Putting techs at risk

Drivers in need of on-road service need to consider a tech’s safety

Driver attitudes towards emergency road service have definitely changed since the introduction of Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA). In the past, most operators would limp to the next truck stop or rest area so they could get some time in the sleeper while they waited for the technician to fix the tire(s). But it seems like the increased attention on vehicle maintenance by enforcement officials has caused drivers to just pull over whenever they become aware of a tire problem.

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