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

CVSA Removes English Requirement In Updated Out-of-Service Guidelines

Roadside inspectors no longer will place Mexican or Canadian commercial vehicle drivers operating in the United States out of service if they are unable to communicate in English, according to new Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance “tolerance guidelines.”

March 16, 2015

Brake Violations Climb to 16.2%, CVSA Reports

The out-of-service rate for the annual Brake Safety Week in September was 16.2%, up from 13.5% in 2013, said the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 6, 2015

Idaho Police Officer to Head CVSA

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance members elected officers at the end of their recent annual meeting in Buffalo, New York, the group said Sept. 24.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 25, 2014

CVSA Seeks State Flexibility in Federal Funding

WASHINGTON — States need more funding for the enforcement of new federal truck safety regulations and greater flexibility in how they can spend the money, the head of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance told a House panel examining the effectiveness of federally funded highway safety programs.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
January 28, 2014

Speed, Seat Belt Violations Fall in CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver

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The percentage of truck and bus drivers cited or warned for speeding and seat belt use declined during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver, the group said.

January 9, 2014

Brake Inspection Blitz Set for Sept. 8-14

State and federal law enforcement officers will focus on inspecting truck and bus brake systems Sept. 8 to 14 during Brake Safety Week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance said.

September 6, 2013

CVSA to Start Enforcement of UCR Compliance Feb. 1

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced plans to begin enforcement Feb. 1 against carriers that have not complied with the Unified Carrier Registration program.

January 25, 2013

Out-of-Service Rates 2nd-Lowest on Record at Roadcheck 2012 Event, CVSA Reports

Out-of-service rates both for drivers and for vehicles inspected during this year’s Roadcheck were the second lowest in the 25-year history of the safety event, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance said last week.

August 20, 2012

CVSA Enforcement Week Set for Oct. 17-23


The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has set Oct. 17-23 as Operation Safe Driver week, in which enforcement of road safety rules will be stepped up throughout North America.

October 7, 2010