CVSA’s Brake Safety Week Scheduled for Aug. 25-31

Brake Safety Week is a commercial motor vehicle and driver inspection and regulatory compliance enforcement initiative, a brake-safety awareness and outreach opportunity, and a brake-related inspection and violation data-collection project.

CVSA’s International Roadcheck Is Underway

Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations to spotlight certain aspects of the inspection process. This year, the focus is on tractor protection systems and alcohol and controlled substance possession/use.

CVSA’s 2024 Out-of-Service Criteria Now in Effect

Certified commercial motor vehicle enforcement personnel utilize the out-of-service criteria to determine whether or not drivers or vehicles present an imminent hazard and should be placed out of service. 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 professional drivers operating on North America’s roadways are safe and compliant.

Mexico’s CVSA Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative Is Underway

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 public.

2024 CVSA Out-of-Service Criteria Now Available in the App

The 2024 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria, which take effect on April 1, are now available for purchase through the CVSA Out-of-Service Criteria app. The out-of-service criteria app may be accessed anywhere, anytime via a mobile device. In addition to the out-of-service criteria, the app also contains inspection bulletins, photos… Read more »

Canada’s CVSA Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative Is Underway

This annual awareness and outreach effort aims to educate commercial motor vehicle drivers, motor carriers, law enforcement officers and the general public about the crime of human trafficking, the signs to look for and what to do if you suspect someone is being trafficked.

CVSA’s International Roadcheck Is Scheduled for May 14-16

International Roadcheck is a high-visibility, high-volume commercial motor vehicle inspection and regulatory compliance enforcement initiative that takes place over three days in Canada, Mexico and the United States.

CVSA’s 2024 Out-of-Service Criteria Handbook Now Available for Purchase

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2024 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria spiral-bound handbook is now available for purchase. The North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria are used by certified commercial vehicle safety enforcement personnel to determine if a commercial motor vehicle or driver is considered an imminent hazard and should be placed out of service.… Read more »

CVSA Now Accepting Applications for College Scholarship Awards

The selection committee will review completed applications and select two scholarship award recipients based on the strength of their application and supporting materials, academic performance, volunteer work/community service and extracurricular activities.