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Inspections, Safety, Trucking Industry

Prepare for Brake Safety Week

Brake Safety week is here – and takes place from September 15-21. Every year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FMCSA, conducts a week-long inspection campaign focused on brakes. And for good reason. During its annual Roadcheck event (a 72-hour safety inspection blitz), out-of-adjustment brakes and brake system…

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Inspections, Safety, Truck Drivers

Do it Yourself Truck Scales – There When you Need Them

‘You gotta be kidding me’ is probably the politest response a driver will have if they find out they check in overweight at a weigh station. While the bulk of the trucks that have a “weight problem” are work trucks hauling product like gravel and logs, that doesn’t mean general freight always passes through with…

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Inspections, Newsletter, Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Etiquette, Trucking Industry

International Roadcheck 2019

Do you have the right look? Roadcheck 2019 is June 4 – 6, be sure to have the look the officers want to see. Tidy and clean is a sign of an organized driver at roadside inspections. Know more of what officers are looking for in part four of Fleetowner.com’s article of Roadcheck International 2019…

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Inspections, News, Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Are you ready for CVSA’s annual International Roadcheck?

In case you missed it, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced it will be conducting its annual International Roadcheck June 4-6 throughout North America. We can hear the groans from here. But, take heart, if this annual checkup makes you sweat a little bit, you still have some time to make adjustments to your…

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Inspections, Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Can You Make the Grade When it Comes to ELDs and HOS?

By Sara Steele, Director of Compliance, Drivewyze There’s a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to ELDs and HOS. From new guidance coming from FMCSA and changing regulations, to the average Joe with internet access calling themselves an expert, it’s easy to be confused. Let’s test your knowledge and see if you can…

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Inspections, News

7 New Bypass Sites In Missouri

Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass has expanded its service in Missouri with the addition of 7 new weigh station sites over the last month. This brings the total of active sites in Missouri to 15: The 7 new sites are: MO Bloomsdale I-55 SB MO Caruthersville I-155 WB MO Charleston I-57 SB MO Eagleville I-35…

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Inspections, Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Tech

Secrets Behind the Weigh Station: Drivewyze Webinar Gives you a Sneak Peek

Everyone loves secrets…and we aim to please by going behind the scenes to give you some insight.  Drivewyze recently held two webinars on “The Secrets Behind the Weigh Station: What Happens When Your Trucks Pull In”.  If you missed it, be sure to catch our encore – a video of the recording is below! Did…

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Inspections, Safety

Papers, Please! Are You Ready to Face a Level III Driver/Credential DOT Inspection?

Approximately 4 million commercial motor vehicle inspections are conducted every year throughout North America to ensure the large trucks and buses driving on our roadways are operating safely. While violations associated with vehicle inspections result in the majority of citations, it’s important to remember that the driver is as critical a component of the overall operation…

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Inspections, Safety

Secrets Behind the Weigh Station [WEBINAR]

You might be surprised at how the modern weigh station works, and the role technology plays in evaluating your trucks. Thermal cameras scan for bad brakes, automated license plate readers run checks against state and federal databases, and behind it all, law enforcement personnel in the station manage these complex systems to improve road safety….

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