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The Machine Behind the Wheel

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

How safe are Canada’s trucks? And what do we do about the ones that aren’t?

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Close, but No Cigar

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Compliance with Cargo Securement standards is improving, but the same old problems continue to plague the industry.

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BRAKE ADJUSTMENT: SHOCKING DRIVER STUDY

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A CVSA study shows a tiny percentage of drivers understand brake adjustment.

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BRAKE ADJUSTMENT: SHOCKING DRIVER STUDY

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A CVSA study shows a tiny percentage of drivers understand brake adjustment.

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Increase in Out-of-Service Brake Violations ‘Troubling’

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GREENBELT, MD. – Brake related out-of-service violations have increased over last year, reports CVSA.

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AIR BRAKE ADJUSTMENT DRIVER SURVEY

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

A CVSA study in 2003 revealed that only a tiny proportion of drivers — less than 1% — fully understands air-brake principles and procedures.

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Safety at forefront of Manitoba seminar

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Trucking Association recently teamed up with the Motor Carrier Division of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation to help promote safety for the province’s truckers.

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CARGO SECURITY

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ATA publishes Practical Cargo Securement: Guidelines for Drivers, Carriers and Shippers

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Drivers wise up for Roadcheck 2008

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The latest round of roadside inspection blitzes saw the lowest rate of out-of-service vehicles in two decades.

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BEAT THE HEAT: PREPARING FOR AN INSPECTION BLITZ

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Whether you’re motivated by threat of a fine or a desire to run safe, check your
brakes. From the July/August 2002 issue.

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Checked Your Brakes This Week? You’d better

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — Beginning this week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, through its North American enforcement affiliates, will be cracking down on trucks with suspect brakes.