April 26, 2016
Senior Editor Tom Berg braves the cold and freezing moisture to watch inspectors check equipment important to this transportation segment.
March 24, 2016
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 29th annual International Roadcheck has been scheduled for June 7 -9, 2016.
March 17, 2016
When it comes to wheel-offs, the mainstream press, and even some of the less well informed enforcement folk, always look to the driver first to find fault.
February 28, 2016
Truck-Lite says its new Light-Out Detection System alerts drivers of one or more trailer lights that are dark. The system replaces the nose box and distributes power among lighting circuits, and signals a light-out condition by illuminating a warning lamp on the trailer’s nose.
December 15, 2015
Notice of a proposed rule that would increase the use of inspection data in making Safety Fitness Determinations for motor carriers is expected to be published by Dec. 29
October 29, 2015
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 3, 2015
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 24, 2015
Quality Tire Company will join the Michelin Commercial Service Network. with four shops located in Utah and Montana.
August 5, 2015
Gates Corporation’s Belt Wear Gauge is a handheld tool designed for serpentine belt inspection.
July 21, 2015
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that this year's Brake Safety Week will take place from Sept. 6 - 12.
May 11, 2015
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.
May 5, 2015
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, has introduced a compressed natural gas (CNG) inspection services program for CNG-powered vehicle fleets, the refuse truck body manufacturer announced.
April 15, 2015
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced that its 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place from June 2 to 4.
March 4, 2015
Mitsubishi Fuso showed off enhancements to its 2016 lineup of trucks at the NTEA Work Truck Show aimed at improving driver operability and lowering cost of ownership.
February 6, 2015
Law enforcement officers ticketed non commercial drivers ten times more often than truckers during Operation Safe Driver mobilization week from Oct. 19-25.
January 14, 2015
Senior Editor Tom Berg tries to warn a driver of a burning brake, but without success. Moral: Check the equipment you're driving.
January 5, 2015
Bad components and adjustment caused inspectors to place a higher percentage of trucks out of service during 2014's Brake Safety Week than during the '13 event, says the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.
December 9, 2014
As soon as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration publishes the final rule, probably on December 18, truck drivers will no longer have to file inspection reports when there are no defects in the truck.
November 19, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration estimates it will post the final electronic logging mandate next September.
November 7, 2014
The commercial vehicle safety inspection station on southbound Interstate 83 in Parkton, Md., has been reopened for service for the first time since early 2013. The facility is located between Baltimore and the Pennsylvania state line.
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