Operation Safe Driver Week Starts Today

Throughout the week, enforcement personnel will identify and issue warnings and/or citations to drivers exhibiting unsafe driving behaviors on our roadways.

CVSA Transitions to New Leadership for 2017-2018

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.

CVSA Holds its 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition

On Sept. 17-21, 2017, CVSA held its Annual Conference and Exhibition in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. Approximately 300 government officials, enforcement and industry members attended the conference in support of the Alliance’s mission to improve commercial motor vehicle safety and uniformity throughout North America.

CVSA Prepares for December 2017 ELD Implementation; Announces April 1, 2018, Effective Date for Out-of-Service Criteria Related to ELD Rule

Starting on Dec. 18, 2017, inspectors and roadside enforcement personnel will begin documenting 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. Beginning April 1, 2018, inspectors will start placing commercial motor vehicle drivers out of service if their vehicle is not equipped with the required device.

CVSA Releases 2017 International Roadcheck Results

Commercial motor vehicle enforcement personnel in Canada and the United States conducted more than 62,000 driver and vehicle safety inspections on large trucks and buses during the CVSA’s 30th annual International Roadcheck, June 6-8, 2017. 23 percent of vehicles and 4.2 percent of drivers that received Level I Inspections were placed out of service.

CVSA’s Brake Safety Day is Sept. 7, 2017

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, is Brake Safety Day, an enforcement and compliance campaign where law enforcement agencies across North America will conduct inspections on large trucks and buses to identify out-of-adjustment brakes, and brake-system and antilock braking system (ABS) violations as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Airbrake Program. The goal of… Read more »

Law Enforcement, Regulators and Safety Community Receive Valuable Hazmat Training at 2017 COHMED Conference

More than 200 representatives from the hazmat community attended the COHMED Conference, where the federal, state, provincial, territorial and local agencies responsible for regulating and enforcing the safe transportation of hazardous materials and dangerous goods, along with a number of industry stakeholders, participate in advanced-level technical sessions and training.