The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 2-4, 2015.  This event and operation is designed to improve transporatation safety and save lives on the road. Each year the International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations, with the 2015 emphasis on cargo securement.

For the load securement detail, Badger Utility carries numerous options from companies such as Kinedyne, Durabilt, La Clede, and Security Chain Co.  A list of Cargo Securement Tips from CVSA for load securement and cargo placement, can be found here.

Additional resources for load securement can be found in the Driver Handbook on Cargo Securement from FMCSA or the Wisconsin Department of Transportation site.

For the full details from CVSA on what inspectors will be looking for, check out the International Roadcheck Site.  As always, Badger Utility is a resource with it’s full service Heavy Duty Parts and Service Departments that can help with getting equipment ready for this inspection week.  With DOT Service Specials and strong customer service from our Parts Team, we will do our part to help you be prepared.