The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducted its annual International Roadcheck through May 16-18, 2023. During the 72-hour event, CVSA-certified inspectors in Canada, Mexico, and the United States conducted inspections of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) at weigh/inspection stations, designated inspection areas, and along roadways. The focus of this year’s Roadcheck was on anti-lock braking systems […]
Every year, the CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) activates initiatives throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico aimed at improving highway safety by cracking down on safety violations in the commercial transportation industry. A “blitz” is defined as a fast, violent attack, usually with bombs dropped from aircraft, or any sudden intensive attack or concerted […]
The blog explains different DOT Hazardous materials regulatory requirements, enforcement, and penalties.
When was the last time your company did a full audit of your safety and compliance systems? If the answer is any longer than a quarter ago, then you will want to read this. The speed at which regulations are changing makes it a challenge for even the best to keep up. That’s why it’s […]
The FMCSA is the lead federal government agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), to include more than 500,000 commercial trucking companies, more than 4,000 interstate bus companies, and more than four million commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders. “FMCSA’s MISSION is to save lives and reduce crashes and injuries by […]
Driver Qualification File Checklist: About Driver Qualification Files Every driver that operates a commercial motor vehicle must have a complete qualification file on record with their company of employment. It is the responsibility of the company to create and update the file which typically includes more than a dozen individual documents. Where to store Driver […]