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CVSA Returns to Portland, the Birthplace of the Alliance, for its 2018 CVSA Workshop

More than 500 enforcement personnel, government officials and industry representatives attended the CVSA Workshop, April 8-12, 2018. At the CVSA Workshop, transportation safety stakeholders worked together to improve commercial motor vehicle and driver safety, regulatory compliance and enforcement throughout North America.

Drivers Operating a CMV Without an ELD Will Be Placed Out of Service

Starting April 1, 2018, property-carrying commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers operating their vehicle without a required registered electronic logging device or a grandfathered automatic on-board recording device will be placed out of service for 10 hours; passenger-carrying CMV drivers will be placed out of service for 8 hours.

Advanced Hazmat Training Offered at 2018 COHMED Conference

More than 200 individuals involved in the regulation, enforcement and safety of transporting hazardous materials and dangerous goods attended the COHMED Conference, Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2018, in Garden Grove, California.

Scott Hernandez Joins CVSA as Director of Crash Standards and Analysis

As director of crash standards and analysis, Hernandez manages the Alliance’s CMV crash data quality efforts, and adapts and integrates law enforcement training concepts and principles to achieve optimum performance of CVSA’s CMV crash analysis initiatives.

CVSA Updates, Adds Inspection Bulletins

On Dec. 7, 2017, the CVSA Board of Directors voted to add new Inspection Bulletins and approved updates to existing Inspection Bulletins.

ELD Mandate Goes into Effect; Inspectors Begin Documenting ELD Violations

Starting Dec. 18, 2017, inspectors and roadside enforcement personnel throughout the United States will begin documenting ELD violations on roadside inspection reports and, at the jurisdiction’s discretion, will issue citations to commercial motor vehicle drivers operating vehicles without a compliant ELD.