Roadcheck 2012 Video: Everything You Need To Know

Roadcheck 2012 is scheduled for June 5-7.  Are you ready?

From Canada to Mexico, more than 10,000 CVSA certified inspectors will be inspecting 14 busses and trucks every minute for 72 hours. More than 1,500 inspection stations will be set up throughout North America.

More than 1 million truck and bus inspections have been performed since the program’s inception in 1988.

According to the CVSA,

ROADCHECK 2011 FACT OVERVIEW

Driver results for the vehicle types were as follows:

All inspections: 95.8 percent of drivers passed, and 4.2 percent were placed out of service (4.4 percent were out of service in 2010).

All Level I inspections: 96.3 percent of drivers passed, and 3.7 percent were placed out of service (3.7 percent were out of service in 2010).

HazMat: 97.5 percent of drivers passed, and 2.5 percent were placed out of service (2.5 percent were out of service in 2010).

Passenger carrying vehicles: 97.4 percent of drivers passed, and 2.6 percent were placed out of service in 2011 (3.6 percent were placed out of service in 2010).

Vehicle results were as follows:

All inspections: 80.7 percent of vehicles passed, and 19.3 percent were placed out of service (20.0 percent were out of service in 2010).

All Level I inspections: 77.2 percent of vehicles passed, and 22.8 percent were placed out of service (23.3 percent were out of service in 2010).

HazMat: 82.1 percent of vehicles passed the inspection, and 17.9 percent were placed out of service (16.3 percent were out of service in 2010).

Passenger carrying vehicles: 91.3 percent of vehicles passed the inspection, and 8.7 percent were placed out of service (9.0 percent were out of service in 2010).

Drivers, pay special attention to your logs, brakes and lamps.  For more details about what CVSA inspectors cited trucks for, check out “Roadcheck 2102 is Coming, Are You Ready For It?”

CDL Life interviewed veteran driver, Johnny Bova, who showed us what inspectors will be looking for during the Roadcheck.

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