Don't Neglect Slack Adjuster Inspection

The automatic slack adjuster (ASA) is an important part of keeping truck brakes operating at peak performance and up to regulatory standards and like other parts, inspection and lubrication are critical for optimal performance. Slack adjusters can often be viewed as the part that can be forgotten, and according to … Read More

2019 Brake Safety Week Dates Announced

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced Brake Safety Week will be held Sept. 15-21, which law enforcement will conduct roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles (CMV) throughout North America in order to identify and remove critical brake violations from the nation’s roadways. Brake Safety Week 2019 will place a … Read More

IN Police Take No Mercy on Speeding Truckers

Indiana has a reputation for having no mercy on speeders, including truckers. According to a recent article in Transport Topics, over the past two years, more than 46,000 speeding violations were issued to truck drivers going too fast in Indiana. The citations were mostly issued on interstates and rural highways. … Read More

Pilot Flying J Adds Location in Kermit, TX

Pilot Flying J announced its newest Flying J open now in Kermit, TX. The addition of this location brings the travel center’s Texas network total to 72 locations and adds over 81 truck parking spaces to Pilot Flying J’s more than 73,000 parking spaces for the trucking industry.  The new location address is: … Read More

Michigan Police Targeting Unsafe Truckers

Michigan state law enforcement will target unsafe truckers along the I-94 corridor between Jackson and Detroit this month.  The two-week enforcement, June 3-7 and June 10-14 from 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. each day, will focus on unsafe truck driving behavior. The campaign, “Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks,” aims to reduce … Read More

Securement & Safety Hands-On Training

Medallion Transport & Logistics along with its sister and parent company, NHH Services and Medallion Transport Holdings, will offer free securement and safety training open to all truck drivers, including any looking to transition to flatbed.   The company’s securement and safety leaders will be on-site at the NHH Services truck … Read More

Roadcheck Inspection Blitz Starts Tuesday

The 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Roadcheck Inspection blitz is finally upon us. The annual 72-hour blitz will take place from Tuesday, June 4 to Thursday, June 6 throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada.  Each year the International Roadcheck places a special emphasis on a category of violations. … Read More

Be Roadcheck Prepared with these Brake Tips

Brake woes are the No. 1 out of service violation, and with the upcoming CVSA International Roadcheck June 4-6, here are some tips to keep you ready.   Brake problems are easily the number one reason trucks are placed out of service during the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck … Read More

Hundreds of trucks are placed out of service annually with suspension violations. This year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck on June 4-6, is a 72-hour blitz that will focus on steering and suspension.  Here are some tips to prepare and beat the blitz: Each year during the Commercial Vehicle … Read More

Brake Problems are the # 1 Out of Service Violation

Brake problems are easily the number one reason trucks are placed out of service during the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck blitz. Although this year’s 72-hour blitz, June 2 – 4, has a special emphasis on steering & suspension, inspectors will still check brakes during all Level 1 … Read More