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.
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.
On Dec. 7, 2017, the CVSA Board of Directors voted to add new Inspection Bulletins and approved updates to existing Inspection Bulletins.
CVSA is proud to announce the release of its new online learning management system, a new training tool available to all CVSA members.
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.
Enforcement personnel issued warnings/citations to more than 59,000 commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers for unsafe driving behaviors on our roadways as part of Operation Safe Driver Week, Oct. 15-21, 2017.
On Sept. 7, 2017, enforcement personnel conducted 7,698 inspections on commercial motor vehicles as part of Brake Safety Day. Fourteen percent of the vehicles inspected were placed out of service for brake-related violations.
Throughout the week, enforcement personnel will identify and issue warnings and/or citations to drivers exhibiting unsafe driving behaviors on our roadways.
Capt. Christopher Turner of the Kansas Highway Patrol is the new president of the Alliance. Capt. Scott Carnegie of the Mississippi Highway Patrol is CVSA’s vice president. Sgt. John Samis of the Delaware State Police was elected by the membership to the position of secretary.
President Donald Trump announced that he intends to nominate Raymond P. Martinez of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to serve as the next administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.