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May 18, 2016

Groups Offer Free Truck Parking App

The recently formed Truck Parking Leadership Initiative is developing a free app called Park My Truck to locate truck parking information and find available spaces for drivers.

May 11, 2016

Trucking Groups to Launch Truck Parking Initiative

The ATA, CVSA, NATSO Foundation and ATRI have all joined forces to announce a new truck parking initiative in Washington, D.C., aimed at making information on parking availability open to all drivers.

March 24, 2016

CVSA Sets International Roadcheck Dates for June

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 29th annual International Roadcheck has been scheduled for June 7 -9, 2016.

March 16, 2016

FMCSA Accepts Mexican Truck-Inspection Standard

Effective March 16, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is accepting the Mexican government standard for annual commercial vehicle inspections of Mexico-domiciled motor carriers that operate in the United States.

February 24, 2016

CVSA Cites FMCSA for Burdensome Exemptions

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has taken to task the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for unduly burdening roadside inspectors by issuing carriers and drivers too many safety-rule exemptions.

January 12, 2016

CVSA Names New Executive Director From Within

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance appointed Collin B. Mooney as its executive director, effective Jan. 11, 2016.

January 5, 2016

Trucks Cited for Size/Weight During Safe Driver Week

Vehicle size and weight violations topped the list of the most common warnings and citations given during CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week late last year.

October 29, 2015

OOS Violations Down in 2015 Brake Safety Week

The results are in from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week and out-of-service violations were down compared with last year’s inspection period.

September 29, 2015

Roadcheck Uncovers Fewer Out-of-Service Violations

Out-of-service violations were given out at all-time low rates by inspectors during this year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck.

September 3, 2015

Brake Safety Week Starts Sept. 6

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week will run run Sept. 6–12, with participation from law enforcement agencies across North America.

August 31, 2015

Operation Safe Driver Week Slated for Oct. 18-24

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that its annual Operation Safe Driver Week will take place the week of Oct. 18-24.

August 27, 2015

Steve Keppler Departing CVSA for IANA

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that Stephen A. Keppler, its executive director since 2009, is leaving CVSA after 15 years to accept the position position of senior vice president with the Intermodal Association of North America.

July 22, 2015

OOS Violations Down in This Year's Brake Check

Out of service brake violations dropped slightly this year during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual, unannounced brake check day.

July 21, 2015

Brake Safety Week Set for September

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that this year's Brake Safety Week will take place from Sept. 6 - 12.

July 9, 2015

CVSA Names International Driver Excellence Award Winner

The CVSA has named Con-way Freight driver Ross Reynolds the first winner of its International Driver Excellence Award.

May 22, 2015

Commentary: We Can Do Better on Brakes

We've long been aware of the inadequacies of air disc brake training, particularly in the United States.

May 18, 2015

Commentary: The Powder Keg of Brake Slack Adjustment

There’s an epidemic of ignorance out there regarding brake slack adjustment It just won’t go away, might even be getting worse.

May 11, 2015

How to Prepare for the CVSA Inspection Blitz

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual roadside inspection blitz is on the calendar for June 2-4. Here are some best practices to make sure your drivers' truck inspections go as smoothly as possible.

April 15, 2015

CVSA Sets Annual Roadcheck for Early June

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that its 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place from June 2 to 4.

February 26, 2015

What's the Best Thing Ever to Happen to Cargo Securement?

Of all the rules truckers must abide by, the cargo securement rules are likely the most often misinterpreted. In many cases, citations result not from willful neglect or negligence, but from simple ignorance or misunderstanding. And it's not always only the driver who's to blame.

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