2021 Unannounced Brake Safety Day Results
Commercial motor vehicle inspectors in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. conducted 10,091 inspections and placed 1,273 vehicles out of service for brake-related critical vehicle inspection items on May 26. Inspectors tracked and reported this data to CVSA for Brake Safety Day, the Alliance’s unannounced one-day inspection and enforcement initiative focused on brake systems. View the 2021 results press release.
2020 Brake Safety Week Results
During 2020 Brake Safety Week, 12% of the 43,565 commercial motor vehicles inspected were placed out of service for brake-related violations. Inspectors from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. removed 5,156 commercial motor vehicles from roadways due to brake violations. View the 2020 results press release.
2019 Brake Safety Week Results
From Sept. 15-21, 2019, inspectors conducted 34,320 commercial motor vehicle inspections as part of Brake Safety Week and placed 4,626 vehicles out of service after critical brake-related conditions were identified during roadside inspections. View the 2019 results press release.
2019 Unannounced Brake Safety Day Results
Law enforcement members conducted 10,358 commercial motor vehicle inspections focused on identifying brake system violations. Of those inspections, 16.1% of vehicles had brake-related critical vehicle inspection items. Those 1,667 vehicles were placed out of service until the violations could be corrected. View the 2019 results press release.
2018 Brake Safety Week Results
Enforcement personnel in 57 jurisdictions conducted 35,080 inspections on commercial motor vehicles. Inspectors found critical vehicle inspection items in the brake systems of 4,955 (14.1%) of the vehicles inspected and placed those vehicles out of service. View the 2018 results press release.
2018 Unannounced Brake Safety Day Results
Fifty-two U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions conducted 11,531 roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles and removed 1,595 vehicles with brake violations from our roadways on April 25, 2018, as part of CVSA’s unannounced Brake Safety Day enforcement initiative. View the 2018 results press release.
2017 Brake Safety Day Results
On Sept. 7, 2017, enforcement personnel conducted 7,698 inspections on commercial motor vehicles for Brake Safety Day. Fourteen percent of the vehicles inspected were placed out of service for brake-related violations. View the 2017 results press release.
2017 Unannounced Brake Safety Day Results
More than 9,500 commercial motor vehicles were inspected for an unannounced brake safety enforcement event on May 3, 2017. View the 2017 results press release.
2016 Unannounced Brake Check Day Results
CVSA held its annual, unannounced brake check day on May 4, 2016, as part of its Operation Airbrake program. CVSA-certified inspectors in 31 participating U.S. states and Canadian provinces and territories checked brakes on 6,128 commercial motor vehicles. View the 2016 results news release.
2016 Brake Safety Week Results
Inspectors reported 13.2 percent of inspections with out-of-service brake violations. View the 2016 press release.