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Work Zone Safety

August 10, 2021

Summer is here and construction is in full swing, from road construction to new building construction and everything in between. It is important to pay attention and stay safe while traveling through work zones for both you and the crew working these jobs. Protect workers in constructions zones by giving workers extra room, slow down, and be prepared to stop. Avoid all distractions including but not limited to cellphones, CB radio, eating, drinking, GPS, chatting with passengers or playing with the radio. Keep your eyes on the road and be alert to work zone signage and work zone crews. According to Work Zone Safety, 115,000 total crashes happened in work zones in 2019, and 22,000 crashes in work zones were truck-involved....

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Is Your Fleet Prepared for CVSA Brake Safety Week Aug. 22-28th?

Is Your Fleet Prepared for CVSA Brake Safety Week Aug. 22-28th?

July 29, 2021

As summer is passing and fall is around the corner, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week is quickly approaching. Brake Safety Week is set for the week of August 22-28. In order to help your fleet and drivers prepare, here’s what you should know first: During Brake Safety Week, commercial motor vehicle inspectors throughout North America inform motor carriers about the importance of proper brake maintenance and the risks of receiving brake system violations. The CVSA will conduct North American Standard Inspections focusing on brake systems and components with particular attention to hoses/tubing of commercial vehicles identifying vehicles with violations. If any vehicle inspected has a violation identified as an Out-of-Service brake violation, it will be removed off the road until the violation is corrected....

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CVSA Brake Safety Week Has Been Announced for August 23-29th

CVSA Brake Safety Week Has Been Announced for August 23-29th

August 03, 2020

Brake Safety Week is coming up. To help your fleet prepare, here are a few points on brake system safety. Starting August 23rd, law enforcement agencies across North America will be conducting focused Brake System Inspections for Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week....

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Tires, Tires, Tires!

Tires, Tires, Tires!

July 22, 2020

Is tire management a surprise in the transportation industry? Unfortunately, some fleets have a reactive, rather than proactive, approach when it comes to their tires. Their focus is on their core business, until they find themselves on the side of the road deflated with a breakdown. With the cost of tires being around $0.035 to $0.04 per mile, tire management is a must! And the five major components of an effective Tire Management Program are tire analytics, selection of a tire vendor, tire standardization, tire maintenance, and management of the casing program....

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