How safe are Canada’s trucks? And what do we do about the ones that aren’t?
Compliance with Cargo Securement standards is improving, but the same old problems continue to plague the industry.
A CVSA study shows a tiny percentage of drivers understand brake adjustment.
GREENBELT, MD. – Brake related out-of-service violations have increased over last year, reports CVSA.
A CVSA study in 2003 revealed that only a tiny proportion of drivers — less than 1% — fully understands air-brake principles and procedures.
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.
ATA publishes Practical Cargo Securement: Guidelines for Drivers, Carriers and Shippers
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The latest round of roadside inspection blitzes saw the lowest rate of out-of-service vehicles in two decades.
Whether you’re motivated by threat of a fine or a desire to run safe, check your
brakes. From the July/August 2002 issue.
OTTAWA — Beginning this week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, through its North American enforcement affiliates, will be cracking down on trucks with suspect brakes.