Forty-five jurisdictions took part in this year’s Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative, with participation from 3,020 individual law enforcement officers/troopers/inspectors.
Operation Safe Driver Week Is July 9-15
This weeklong driver safety traffic enforcement and awareness campaign aims to identify unsafe drivers, deter dangerous driving behaviors and prompt positive driving habits through officer interactions with drivers.
Inspectors Remove More Than 750 Commercial Motor Vehicles with Brake Violations from Roadways During CVSA’s Unannounced Brake Safety Day
Inspectors found brake-related critical vehicle inspection items on 11.3% of the vehicles inspected.
International Roadcheck Is Underway
International Roadcheck is an annual high-volume, high-visibility vehicle and driver safety compliance campaign.
CVSA’s 2023 Out-of-Service Criteria Now in Effect
The federal regulations, together with CVSA’s out-of-service criteria, provide the standards that drivers, motor carriers and law enforcement personnel use to ensure the commercial motor vehicles and drivers operating on North America’s roadways are safe and compliant.
Today is the Start of CVSA’s Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative in Mexico
Mexico’s Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation has prioritized participating in this annual educational and outreach effort. Its goals are to raise awareness, provide training and disseminate information about human trafficking identification and prevention to commercial motor vehicle drivers, administrative staff, public servants and the general public.
CVSA Opens Nominations for 2023 International Driver Excellence Award
The Alliance is pleased to announce that it has increased the monetary award amount for the IDEA winner, doubling it from the previous amount of $2,500, to $5,000 this year.
New 2023 CVSA Out-of-Service Criteria Now Available in the App
The app contains the out-of-service criteria; inspection bulletins; real-life photo examples of vehicle, cargo securement and hazardous materials/dangerous goods violations; inspection procedures; operational policies; access to the CVSA Learning portal; and more.
International Roadcheck Is May 16-18 with Emphasis on ABS and Cargo Securement
International Roadcheck is a high-visibility, high-volume 72-hour inspection and enforcement event where CVSA-certified inspectors in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and drivers at weigh/inspection stations, designated inspection areas and along roadways.
Today is the Start of CVSA’s Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative in Canada
This week, Canadian law enforcement jurisdictions will track human trafficking awareness and outreach activities and submit that data to the Alliance.
CVSA’s Deputy Executive Director Adrienne Gildea Named MCSAC Vice Chair
Adrienne Gildea, CVSA’s deputy executive director, has been selected to serve as vice chair of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.
CVSA Now Accepting Applications for College Scholarship Awards
CVSA is now accepting college scholarship applications from high school seniors who will graduate this year and attend college as a freshman in the fall for the 2023-2024 school year.
CVSA Continues to Support U.S. DOT’s National Roadway Safety Strategy
As we commemorate the one-year anniversary of the National Roadway Safety Strategy’s launch, CVSA remains committed to eliminating crashes, fatalities and injuries on our highways, roads and streets.
Today is the Start of CVSA’s Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative in the U.S.
This week, CVSA law enforcement jurisdictions in the U.S. will track human trafficking awareness and outreach activities and events, and submit that data to the Alliance. CVSA will gather the information and report the results this summer.
CVSA Receives $5 Million State CMV Enforcement Training and Support Grant
On Jan. 3, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it awarded CVSA with a $5 million Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Training and Support Grant/Cooperative Agreement to train and certify law enforcement individuals to conduct commercial motor vehicle safety activities, such as inspections, investigations, audits, traffic enforcement, etc.
Canada’s ELD Progressive Enforcement Period Changes Jan. 1
Effective Jan. 1, 2023, inspectors and roadside enforcement personnel in Canadian provinces and territories may begin documenting electronic logging device (ELD) violations and issuing citations to commercial motor vehicle drivers operating vehicles without a Canadian-compliant ELD.