It’s nearly time again for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) annual International Roadcheck. The 72-hour enforcement event is set to take place Tuesday, May 17 through Thursday, May 19, 2022.
If you’re an experienced motor carrier, you know how it works: For 72 hours, inspectors across North America request commercial motor vehicles to pull over for on-the-spot inspections meant to ensure driver and truck safety. Each year, the CVSA highlights a particular focus: In 2021, this was lighting and hours of service compliance. In 2019, it was driver requirements.
This year, inspectors will pay close attention to wheel-end compliance, which includes the wheels, hubs and tires on a commercial motor vehicle. According to the CVSA, “violations involving these components historically account for one quarter of the vehicle out-of-service violations discovered during International Roadcheck.”
What to Expect
When it comes to checking vehicle wheel ends, inspectors will be on the lookout for:
Don't neglect the other important components. The inspectors will be checking them all.
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