Everything you need to know about the impact of the new regulation on Canadian truck and bus fleets.
Driver Vehicle Inspection Report
Driver vehicle inspection personal safety, and that of the motoring public that you share the highway with, is clearly the most important reason to inspect your commercial motor vehicle.
A vehicle defect found during a pre-trip inspection at a motor carrier’s terminal could save you and your fleet down the road. This includes a breakdown at roadside that will cost time and dollars, or even worse – a crash.
This year’s International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Entering its 30th year, International Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program of commercial motor vehicles in the world! According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), there will be a special focus on cargo securement during roadside inspections. What do you need to know and how can you prepare to pass an inspection? Check out our cargo securement tips!
It’s almost here! The 2017 International Roadcheck program will take place June 6-8, 2017, with a focus on cargo securement. The International Roadcheck is the largest planned commercial motor vehicle (CMV) enforcement program across the globe. It’s estimated that 17 trucks are inspected every minute in the US, Canada, and Mexico during this 3 day period!
Just like breakfast is the most important meal of the day, your pre-trip inspection is the cornerstone to operating a healthy vehicle. The reasons for having a healthy vehicle should be obvious. It ensures the safety of not just the driver, but also everyone else on the road.
As a driver, you are required by law to inspect your truck and trailer before the start of your shift and once within every 24 hours while on the road. It is the driver’s responsibility to ensure the vehicle is safe for operation and is free from defects.
The benefits of using the FMCSA’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) to improve your fleet’s safety ranking and DOT profile.
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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck will take place on June 4-6 this year. Over the 3-day period period, CVSA Inspectors at Truck Inspection Stations, Lay-By’s and other locations throughout North America will conduct inspections on commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and drivers.
There has been a lot of mixed feedback from the field with regards to the ELD adoption. Some love it, some hate it, some are trying to keep their heads above the water. The response from fleets on the subject of the ELD rule-making highly depends on the carrier, the hauling destination, and the type of business.
Given a warning: not having my trailer plate number on top of the daily log and the inspection portion. Am I required to do that?
We have been notified by DOT inspectors in Northern Ontario that we are required to have the trailer plate number in the top of our Elog and not only in the inspection portion. We received a warning and were told that the next time it will be a $385.00 fine. Would you be able to please clarify?
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