Roadcheck 2013 begins today. This year’s Roadcheck is scheduled for June 4-6.
Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement campaign on trucks and buses. Each year, more than 1,000 trucks and buses are inspected each hour, for a 72-hour time period.
Inspection stations are set up throughout North America, from Canada to Mexico.
Last year, 74, 072 trucks and buses were inspected. A historically low number of trucks and drivers were placed out of service: 22.4% of trucks and 3.9% of drivers were placed OOS.
Roadcheck 2012 focused on braking systems and HOS.
Roadcheck 2012 Facts:
74,072 CMVs were inspected
625 passenger carrying vehicles were inspected.
15.6% of Hazmat trucks and 2.3% of Hazmat drivers were placed OOS.
27,000 CVSA decals were issued to trucks with no violations.
- Operating Vehicle Not Having The Required Operable Lamps
- No/Defective Lighting Devices/Reflective Devices/Projected
- Tire—Other Tread Depth Less Than 2/32 Of Inch
- Oil And/Or Grease Leak
- Clamp/Roto-Chamber Type Brake(S) Out Of Adjustment
- Inspection/Repair And Maintenance Parts And Accessories
- Operating A CMV Without Periodic Inspection
- No/Discharged/Unsecured Fire Extinguisher
- Failing To Secure Brake Hose/Tubing Against Mechanical Damage
- Inoperative Turn Signal
Source: JJ Keller