As director of roadside inspection program, Wirachowsky will serve as the primary resource and expert on roadside enforcement and inspection issues for headquarters staff, CVSA membership, the media, industry, the general public, government agencies and other internal/external stakeholders.
Bill Reese Joins CVSA as Director of COHMED Program
Bill has been a member of the law enforcement community for more than 32 years and has more than 26 years of experience related specifically to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.
CVSA Releases 2016 Operation Safe Driver Week Results
Enforcement officials issued warnings/citations to 20,648 CMV drivers and private passenger-vehicle drivers for unsafe driving behaviors.
CVSA Releases 2016 Brake Safety Week Results
Inspectors reported 13.2 percent of inspections with out-of-service brake violations and 14.8 percent of inspections with non-brake related out-of-service violations, each inclusive of some with violations in both categories.
CVSA Releases 2016 International Roadcheck Results
Of all inspections, the top out-of-service vehicle violations were related to brake adjustment and brake system conditions. The top driver out-of-service violations were for hours-of-service and false log violations
Increased Traffic Enforcement During Operation Safe Driver Week Aims to Combat Unsafe Driving Behaviors
CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week is this week, Oct. 16-22, 2016. There will be heightened traffic safety enforcement and education aimed at combating unsafe driving behaviors by commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger-vehicle drivers.
CVSA Supports ‘Road to Zero’ Partnership
CVSA participated in a coalition conference with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Safety Council (NSC) aimed at identifying countermeasures and behavior-change strategies to meet the nationwide goal of zero traffic fatalities.
CVSA Transitions to New Leadership for 2016-2017
Julius Debuschewitz is the new president of the Alliance, Capt. Christopher Turner is CVSA’s vice president, Capt. Scott Carnegie was elected by the membership to the position of secretary and Maj. Jay Thompson is now the Alliance’s immediate past-president.
CVSA Holds its 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition
Approximately 600 government officials, enforcement and industry members attended CVSA’s 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Nominate an Exceptional Driver for CVSA’s International Driver Excellence Award
CVSA launches a new annual award to recognize individuals who go above and beyond the performance of their duties as a CMV driver.
Attend the North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum on Nov. 25 in Montreal
This forum is held to address cargo securement-related issues for potential implementation in an internationally harmonized standard. The forum is open to the industry, enforcement and all interested parties.
Operation Safe Driver Week is Oct. 19-25, 2014
Campaign aims to combat the number of deaths and injuries from crashes involving large trucks and buses and cars.
CVSA Transitions to New Leadership for 2014-2015
CVSAtransitioned to its new leadership for the 2014-2015 term on Sept. 17, 2014, at the Alliance’s 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Buffalo, New York.
2014 Brake Safety Week is Sept. 7-13
During the week-long brake safety campaign, CMV inspectors will conduct brake system inspections on trucks and buses throughout North America to identify out-of-adjustment brakes and brake-system violations.
CVSA Announces the Winners of its 22nd Annual North American Inspectors Championship
This year, the Grand Champion Award was awarded to J.W. Watlington of the Arizona Department of Public Safety. NAIC is the only international event dedicated to recognizing and awarding commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.
CVSA Releases Results from International Roadcheck 2014
CVSA-certified inspectors across North America completed 73,475 truck and bus inspections during the 72-hour enforcement and safety outreach campaign.
CVSA Testifies at Senate Committee Hearing on ‘Opportunities and Challenges for Improving Truck Safety on our Highways’
CVSA Past-President Maj. David Palmer testified on behalf of the Alliance to U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security
CVSA Announces the Winners of its 2016 North American Inspectors Championship
Daniel Voelker of the Arizona Department of Public Safety is the 2016 NAIC Grand Champion.
CVSA’s 2016 Operation Safe Driver Week is Oct. 16-22
Law enforcement agencies will engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement and education aimed at combating unsafe driving behaviors by commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger-vehicle drivers as part of CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week.
CVSA Releases Results from Unannounced Brake Check Day
Approximately 12 percent of vehicles were placed out of service with brake violations.