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Check Call: Inspections for all

May 14, 2024

Blitz week has arrived – although it’s not really a week, it’s only three days. May 14-16, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s International Roadcheck takes place throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Typically the CVSA picks one major area of focus each year in addition to the regular inspections. This year it chose two: tractor protection systems and alcohol and controlled substance possession.

Two is a bit ambitious but with good cause.The CVSA stated, “The number of prohibited drivers listed in the U.S. Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (DACH) has been increasing. This alarming trend poses a threat to all motorists who travel on roadways throughout North America.”

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