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
it a safety blitz, truck dragnet or weenie-roast time (inspired
by the trucker appreciation efforts that take place at some weigh
The feds call
it Roadcheck 2003, and they are gearing up for it now.
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.
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.