CVSA’s International Roadcheck Results

The results are out from the CVSA’s International Roadcheck that took place May 4-6, 2021 across North America.  There were 19,786 Level I inspections that took place in the US. ...

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CVSA Brake Safety Day results and upcoming Brake Safety Week

The results are in from the CVSA Brake Safety Day on May 26, 2021.  In the US alone, there were 8,658 inspections conducted resulting in 13.3% of vehicles being placed...

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Operation Safe Driver Week

July 11th kicked of the start of Operation Safe Driver Week with the CVSA.  This is an outreach campaign from CVSA and local law enforcement in an effort to reduce crashes...

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Minimizing Downtime With Predictive Maintenance

Predictive maintenance uses real-time data to inform fleet managers which parts on a vehicle are likely to fail, possibly even weeks before the failure is likely to happen. In the long term, predictive...

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Managed Mobile Training Time: PX9 Paccar Engine Overhead Valve Adjustment

Managed Mobile Training Time: PX9 Paccar Engine Overhead Valve Adjustment...

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Useful Tips to Improve Your Gas Mileage

Useful Tips to Improve Your Gas Mileage If you are operating a fleet of diesel trucks fuel is bound to be one of the biggest expenses in your operating budget....

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CA Signs Heavy Duty Truck Smog Inspection Program Into Law

CA Signs Heavy Duty Truck Smog Inspection Program Into Law Gov. Newsom signed the Heavy Duty Truck Smog Inspection Program bill into law that directs the California Air Resources Board...

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5 Reasons for Diesel Engine Turbo Failures

5 Reasons for Diesel Engine Turbo Failures The invention of the turbocharger has paved the way for diesel engines to make full use of energy that otherwise would be wasted discharging...

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The Importance of Regular Preventative Maintenance for Fleets

The Importance of Regular Preventative Maintenance for Fleets By Darin Rickard One of the challenges to running a safe, compliant, and reliable fleet can be the busyness of the daily...

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Tips to Avoid Breakdowns

Tips to Avoid Breakdowns These are the costliest repairs a truck driver can face. But don’t worry, we’ll keep you on the road longer with the following tips. See More:...

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Cracked Fuses on Powertrain Power Distribution Models

Cracked Fuses on Powetrain Power Distribution Models For owners and operators of 2014+ Freightliner medium and heavy duty trucks, take a look at the engine fuse box (referred to as...

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Compliance with CARB’s Truck and Bus Rule will Affect DMV Registration in 2020

Compliance with CARB’s Truck and Bus Rule will Affect DMV Registration in 2020 Do you own, or do business with, diesel on-road trucks or buses with a gross vehicle weight...

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“Tap The Brakes!” BRAKE SAFETY WEEK IS COMING SEPTEMBER 15-21

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is planning a brake safety week from September 15-21 During this week, enforcement officials will be conducting roadside safety inspections on commercial motor vehicles...

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Fleets Will Not Be Able To Register Non-compliant Trucks With The DMV

Fleets Will Not Be Able To Register Non-compliant Trucks With The DMV A new rule that goes into effect in 2020 is expected to rope in the final scofflaws. Starting...

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Annual DOT ROADCHECK BLITZ This Week JUNE 4 – 6 2019

Annual DOT ROADCHECK BLITZ This Week JUNE 4 – 6 2019 Approximately 9,000 inspectors in North America will be inspecting commercial vehicles and drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s...

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Don’t Deny Your DPF!

Don’t Deny Your DPF! Data indicates many fleets do not know how much they spend on DPF maintenance, and steps they can take to help improve fuel economy and engine...

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