of the Michigan State Police, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are among those
hosting the opening ceremonies for Roadcheck 2003 – a three-day
truck and bus safety inspection effort taking place in Canada, Mexico
and the United States.
kickoff event is to take place at 10 a.m. June 3 at the Ambassador
the speakers: Annette Sandberg, administrator-designate of the Federal
Motor Carrier Safety Administration; Peter Hurst, director of the
Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s Carrier Safety and Enforcement
Branch and current CVSA president; and Lt. Col. Peter Munoz, deputy
director of the Uniform Services Bureau at the Michigan State Police.
also will be a demonstration by CVSA-certified inspectors of the
North American Standard Level I Inspection, which is used to determine
the fitness of commercial vehicle drivers and the safe operating
condition of commercial vehicles.
demonstration will highlight the latest technology used by the Michigan
State Police to detect illegal drugs and explosives, as well
as infrared devices used for inspecting brakes. The Michigan
Center for Truck Safety will be on hand to distribute truck safety