Roadcheck 2012 – June 5th through 7th
Posted Monday, June 4, 2012
June 5th through 7th will be the annual DOT roadcheck. The following excerpts are from an article on

·      Roadcheck 2012, the three-day, commercial vehicle safety enforcement and education campaign organized annually by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), will be held June 5-7 at locations throughout the country.


·         Last year, nearly 8,000 CVSA and FMCSA certified inspectors at 2,550 locations across North America performed 70,712 truck and bus inspections in 72 hours. Inspectors focused on the North American Standard (NAS) Level I inspection, hours of service logbooks, and household goods (HHG) carriers.


·         Each year, approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors at 1,500 locations across North America perform the truck and bus inspections.


·         During Roadcheck 2011, approximately 16 trucks or buses were inspected, on average, every minute for the 72 hours of the event, from June 7-9, occurring from Canada to Mexico. Drivers were pulled over or directed into weigh stations or other inspection locations and asked to show their commercial driver’s license, medical examiner’s certificate and record of duty status. Brakes, tires, lights and every major safety component of the truck or bus, plus proper load securement were also examined during Roadcheck.


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