This year marks the 18th annual International 72-Hour Roadcheck, which will be held June 7-9 throughout
the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance sponsors the annual roadchecks, with
participation by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Canadian
Council of Motor Transport Administrators, Transport Canada, Transportation
Security Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
Research and Special Programs Administration and the Secretariat of
Communications and Transportation (Mexico). CVSA’s members include enforcement
agencies and industry representatives throughout Canada, Mexico and the United
The annual Roadcheck activities
focus on the year-round commercial vehicle and driver roadside inspection
program and draw the public’s attention to the continuous and combined efforts
of law enforcement and the truck and bus industries to save lives on North
Last year, approximately 10,000
CVSA-certified truck and bus safety inspectors across North America were on the
job inspecting commercial vehicles; more than 3 million inspections were
conducted in North America by CVSA-certified inspectors during 2003.
To kick off Roadcheck 2005, CVSA
will host a media kickoff event June 7.