Lt. Scott Carnegie is the new president of the Alliance. Sgt. John Samis is CVSA’s vice president. Capt. John Broers was elected by the membership to the position of secretary. Capt. Christopher Turner will now serve his three-year commitment as past president.
More than 700 government officials, enforcement and industry members attended the CVSA Annual Conference and Exhibition Sept. 23-27, 2018, in Kansas City, Missouri.
Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) enforcement personnel patrolled roadways during Operation Safe Driver Week, July 15-21, 2018, to identify CMV drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaged in unsafe driving behaviors. Officers issued 57,405 citations and 87,907 warnings to drivers throughout the week.
As the leading organization managing commercial motor vehicle safety, enforcement and regulatory compliance throughout North America, CVSA created IDEA to recognize the exceptional careers of professional commercial motor vehicle drivers and their commitment to public safety.
This week, Sept. 16-22, CVSA-certified enforcement personnel throughout North America will be conducting roadside inspections, including a thorough investigation of brake systems on commercial motor vehicles, in an effort to call attention to the dangers of improperly installed, poorly maintained or faulty brake systems.
Commercial motor vehicle enforcement personnel throughout Canada and the United States conducted 67,603 roadside inspections on large trucks and buses as part of CVSA’s International Roadcheck inspection and enforcement initiative, June 5-7, 2018.
CVSA will hold its last 2018 Industry Roadside Inspection Course on Driver Requirements in Conley, Georgia, on Oct. 22-26. But don’t worry, more industry training courses will be scheduled for 2019.
The April 1, 2018, North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Handbook and Pictorial is now available for purchase as a downloadable app onto your smart device.
Jeremy Usener of the Texas Department of Public Safety was presented with the Jimmy K. Ammons Grand Champion Award at the first-ever joint awards ceremony of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s North American Inspectors Championship and the American Trucking Associations’ National Truck and Step Van Driving Championship.
During the week of Aug. 27-31, each state’s commercial motor vehicle law enforcement department may select one day of that week to capture data on rear impact guards on trailers and semi-trailers in the United States.