Commercial motor vehicle inspectors will be out in force May 17-19 across North America as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck. This year’s focus is on wheel ends.

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The brake system on a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) must work all of the time under all conditions, and both air disc brakes and S-cam drum brakes can get the job done. However, many manufacturers have made air disc brakes standard and the adoption rate for air disc brakes is increasing.

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Commercial motor vehicle inspectors will be out in force from Sept. 9 to 11 across North America as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck.

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The Department of Transportation (DOT) has deemed the trucking industry essential during COVID-19. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has implemented hours-of-service relief for motor carriers through May 15, extending the declaration initially released on March 13. The agency’s declaration grants exemption from Parts 390-399 of the FMCSA, which covers hours of service, parts and accessories needed for safe operation and longer combination vehicles.

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Planning a cross-country trip this Thanksgiving holiday? Make sure to pack an extra helping of patience for the road.

AAA expects more than 55 million holiday travelers – the highest amount since 2005 – to travel from Wednesday, Nov. 27, to Sunday, Dec. 1, by train, plane and automobile to holiday destinations.

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