It’s almost that time again. Time for the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck, a nation wide safety check of commercial vehicles from June sixth through June eighth. The inspections are carried out in an effort to assure safe operating conditions of commercial vehicles. This years emphasis will be on cargo securement. Companies like Bendix Commercial Vehicle systems and Instructional Technologies will be offering advice and free classes on vehicle maintenance, and proper techniques to secure cargo leading up to the June safety inspections.
- Several trucking safety brands are offering free training and advice to help fleets prepare for roadside inspections.
- Whip Around has announced that it will be offering a new basic version of its vehicle inspection software for free in time for the 2017 International Roadcheck.
- This year’s Roadcheck takes place from June 6-8 and will put special emphasis on cargo securement.
“The course focuses on securement rules for flatbed cargo as well as safe operating instructions for securing cargo.”