CVSA Issues More Than 15,500 Out-of-Service Violations During 3-Day Inspection Blitz
Greenbelt, MD – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) issued more than 15,500 out-of-service (OOS) violations during its inspection blitz known as International Roadcheck.
In September, the CVSA conducted the three-day North American inspection blitz and released the results on Thursday.
According to CVSA, more than 50,000 North American Standard Level I, II, III and V Inspections were conducted throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
This year, 26,451 Level I Inspections, 11,224 Level II Inspections, 11,364 Level III Inspections and 1,112 Level V Inspections were conducted.
The total number of OOS vehicle violations from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. combined was 12,254.
Overall, the top driver OOS violation was for hours of service (HOS), accounting for 34.7% of all driver OOS violations.
The total number of driver OOS violations was 3,247.
Specifically in the U.S., 45,046 Level I, II and III Inspections were conducted.
In total, 7,256 vehicles and 2,365 drivers were removed from roadways due to the discovery of critical vehicle inspection item OOS violations or unsafe OOS driver conditions, CVSA said.
In Canada, 3,993 Level I, II and III Inspections were conducted resulting in 817 vehicles and 135 drivers being placed OOS.
Notably, the total number of OOS driver violations in Canada was 175 with HOS violations accounting for a whopping 129 (73.7%) of all driver violations.
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