RoadCheck 2017  is June 6th to 8th

As you may have heard, there is an upcoming annual road safety event called RoadCheck 2017. Each year the CVSA involves professionals to assist in an international road safety check. This is to make sure that motorists are abiding by important safety requirements. This year special emphasis will be placed on cargo securement. Today we will be giving some information on this national event to bring more awareness to the movement, and help you be more prepared for the event when it occurs.

According to the CVSA’s official website – “The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Over a 72-hour period, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and their drivers.”

North American Standard Level 1

Inspectors will be conducting the North American Standard Level 1 inspection. According to the CVSA’s standards, is the most thorough of inspections. This inspection is considered more particular due to the requirement to follow rigorous guidelines and pay close attention to detail upon inspection. Each annual road check follows its own special spotlighted ‘common safety violation category’,  this year’s focus being Cargo Securement Requirements. The inspection will include a full vehicle function inspection, a driver inspection. This includes your license, hours of service and all other potentially important documents. They will pay close attention to the annually targeted awareness category, this year is cargo securement.

In conclusion , this year’s safety road check for 2017 is occurring on June 6th to 8th. It will focus emphasis on cargo securement safety protocol during their vehicle inspections. You may find more information on the specifics of this important event, including what to look out for on cargo securement requirements, structured on the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s official webpage (CVSA.org). We sincerely hope this article has provided you with sufficient information and sourcing on this important upcoming safety inspection event. We wish you safe and happy travels for the remainder of this workweek.

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Sources: CVSA.org