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Safety

CVSA Seeks Solution to Allow Inspectors to Ticket Shippers for Cargo Securement Violations

A worker pushes a hydraulic hand pallet truck at a warehouse A worker pushes a hydraulic hand pallet truck at a warehouse. The CVSA wants to put more of the onus on properly securing cargo on shippers. (Getty Images)

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has asked U.S. and Canadian trucking regulators to explore a solution that would permit roadside inspectors to cite shippers — not just drivers and motor carriers — for cargo securement violations in sealed trailers and intermodal containers.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 22, 2019
Business

FMCSA Shuts Down Carrier for HOS Violations

Federal regulators have shut down HP Distribution LLP and HP Distribution LLC, two Kansas City, Kan., trucking companies that operate under one roof, for “flagrantly falsifying” log books and violating federal hours-of-service rules.

Transport Topics
September 17, 2012