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Government

Insufficient Tread Prompted CVSA to Focus on Tires in This Year's Roadcheck

Tires will be the main emphasis of Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual RoadCheck during June 7-9.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
May 11, 2016
Government

Tire Safety to Be Focus of CVSA Roadcheck

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 2016 International Roadcheck will take place June 7-9, with an emphasis on tire safety inspections.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
April 18, 2016
Government

FMCSA Exemptions Giving Inspectors Headaches, CVSA Says

CVSA

The increasing number of regulatory exemptions being approved by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is causing “confusion and inconsistency” in enforcement by roadside inspectors, according to the head of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.        

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 23, 2016
Government

Collin Mooney Named CVSA's Executive Director

Collin Mooney has been appointed executive director of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance after 13 years with the organization.

January 12, 2016
Government

CVSA Reports CMV Drivers Speed One-Third as Often as Passenger Car Drivers

Commercial motor vehicle drivers were three times less likely to speed than passenger vehicle drivers according to the results of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s ninth annual Operation Safe Driver Week.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
January 5, 2016
Government

Lower Percentage of Trucks Out of Service Due to Brake Problems During Safety Event

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

The out-of-service rate during Brake Safety Week in September was 12.3%, a decline from 16.2% last year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance reported.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 9, 2015
Government

Stephen Keppler Leaving CVSA for IANA

Stephen Keppler, executive director of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, is leaving the commercial enforcement group after 15 years to become senior vice president of the Intermodal Association of North America.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 27, 2015
Government, Business

Aggressive Roadcheck Inspections Lead to Bump in Citations

Washington State Patrol

U.S. truck and bus safety inspections surged in early June, coinciding with International Roadcheck, the safety campaign by North American law enforcement departments.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
August 4, 2015
Government

CVSA: Unannounced Brake Inspection Shows Maintenance Improvement

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U.S. and Canadian trucks and buses improved their safety performance during a May inspection push compared with a similar event in 2014, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance reported.

July 23, 2015
Government

CVSA Schedules Brake Safety Week for Sept. 6-12

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North American truck safety inspectors announced a special campaign to examine the brake systems of commercial vehicles during the week of Sept. 6-12.

July 21, 2015

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