Roadcheck 2013 Kicks Off Tuesday

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The three-day Roadcheck 2013 event kicks off Tuesday morning outside of Washington, where federal and state officials will begin intensive inspections of commercial trucks and buses.

The annual event, sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, will have a special focus on cargo securement this year, said CVSA, which represents law enforcement personnel who conduct truck safety inspections in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Anne Ferro, administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, CVSA President Mark Savage and representatives from the Maryland State Police and the trucking industry will attend Roadcheck’s opening ceremony at FedEx Field in Landover, Md... continue reading