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.
Approximately 12 percent of vehicles were placed out of service with brake violations.
CVSA awarded Ryan Chang of Honolulu, Hawaii; Sarah Abbott of Sterling, Va.; and Morgan Higgins of Egg Harbor Township, N.J., with $1,000 scholarships each to attend the college of their choice.
CVSA also transitioned to a more streamlined, better-functioning association management system.
CVSA invites 2014 Annual Conference attendees to participate in the upcoming Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technology Forum on Sept. 17 in Buffalo, New York.
During the three-day event, special emphasis will be placed on hazardous materials/dangerous goods regulatory compliance.
More than 450 government officials, enforcement and industry members attended this year’s CVSA Workshop in Los Angeles, California.
More than 400 entries were submitted for this year’s art contest which was open to children ages 5-12.
In recognition of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, the CVSA will kick off the month on May 1 in Washington, D.C., with demonstrations to youth safety leaders on how to drive safely around large trucks and buses.
On April 29, 2014, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent Congress a multi-year surface transportation reauthorization proposal, the GROW AMERICA Act. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) states the following regarding the reauthorization proposal: “We commend the department for putting forth their Reauthorization proposal. We are reviewing it to see how it fits with CVSA’s priorities… Read more »
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Law enforcement officers pulled over 74,765 commercial and passenger vehicle drivers during 2013 Operation Safe Driver mobilization week, nearly triple the 26,487 stopped during last year’s event.
Law enforcement agencies across North America will conduct brake-system inspections on large trucks and buses to identify out-of-adjustment brakes, brake-system and anti-lock braking system violations.
CVSA President Maj. Jay Thompson with the Arkansas Highway Police provided testimony on behalf of enforcement to the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security.
As an active member of the CMV Safety Belt Partnership, CVSA attended the “Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest awards ceremony at the U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters in Washington, D.C., on June 24, 2016.
Scheider’s Bob Wyatt has driven for 51 years and nearly 5 million miles without a crash.
CVSA awarded $500 scholarships to Erin Sumfleth,Taylor Jarrett, Jasper Winters, Alexis Miller, Allison Rivett and Desiree Schippers to attend the college of their choice.
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Inspectors throughout North America inspect large trucks and buses as part of the International Roadcheck annual three-day enforcement event.
Law enforcement officers pulled over 21,012 commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers during CVSA’s 2015 Operation Safe Driver Week.