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Roadcheck inspection blitz rescheduled for Sept. 9-11

International Roadcheck is happening after all this year. In March, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced it was postponing its annual International Roadcheck because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. CVSA today announced it has rescheduled International Roadcheck for Sept. 9-11. International Roadcheck is what the CVSA calls “a 72-hour high-volume, high-visibility inspection and enforcement initiative”…

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Brake Safety Week is Set for Aug. 23-29

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week will proceed as scheduled, Aug. 23-29. Enforcement officials will inspect commercial motor vehicles throughout the week and vehicles found to have critical out-of-service brake violations, or other critical vehicle out-of-service inspection item violations, will be restricted from traveling until those violations are corrected. Vehicles that pass…

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Are you Ready for Roadcheck 2020?

The CVSA’s first enforcement event of the year began on Sunday with Safe Driver Week. This will be followed by Brake Safety Week in August and Roadcheck later this year. With so many enforcement events on the horizon, now is the time to make sure that your drivers and trucks are safe and ready to…

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Are You Ready for Safe Driver Week?

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has confirmed that Operation Safe Driver Week will proceed as planned this year, with enforcement scheduled for July 12-18, 2020. “It’s essential that this enforcement initiative, which focuses on identifying and deterring unsafe driving behaviors, such as speeding, go on as scheduled,” said CVSA President Sgt. John Samis with the…

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Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day is the day that’s set aside to remember with gratitude and pride all those who served and died for our country, and our freedom. May your day be filled with memories and peace. GOD BLESS AMERICA.

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Trucking Adjusts in Cities Hit Hardest by the Coronavirus

Fleet operations have had to be nimble to navigate amid disruptions caused by the novel coronavirus, particularly in hard-hit cities such as New York, San Francisco, New Orleans and Detroit. Recent data from predictive analytics firm FourKites Inc. showed a drop in load volumes for consumer goods, food and packaging destined for those hard-hit areas…

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CVSA: Roadcheck Will be Postponed

After their announcement a few weeks ago that Roadcheck would continue as scheduled, the CVSA has decided to postpone their annual enforcement event.  The 72-hour, annual event was scheduled to take place from May 5 to May 7, 2020. The postponement comes as the COVID-19 outbreak worsens in the country. It is the first time…

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Hands-free mobile device law takes effect Feb. 23

Effective Feb. 23, Massachusetts law will prohibit operators of motor vehicles from using any electronic device, including mobile phones, unless the device is used in hands-free mode. You can download a short overview to print here. Drivers who are 18 and over Can only use electronic devices and mobile phones in hands-free mode and are…

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National Distracted Driving Enforcement Mobilization

April 6-13, 2020 Distracted Driving PreventionApril is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and, in support of this traffic safety initiative, NHTSA will be kicking off its annual “U Text. U Drive. U Pay.” national high visibility enforcement campaign to prevent distracted driving. Additionally, NHTSA has developed a robust social media strategy designed to raise public…

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SAFETY ON THE SPOT: HEADLIGHTS

Headlights have two purposes—to help you see where you’re going; to help everyone else, in a vehicle or on foot, to see you. Using headlights at night is obvious, but when else should they be on? If your vehicle is not equipped with daytime running lights, here are a few other occasions when the extra…

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The Vehicle Safety Technology Paradox: Don’t Forget, You’re the One in Control

If advanced-driver-assist system (ADAS) technologies are installed on all vehicles, it can potentially prevent more than 2.7 million crashes, 1.1 million injuries and nearly 9,500 deaths each year according to a report by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. However, it also warns that many drivers are unaware of the current safety limitations. The AAA Foundation…

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Happy Thanksgiving

We’re thankful for all of our customers/and our Drivers! Thank you for being a part of our journey this year.

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