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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 […]

Kelli’s C.R.U.S.A.D.E. is on a Mission to Save Lives

By |November 28th, 2017|

Over the past two years, Drive Team, has had the honor and privilege of working with a local non-profit organization out of Medina County called Kelli’s C.R.U.S.A.D.E.

Kelli’s C.R.U.S.A.D.E. is on a mission to save as many lives as possible on our roads through proper education, road improvements, and creating awareness across our communities.  The foundation […]

Teen Driving Facts and Statistics 2017

By |October 13th, 2017|

As a parent, handing over the keys to your teen driver for the first time can be a scary task. As you watch your teen pull out of the driveway to head out on their own, you can only hope he or she will be responsible and keep in mind everything they learned in their […]

Nationwide Week-Long Enforcement Spree Begins Oct. 15

By |October 10th, 2017|

Truck drivers should prepare for increased scrutiny by law enforcement later this month as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will embark upon its annual Operation Safe Driver Week, aimed at combating unsafe driving behaviors by truckers and passenger car drivers.

The annual enforcement blitz is scheduled for the week of Oct. 15-21. Officers will be looking […]

Inspectors Issued Nearly 15,000 Out-of-Service Orders in June Roadcheck

By |August 29th, 2017|

North American truck and bus inspectors placed more than 12,000 vehicles out-of-service during their 72-hour Roadcheck enforcement blitz held June 6-8. Another nearly 3,000 drivers were placed out-of-service during the week-long event.

Enforcers in sum conducted 62,013 inspections. Of those, 19.4 percent (12,030) resulted in a vehicle out-of-service order, and 4.7 percent (2,940) resulted in a […]