Roadside Inspections

Roadside inspection enforcement blitzes are inevitable. This category offers tips from former DOT inspectors, state troopers, and results from past inspections to help carriers and their drivers prevent common violations that put their vehicles out of service.


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Drivewyze's PreClear weigh station bypass network

Drivewyze adds another Canada province to PreClear weigh station bypass network

Nov. 10, 2023
Newfoundland and Labrador join other Canadian provinces and the more than 900 locations across 44 states that offer the weigh station bypass service for safer fleets.
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CVSA releases Brake Safety Week 2023 results

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's Brake Safety Week in August logged 682 brake pad and lining violations and placed 12.6% of inspected vehicles out of service in 2023.
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FMCSA revokes two ELDs

Sept. 15, 2023
Motor carriers using either Falcon ELD or KSK ELD must replace the devices by Nov. 13 or risk being placed out-of-service.
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Experts advise caution as speeding, distracted driving, cargo theft rises on Labor Day weekend

Sept. 1, 2023
Historical data analyzed by Cambridge Mobile Telematics and CargoNet indicates that carriers should exhibit heightened safety awareness this holiday weekend as risks rise.
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How to prepare drivers and technicians for Brake Safety Week

Aug. 21, 2023
Lytx and Bendix share daily, weekly, and monthly tips to help fleets avoid an out-of-service violation during the annual safety event.

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