The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck has been rescheduled for September 9-11. CVSA officials postponed the event, originally scheduled in March, due to COVID-19.
This year the focus of the International Roadcheck will be on drivers and driver requirements. Here’s what your drivers can expect from inspection:
- Collect and verify drivers’ documents
- Identify motor carrier
- Examine driver’s license
- Check record of duty status and review periodic inspection reports
- (if applicable) check Medical Examiner’s Certificate, Skill Performance Evaluation certificate and driver’s daily vehicle inspection report
- Check driver’s for seat belt usage, illness, fatigue and apparent alcohol or drug possession or impairment
In addition to driver examinations, vehicles will be checked according to the North American Standard Level 1 Inspection. This 37-step process includes two major inspection areas, as well as an examination of the driver operating requirements and vehicle mechanical fitness.
Vehicle portion of inspection includes checking critical vehicle inspection items:
- Brake systems
- Cargo securement
- Coupling devices, driveline/drive-shaft components
- Driver’s seat (missing)
- Exhaust systems
- Fuel systems
- Lighting devices
- Steering mechanisms
- Van and open-top trailer bodies
- Rims and hubs
- Windshield wipers
To read more about the CVSA International Roadcheck, click here.
What We’re Doing at Amerit
At Amerit, our teams are dedicated to compliance and safety. Although vehicle maintenance and repairs are not at the focus of the CVSA International Roadcheck this year, our teams are ready to assist our clients to prepare their assets for the inspections and all vehicle compliance requirements.
At Amerit, our custom maintenance and repair programs focus on fleet compliance and safety, so you can focus on your core business. Our dedicated technicians are proud and ready to serve, supporting all your assets every day.