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Do You Have A Rear Impact Guard?

Rear impact guards or underride guards help reduce the number of preventable deaths and injuries caused by underride crashes.They also improve motor carrier and passenger motor vehicle safety. The Stop Underrides Act of 2017 amended federal transportation law to require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to mandate the installation of rear underride guards that meet […]

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ARE YOUR BRAKES PROPERLY ADJUSTED?

The CVSA’s Brake Safety Week inspection event is set for September 16 to 22. The goal is to identify and remove CMV’s with critical brake violations from roadways and to call attention to the dangers of faulty brake systems. During Brake Safety Week, inspectors will primarily conduct the North American Standard Level 1 inspection. The inspection […]

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Vehicle List Page In The OCC Portal Has Been Updated

We’ve added new features to the Vehicle List page Additional Column Added We have added a new column called Fault Description. This column shows the fault code and a brief description of the fault. The colored dot next to the fault description matches the fault severity type. If the fault is active, the font will be bolded. […]

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The Truth About Distracted Driving

It’s not just electronic devices that cause distractions. Distractions come in many forms. VISUAL Looking at something other than the road in front of you. (Tip: Set-up your GPS before driving) AUDITORY Hearing loud or common sounds. (Tip: Change your phone settings to Silent Mode before driving) PHYSICAL Manipulating something other than the steering wheel. (Tip: […]

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Self Service In The OCC Portal Has Been Updated

Easy to Use Location Hierarchy, Watch Lists and Profile Here are some highlights:   Create nested locations up to 5 levels deep Create locations and watch lists – all from the same place Select your parent company and see locations on the left panel See your access to locations at a glance Bold locations – […]

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CVSA ROADCHECK STARTS TOMORROW!

HOURS OF SERVICE IS THE FOCUS This year’s International Roadcheck will focus on Hours of Service. For a summary of the FMCSA’s Hours of Service Regulations, click here. LEVEL-1 INSPECTIONS WILL BE PERFORMED Level-1 inspections are the most thorough of the CVSA inspections and include a 37-step procedure that inspects the vehicle as well as […]

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