Roadcheck 2003 planned for first week in June

| 3/14/2003

If you close your eyes and be real still, you can almost hear the sound of America's finest commercial vehicle inspectors doing bellyfloppers on their creepers, getting in shape for their favorite week of the summer.

Truckers call it a safety blitz, truck dragnet or weenie-roast time (inspired by the trucker appreciation efforts that take place at some weigh scales).

The feds call it Roadcheck 2003, and they are gearing up for it now. 

More than 10,000 roadside commercial motor vehicle safety inspectors and the agencies they represent will conduct Roadcheck 2003 throughout North America in June. The dates are yet to be announced, but OOIDA has learned it is planned for the first week in June.

This will be the 15th annual 72-hour CMV inspection activity. Last year was the first time the event included highway security as part of the Roadcheck agenda.