During this year’s CVSA International Roadcheck 2017, more violations were recorded than the CVSA International Roadcheck 2016.

This year’s special focus was “cargo securement,” which resulted in 15.7% of all vehicle violations that resulted in the CMVs being placed out-of-service.

Of all the Level 1-3 roadside inspections, 19.4% inspected CMVs and 4.7% of inspected commercial drivers were placed out of service.

We’ve compiled all the vehicle-related violations so you can minimize violations and penalties. For driver-related violations, click here.

The top three vehicle-related violation categories that led to out-of-service orders during were:

  1. Braking systems (26.9%)
  2. Cargo securement (15.7%)
  3. Tire/wheel assemblies (15.1%)

9,398 vehicles were given out-of-service status among all the Level I inspections.

The top 3 out-of-service violations for vehicles transporting hazardous materials/dangerous goods (HM/DG) were: loading and securement, shipping papers, and placarding.

Other key results are:

  • 12.8% out of the 2,267 HM/DG transports were placed out-of-service
  • 41.4% out of the 7,743 brake adjustment and braking system were placed out-of-service
  • 10.1% out of the 398 motor coaches were placed out-of-service

For complete results about driver-related and vehicle-related violations, read the blog post called CVSA International Roadcheck 2017 results.

Experts believe that the focus of next year’s CVSA International Roadcheck (2018) would be ELDs. The ELD mandate implementation deadline is December 18, 2017, anyway. Make sure your vehicles are equipped with certified and compliant ELDs before that.

Request a free demo of the Motive ELD solution to start the ELD implementation process. The Motive ELD solution is affordable, feature-rich, and FMCSA-registered.

If you have any questions, call 844-325-9230 or send us an email at support@gomotive.com.