The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 29th annual International Roadcheck to take place June 7-9, 2016.
International Roadcheck is a 72-hour time period when approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial, territorial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform large truck and bus safety inspections.
This is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world. There are about 17 trucks or buses inspected every minute in Canada, the United States, and Mexico during the 3 days. The inspectors conduct compliance, enforcement, and educational initiatives.
This year, the Roadcheck will place special emphasis on tire safety. This includes: measuring the tire tread depth, checking the tire pressure, checking to make sure that no items are lodged between dual tires and examining the overall condition of the tire to make sure that no deep cuts or bulges exist in the sidewalls of the tire.
To help you prepare for the inspections, CIT Trucks Service Department is offering a “Free Check 22” inspection. Redeem offer here.
The CVSA-certified inspectors will also administer the North American standard Level I inspection, a thorough 37-step inspection that takes about an hour to complete. Drivers should be aware that they may be checked for seat belt usage and the use of alcohol and/or drugs. To prepare, drivers should make sure to have:
- Driver’s license
- Hours-of-service documentation
- Medical examiner’s certificate
- Skill performance evaluation (if applicable)
The vehicle portion of the inspection includes checking items such as: the braking system, securement of cargo, coupling devices, exhaust system, frame, fuel system, lights, steering mechanism, driveline/driveshaft, suspension, tires, van and open-top trailer bodies, wheels and rims, windshield wipers, and emergency exits on buses.
Redeem your Free Check 22 inspection today to get ready for the 2016 International Roadcheck by visiting a CIT Trucks Service Department near you.
CIT Trucks, LLC is a full-line, commercial truck dealership group representing Kenworth Truck Company, Volvo Trucks North America, Mack Trucks, and Isuzu Commercial Trucks of America. Serving territories in Illinois, Missouri and Indiana, the dealerships offer the best in New and Used Truck Sales, an extensive Parts inventory, the finest in truck Service and maintenance, and state of the art Body repair. In addition, CIT Trucks offers in-house rental and leasing through Central Truck Leasing and finance solutions with Central Truck Finance to their customers. More information can be found at www.cittrucks.com.