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Almost 5,000 Commercial Motor Vehicles Found with Critical Brake Violations during Brake Safety Week

By |November 14th, 2018|

Back in September during Brake Safety Week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducted roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) as a mean to identify and remove CMVs with critical brake violations from the roadways. Because properly functioning brake systems are crucial to safe CMV operation, the goal of Brake Safety Week is to […]

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week 2018

By |November 2nd, 2018|

Do your employees drive for long hours at a time? Are they on the road late at night or in the wee hours of the morning? If so, there’s a good chance they could be at risk for falling asleep while behind the wheel. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, […]

FMCSA officially delays implementation of Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration rule

By |July 19th, 2018|

Implementation date delayed until June 22, 2021

The implementation date for the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration final rule has been officially delayed for three years, according to a recent interim final rule issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

The compliance date, originally slated for June 22, 2018, has been rescheduled until June 22, 2021. […]

Be Prepared for Operation Safe Driver Week

By |July 12th, 2018|

Traffic enforcement personnel will be watching the roads closely next week for unsafe driving behaviors by both commercial drivers and individual drivers during Operation Safe Driver Week July 15-21, 2018.

This initiative of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) was created to help to reduce the number of crashes, and ultimately, deaths and injuries due to […]

Hours-focused Roadcheck Inspection coming June 5-7

By |May 25th, 2018|

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance‘s annual International Roadcheck, a three-day ramp up of truck and bus enforcement across North America, is scheduled for June 5-7. The year’s focus will be on hours-of-service compliance, says CVSA, due in part to the implementation of the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate.

“The top reason drivers were placed out […]

Everything You Need to Know About Back-Up Cameras and Alarms

By |May 16th, 2018|

Improving Vehicle Safety with Back-Up Cameras and Alarms
Blind spots. Every car on the market has them. Blind spots are those zones around your vehicle where you cannot see what’s near or behind you, even when utilizing the rearview and side view mirrors correctly. Depending on your height, blind spots usually consist of an area of […]

The Science Behind Proper Seating and Mirror Position

By |April 13th, 2018|

You might not think too much about how your car seat and mirrors are positioned on a regular basis. It’s a “set it and forget it” type of thing, right? You purchase the car, adjust the seat to your liking, ensure you can see out of all the mirrors, and then drive off the car […]

Ford Police Explorer SUV Information

By |February 15th, 2018|

Ford is dismissing the need to recall its Ford Explorer SUV despite a growing number of drivers who have reported incidents of dizziness, nausea and vomiting to federal regulators, who are conducting an active investigation into the complaints.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed its investigation into Ford Explorer model years 2011 to 2017 is […]

Steps to Protect Your Company from the Effects of Impaired Driving

By |December 18th, 2017|

A motor vehicle crash occurs every 5 seconds according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). And every 12 minutes someone dies in a vehicle crash – the majority of which occur during the normal workday commute.

Motor vehicle crashes can cost an employer an average of $16,500, and on-the-job crash that results in an […]

How to Talk with Your Teen about Impaired Driving

By |December 18th, 2017|

Many teens have a tendency to feel invincible, like nothing bad will happen, especially newly licensed ones. When you haven’t been in any type of motor vehicle crash before, it’s easy to think that car crashes only happen to other drivers.  As a parent it’s hard not to worry about the decisions they’ll make once […]