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Inspections, Safety, Trucking Industry

Fleets Find Ways to Manage CSA Scores Following Removal From Public View

Removal of the CSA percentile scores and relative comparisons last year by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been a double-edged sword. While the removal was welcome news by those who felt that there were flaws in the program’s methodology, carriers still find that some customers require the information. Plus, insurance companies are interested…

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Inspections, Trucking Industry

ISS Score Explained – and Where You Can Find Yours

When reading or hearing about weigh station bypass programs, you may have learned that a carrier’s “ISS score” plays a role in determining whether a truck will receive a bypass command or not. Many think a carrier’s ISS score is the same as a carrier’s CSA score, and although there is a relationship between them,…

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Inspections, Trucking Industry

How Fleets Can Prepare for CVSA Brake Inspection Week

If there’s one thing your fleet’s shop could do to help keep your company’s trucks on the road during CVSA’s blitz of roadside inspections as part of 2016 Brake Safety Week – Sept. 11-17, it’s checking for brake adjustment issues. Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s…

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Inspections, Safety, Trucking Industry

Avoiding the Roadside Walk of Shame – Prepare for Brake Safety Week

When you were a teenager, were you ever pulled over by a police officer as your friends drove by? If so, you can probably appreciate how being declared out-of-service by a roadside inspector can sometimes bring up those same discomforting feelings! If you don’t want to relive your high school trauma (complete with the Mario…

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Inspections

Check Out These Tips To Be Better Prepared for Roadcheck 2016

It’s not a test for which you can do last-minute cramming. But by taking a little more time with your vehicle inspections, and paying a little more attention to the conditions of your tires, in the next few days, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 29th annual International Roadcheck – shouldn’t cause you to break…

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Inspections

Results of CVSA Safe Driver Week Are In

The results of the 19,480 roadside inspections conducted on commercial drivers and vehicles by law enforcement officers during Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) 2015 Operation Safe Driver Week are in. And folks, it ain’t pretty. The results show that some CMV drivers need to slow down, watch their weight, remember to wear their seat belts…

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Inspections

Brakes a Priority in Virginia

There was an interesting article in the November issue of Overdrive magazine.  It called out how Virginia was in the “middle of the pack” when it comes to inspection intensity, but it ranked near the top when it came to violations-per-inspections rankings. So, what gives?  It’s all about Level 1 inspections – the most extensive…

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Are you Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

The article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune is titled: “When Big Rigs Push Past the Safety Rules.” At first glance, the inclination is to say, “oh no, not another story depicting our industry in a poor light.”  Yes, the story points out documented incidents where trucks have caused accidents due to poor maintenance, or due…

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Inspections

If the Light Turns Red, Remember “Don’t Panic”

So you got a RED light on your Drivewyze app and you’re now required to enter a scale site. Perhaps you’re thinking, ‘hey what the heck? I thought I was supposed to get a bypass.’ Remember that all Drivewyze users, regardless of their safety scores, can still be randomly chosen at any time for visual…

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