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Over 12,000 trucks removed from the road during 3 day blitz


The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) says that they removed thousands of trucks from the road during a three day inspection campaign.

This year, the CVSA’s International Roadcheck took place June 4 — 6 in the U.S. and Canada. The special focus this year was on steering and suspension systems.

During the 72 hour effort, the CVSA says that they conducted 67,072 commercial vehicle inspections.

Officers placed 12,019 vehicles out of service for critical violations, making the total vehicle out-of-service rate in the U.S. 17.7%. Additionally, 2,784 drivers were taken out of service for various violations. The CVSA says that the U.S. driver out of service rate was 4.4%.

You can view the top 10 vehicle out-of-service conditions below.

You can also view the top driver out-of-service conditions in the table below.

For more on the CVSA’s Roadcheck results, click here.


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