The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 19th annual
International 72-hour Roadcheck is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 6, and will
continue through Thursday, June 8. The annual checks are held throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
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 American highways.
This year inspectors will focus on seat-belt use, as well as
other inspection points.
Approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified truck and bus safety
inspectors across North America were on the job inspecting commercial vehicles
last year, with more than 60,000 inspections performed during the three-day
Participating agencies include the Federal Motor Carrier
Safety Administration, the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators,
Transport Canada, the Transportation Security Administration, the National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 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 States.