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March 13, 2024

From March to November, Bendix will host in-person and virtual training opportunities for fleet technicians, owner-operators and others to enhance the skills necessary for keeping vehicles on the road and in safe operating condition.

What is CVSA Focusing on in 2024 Roadcheck Truck Inspection Blitz?

February 12,2024

CVSA's annual Roadcheck commercial motor vehicle inspection safety blitz, May 14-16, will focus on tractor protection systems and on alcohol and controlled substance possession.

CVSA's 2024 Out-of-Service Criteria Now Available for Purchase

February 8, 2024

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) 2024 North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) are now available for purchase. The new criteria will take effect on Monday, April 1. The 2024 version replaces and supersedes all previous versions.

 

CVSA offers different formats of the new OOSC. Find the format that works best for you.

 

AVAILABLE NOW

To place bulk orders (50 or more) of the handbook, contact CVSA Manager of Administration Wendy Hall via email or call 202-998-1014.

 

COMING SOON

If the app is more your style, the 2024 OOSC will be available in the app next month. The app also contains inspection bulletins, inspection procedures, operational policies, access to online training and more. New this year: Bulk orders of the 2024 OOSC app will be available.

ITRG Employee Benefits Update - August 2023

August 14, 2023

ITRG is thrilled to share some exciting news regarding their Member Exclusive and Proprietary Employee Health Benefits program.

As of August 1st, a significant change has been implemented to make your employee benefits even more accessible and advantageous.  Members are no longer required to move their payroll or workers compensation coverage to be eligible for our health offerings. 

Nearly 800 trucks put out of service for brake issues

June 1st, 2023

Nearly 800 trucks were placed out of service during an unannounced inspection initiative targeting brakes in April.

On April 19, 6,829 commercial motor vehicles were inspected throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S. as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Day. Inspectors found brake-related critical vehicle inspection items on 11.3% of the vehicles inspected, indicating those vehicles were unfit and unsafe for roadways. As a result, inspectors restricted those 773 commercial motor vehicles from travel until the violations were corrected.

SOLD! panel encourages shop owners to hire more women technicians

January 17th 2023

Cindy Bartow, director of industry relations at WyoTech, moderated the Industry Rockstars on Technicians and Service panel Tuesday at SOLD! during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2023 in Grapevine, Texas. She and her panelists, Jen Nedrow, branch manager at Betts Truck Parts & Service, and Bonnie Greenwood, senior technician, FedEx Freight, set out to change the number of hands in the air.

MEMA's Wilson: This might be the year for right to repair

January 8th, 2023

Ann Wilson is as optimistic as she's ever been about getting a federal right to repair act through Congress. 

"There's a real window of opportunity," Wilson, MEMA's senior vice president of public affairs, told the audience at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2023 on Wednesday in Grapevine, Texas. "But we need each and every one of you and each and every business in this ballroom to be engaged." 

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