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Tips for Safe Driving at Night

Approximately 49% of accidents involving fatalities happen at night, and with the shorter days of winter, good visibility on dark roads and freeways is especially important. At night, your vision is limited—depth perception, color recognition, and peripheral vision are diminished—presenting a different set of challenges than driving during the day. The following list offers tips for tr...

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4 Tips to Keep Your Spring Safe

 Did your truck check out? June 4-6, 2013, the CVSA conducted Roadcheck 2013, the largest targeted safety enforcement and outreach event in the world. Over a 72-hour period, approximately 10,000 CVSA and FMCSA-certified inspectors at 2,500 locations across North America performed truck and bus inspections aimed at motor carrier, vehicle, driver and cargo safety. In 2013, the organization issu...

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Spring Bus Maintenance: 5 Systems You Should Check Right Now

Spring signals the time to revive your buses after difficult months of winter service and inspect, replace or upgrade your fleet’s most important components. Look carefully at these critical systems, and ensure that the severe weather didn’t cause problems that could cost you time and money later.Lighting Now is the time to replace burned-out or dim incandescent lights with dramaticall...

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CVSA Roadcheck 2016

June 7-9th the CVSA will be conducting Roadcheck 2016, the largest targeted safety enforcement and outreach event in the world. Over a 72-hour period, approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified inspectors at 1,500 locations across North America will be performing truck and bus inspections aimed at motor carrier, vehicle, driver, cargo securement, and tire safety. Last year, the organization completed ove...

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Put Brake Safety on the Top of Your List

Brake safety must be the top priority for all drivers this time of the year. A well-maintained brake system will reduce stopping distance and contribute to a safer driving experience this winter season. Regular brake system inspections and maintenance are vital to ensure the safety of everyone on the road. The brake system, including brake shoes, pads and drums, should be inspected throughout the ...

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Spring Safety Tips 2017

With the frigid months of winter behind us, it’s time to start thinking about spring maintenance.  Trucks take a beating during harsh winter weather.  Here are the top 4 spring safety tips for your truck.  Get a brake check.Brakes can experience significant wear and tear during the winter and must be inspected as soon as possible. A Peterbilt professional technician can a...

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CVSA Roadcheck Readiness

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting International Roadcheck 2018 from June 5 – 7. This annual three-day event is the largest targeted safety enforcement and outreach event in the world. During a 72-hour period, nearly 15 trucks or buses will be inspected, on average, every minute across North America. The CVSA recommends the following tips to keep your truck...

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