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Record Low Out-of-Service Numbers Hit During Roadcheck

September 30, 2015 by sehui

GREENBELT, MD — The annual North American-wide truck inspection blitz held this past summer produced the lowest out-of-service rates on record when it comes to the toughest vehicle and driver inspections. According to numbers released Tuesday by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, which organizes the annual International Roadcheck, there were 69,472 total truck and bus inspections June 2-4.

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Ontario Truck Inspector Recognized as a Top Safety Officer

August 17, 2015 by sehui

ST. LOUIS, MO — Ontario’s reputation for having some of the most stringently enforced commercial vehicle regulations in North American lived up to a test last week, as one of its inspectors took home top honors in a contest.

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Attention Truckers: Brake Inspections Ahead

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – Truck and bus drivers from Mexico to Canada, get ready to have your brakes inspected.

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Trucks Now Pre-Inspected at Peace Bridge Crossing

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

FORT ERIE, ON – Canadian and U.S. officials today announced the start of a one year truck pre-inspection pilot project at the Peace Bridge crossing from Fort Erie, ON to Buffalo, NY.

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PIC 2.0: Alberta re-launches improved carrier compliance program

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

EDMONTON — It’s back. And now that Alberta’s one-of-a-kind Partners in Compliance (PIC) program has been given a real shot to succeed, its rescuers are already working on exporting it to the rest of Canada and the U.S.

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SPECIAL REPORT: AG blasts MTO truck enforcement; OBAC questions priorities

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — Despite spending over $35 million on truck enforcement in 2007-2008, commercial vehicle inspections in Ontario have dropped by 34 percent since 2003, according to the 2008 Auditor General’s Report.

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2010 out-of-service criteria update released

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON — The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance released its annual updated American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria for 2010.