Roadcheck 2018 results announced

Roadcheck 2018 results announced

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced the results of Roadcheck 2018, the intensive highway safety inspections of heavy vehicles conducted for three days last June. Across the USA and Canada there were 67,502 inspections. 3.9% of the drivers were placed out of service, which was a decline from 4.7% last year. Their main violations were hours of service (43.7%), not having a license for the vehicle class being driven (21.4%), and false logs (10.1%). Of the 45,000 vehicles receiving a thorough Level 1 inspection, 21.6% were placed out of service, which declined from the 23% rate in 2017. The main defects discovered were brake systems (28.4%), tires and wheels (19.1%), and brake adjustment (16.3%). All of these major violations give notice to motor carriers about the driver and maintenance issues that they ought to be checking.

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