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When’s the CVSA’s 2022 International Roadcheck?

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck is scheduled for May 17-19, 2022. The International Roadcheck is an annual, three-day enforcement initiative that emphasizes the importance of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and driver safety through a blitz of high-visibility roadside inspections across North America.

This enforcement program is the largest in the world. In fact, an average of 15 commercial vehicles are checked every minute during this 3-day event. Typically, these inspections are conducted at temporary sites, weigh and inspection stations, and on roving patrols.

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The Effects of the Truck Parking Shortage

Truckers have spent years and years complaining about the number of parking spaces available for trucks. Unfortunately, this dilemma is rather common among the nearly 4 million American truckers. Its become extremely challenging for truckers to find an authorized parking spot, especially in densely populated areas.

Although many trucking companies and organizations have advocated for more spaces available, they have yet to be successful. Moreover, the problem is only getting worse with time.

In this article, we’ll discuss the truck parking shortage happening now in the US. Also, we’ll touch on how its affecting the stress and safety of drivers.

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Minneapolis Bans Larger Trucks from Parking on Their Streets

The legislative body of Minneapolis has imposed a new restriction banning larger trucks from parking on the streets. The restriction aims to improve protection measures for citizens. Modifying an existing ban on parking, the city council wants to make zoning districts safe for residents. It’s a citywide ban that includes all larger trucks.

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Diesel Prices Have Risen 90 Cents on Average over the Past Year

If you’ve recently filled up your car, bike, or truck, there is no doubt that you already noticed that diesel prices have risen by quite a bit. The average price of fuel has increased by 90 cents over the course of the past year. Even if you’re not driving around as much these days, this change is hard to avoid or miss on the local news or social media.

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The Top Pickup Trucks Hitting Showrooms in 2021

Pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles and other large automobiles are en vogue in 2021.  Diminutive vehicles with little space are declining in popularity as more Americans gravitate toward pickup trucks.  However, choosing between the best trucks on the market is not easy. 

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