The app contains the out-of-service criteria, inspection bulletins, real-life photo examples of vehicle and hazardous materials/dangerous goods violations, access to the CVSA Learning portal for online training, inspection procedures, operational policies, inspection and educational videos, brochures, and more.
The CVSA Board of Directors voted to offer this year’s CVSA Workshop virtually. The workshop is a CVSA event where the commercial motor vehicle law enforcement community, government officials and the motor carrier industry work together in support of the Alliance’s mission.
Terry Kummer joined CVSA on Jan. 11, 2021, as its new director of crash data and investigation standards. He will be responsible for developing and managing a uniform standard for conducting commercial motor vehicle crash investigations and collecting and reporting crash data.
CVSA set May 4-6 as the dates for this year’s International Roadcheck. Over that 72-hour period, commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S. will conduct inspections on commercial motor vehicles and drivers.
Jake Elovirta joined CVSA on Jan. 4, 2021, as its new director of enforcement programs. He will be responsible for developing and managing the Alliance’s traffic enforcement safety programs, projects and training.
More than 50,000 North American Standard Level I, II, III and V Inspections were conducted throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S. during 2020 International Roadcheck. The overall vehicle out-of-service rate in North America, for Level I, II and V Inspections combined, was 20.9%.
CVSA is looking to recognize an exceptional professional commercial motor vehicle driver through the International Driver Excellence Award. This annual award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond the performance of their duties as a commercial motor vehicle driver.
The 2020 North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum has been canceled. The 2021 Cooperative Hazardous Materials Development (COHMED) Conference will be offered virtually on Jan. 25-28, 2021. And CVSA/FMCSA Data Quality and Systems Training will be a virtual training event offered March 1-5, 2021.
During this year’s Brake Safety Week, 12% of the 43,565 commercial motor vehicles inspected were placed out of service for brake-related violations. Inspectors from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. removed 5,156 commercial motor vehicles from roadways due to brake violations.
CVSA released a new stop-motion video envisioning the future of commercial motor vehicle safety technology, inspections and enforcement. This four-minute video takes the viewer to a future – near and far – that’s safer for all road users.