CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) Roadcheck is one of a series of activities that occur year round whereby CVSA certified inspectors conduct compliance, enforcement and educational initiatives targeted at various elements of motor carrier, vehicle, driver and cargo safety and security.
- Brakes, tires, lights, and every major component of the truck are examined during Roadcheck.
- Roadcheck 2012 emphasized a back-to-the-basics focus, with special attention paid toward braking systems and hours of service, the top ranking violation categories for vehicles and drivers, respectively.
- Roadcheck 2012 conducted a record 74,072 truck and bus inspections. Of those inspections, 48,815 were North American Standard Level 1 inspections – the most comprehensive roadside inspection, of which 22.4 percent of vehicles and 3.9 percent of drivers were placed out of service
- There were about 27,000 CVSA decals issued to vehicles that passed the inspection last year.