Purpose, Mission, Vision, Goals and Values


[We believe] Collaboration between government and industry improves road safety and saves lives.


[So we] Improve commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement by providing guidance, education and advocacy for enforcement and industry across North America. 


[In order] To be recognized as the North American leader in commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement.


  • Prevent commercial motor vehicle crashes, injuries and fatalities throughout North America.
  • Increase the credibility and reputation of CVSA as the leader on commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement.
  • Realize the synergy between commercial motor vehicle enforcement/government agencies and the motor carrier industry.


  • Integrity – Providing our members and partners with the basis for trust, accountability, transparency and respect.
  • Professionalism – Consistently developing the highest level of competence, work ethic, responsiveness, openness to new ideas, efficiency and continuous self-improvement.
  • Leadership – To inspire, influence, guide and support our members and partners in the pursuit of our mission.
  • Teamwork – Valuing people working together to achieve common goals and partnerships to achieve uniformity and enhance our effectiveness.