trucks.
Violations [...]

Statewide crackdown focuses on truck safety

GREENWICH — The state will run an around-the-clock safety inspection blitz over the next three days at the weigh station south of Exit 2 on Interstate 95 as part of a national truck safety crackdown.
The target is overweight commercial trucks with faulty brakes and lights and other unsafe equipment.
State troopers and inspectors from the Department of Motor Vehicles [...]

CVSA Roadcheck 2009

June 2-4, 2009 is the date that has been announced for Roadcheck 2009. For those who don’t know about this event, this is a annual event across most if not all of the USA. Ȩ hours of various DOT check points are set up towards the inspection of trucks and buses.
Make your vacation plans in advance this year…No [...]