Results from Roadcheck 2018 are back: More than a quarter of trucks given a Level I Inspection were placed out of service.
Put on by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the International Roadcheck ran from June 5th through June 7th. During the weekend, enforcement officers throughout the United States and Canada conducted a total of 67,502 inspections.
Of those, the vast majority (45,400) were North American Standard Level I Inspections. As a result of just those Level I inspections, 11,897 vehicles and 2,664 drivers were placed out of service. That’s 26.2% of vehicles and 5.8% of drivers.
When Level II and Level III inspections are included, the total number of vehicles placed out of service rises to 15,981, and drivers placed out of service rises to 3,035. Additionally, there were 211 trucks placed out of services for hazmat violations.
For a breakdown of which violation categories for both drivers and vehicles, check out the CVSA report here.