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Inspections, Safety, Trucking Industry

The State of CSA Safety Score Reporting

For the last few years, the FMCSA has been studying a possible change in the way they measure motor carrier safety by developing and evaluating a new model based on the Item Response Theory (IRT). The idea is an IRT-backed scoring system would be a significant upgrade compared to the current CSA safety measurement system…

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Events & Promotions, Inspections, Safety, Trucking Industry

Former CVSA President, Mark Savage Shares His Insights on CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week

As the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Operation Safe Driver Week approaches, it’s time to think driver safety. To provide some insight about what this event, and the CVSA is all about, plus what to expect on the road during the safety event, we caught up with Mark Savage, former CVSA president. Mark most recently served as a CVSA board member up until his retirement from a 26-year…

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Inspections, News, Trucking Industry

Drivewyze Announces Open Enrollment for e-Inspections at Weigh Stations

In a major move to improve speed, efficiency and accuracy at weigh station inspection sites, Drivewyze has announced open enrollment for automated electronic e-Inspections at weigh stations in three participating states. Software activation is free for Drivewyze PreClear customers, and available through participating Drivewyze ELD partners. “This is the beginning of streamlining inspections, which is…

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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’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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