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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

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.

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’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 Announces 2014 Academic Scholarship Recipients

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.