Preparing for the Arrival of Electronic Truck Inspections
Program Aired: April 20, 2023 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PST The world of truck inspections is likely to change greatly over the coming years. Federal trucking regulators and commercial vehicle enforcement agencies are pushing for wireless roadside inspections, including a mandate that motor carriers equip their trucks with devices that would transmit the identity and condition of trucks and drivers to roadside enforcement. Learn how this could affect your motor carrier operation, what information you and your drivers may be required to transmit to inspectors, and what it means for the development of autonomous trucks.April 20, 2023
Improve Inspector Relationships. Improve Truck Inspection Results.
Program Aired: March 17, 2022. Roadside inspections are a necessary part of trucking. Sooner or later every truck is pulled in for an inspection.March 17, 2022
North American 'Road Blitz' Puts 683 Hazmat Trucks Out of Service
For the first time, the United States and Mexico joined Canada in a weeklong hazardous materials “road blitz” enforcement event, placing more than 7.4% of trucks inspected out-of-service for transportation of dangerous goods or hazmat violations, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance said on Oct. 29.
This Year’s Roadcheck to Focus on HOS Compliance
This year’s International Roadcheck will take place from June 5-7, with a focus on hours of service.
Ex-Trooper Sentenced in Dallas Trucking Company Inspection Fraud
A former Texas Department of Public Safety sergeant was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison April 16 for accepting bribes from a Dallas trucking company in exchange for top-level inspection decals.
Trucking Company Owner Charged With Paying Off Texas Trooper for Inspection Stickers
A second man has been charged in connection with an alleged bribery scheme involving state troopers and a Dallas trucking company, according to federal court documents.
Cross-Border Training Seeks to Cut Time, Improve Safety for Truckers at Arizona Ports of Entry
Arizona is the first state in the country to have inspectors travel across the border to train commercial truck drivers on how to cut crossing times at ports of entry while improving safety.September 20, 2017
438 Trucks Pulled Over for Surprise Inspection in Maryland
The Maryland State Police and affiliated law enforcement agencies had a surprise for 438 truckers on May 9, a surprise inspection on the Capital Beltway around Washington, D.C.May 11, 2016
FMCSA Ends Inspection Reporting Unless Drivers Find Vehicle Defects
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has rescinded a requirement that commercial drivers file inspection reports when there are not any vehicle defects or deficiencies.December 15, 2014
Pre-Delivery Inspection: An Important First Step
It’s a simple process, usually included in the purchase price, but the first and arguably most important step for any transportation company when a trailer and tractor are ordered. Pre-delivery inspection is what the name implies: the inspection to make sure everything on a vehicle is working before it is delivered to the customer.September 15, 2014