Bendix offers tips for CVSA Roadcheck

Improving highway safety isn’t always about what happens behind the wheel or on the road. As fleets and owner-operators across the trucking industry prepare for the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck program, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems offers insight on factors that affect the highway safety equation long before the turn of an ignition key: brake system upkeep, component selection and inspection, and technical know-how.

The largest targeted commercial vehicle roadside inspection program in the world, this year’s 72-hour Roadcheck starts today the through 4th, and will involve approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial, and federal inspectors across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. According to CVSA, Roadcheck has encompassed more than 1.4 million roadside inspections since its inception in 1988, resulting in an estimated 318 lives saved and 5,840 injuries avoided.

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