Operation Safe Driver

CVSA Safe Driver Week will take place July 15-21st

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Operation Safe Driver Week will take place July 15-21, 2018.
CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Program was created to help to reduce the number of crashes, deaths, and injuries involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles due to unsafe driving behaviors. During Operation Safe Driver Week, there will be increased CMV and passenger vehicle traffic enforcement.
Driving behaviors that will be targeted during the week include:

distracted driving

speeding

texting

failure to use a seat belt

following too closely

improper lane change

failure to obey traffic control devices

Last year, nearly 39,000 citations and warnings were issued to truck drivers during Operation Safe Driver Week. More than 84 percent of these violations were for state and local moving violations.
For more information, visit the CVSA.

By |June 18th, 2018|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Safety & Compliance|Comments Off on CVSA Safe Driver Week will take place July 15-21st

Operation Safe Driver: Traffic enforcement goes into high gear Oct. 19-25

Program created to help to combat the number of deaths resulting from crashes.

The annual Operation Safe Driver program of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance in collaboration with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and industry kicks off Sunday, Oct. 19, nationwide.

The program, created to “help to combat the number of deaths resulting from crashes involving large trucks, buses and cars,” was first held in the year 2007.

During the week of October 19-25, enforcement agencies across North America will conduct heightened traffic safety enforcement aimed at unsafe behavior of drivers of both cars and commercial motor vehicles.
Boosted truck roadside inspections, safety belt enforcement, and others activities aimed at improving driver regulatory compliance can be expected.

In addition the program contains a strong educational component. Interested fleets and drivers can download a variety of materials via the CVSA website to share with other operators or those with whom you share the road.

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By |October 14th, 2014|Safety & Compliance, Tech Tips|Comments Off on Operation Safe Driver: Traffic enforcement goes into high gear Oct. 19-25