CVSA Offers Coronavirus Guidance to Roadside Inspectors

CVSA Offers Coronavirus Guidance to Roadside Inspectors

A Maryland State Trooper directs a truck to be inspected in West Friendship, Md., during a road check event. CVSA recommends inspectors keep their distance from drivers during...

ANCAP wants your dashcam footage of car crashes and near-misses for new safety campaign

ANCAP wants your dashcam footage of car crashes and near-misses for new safety campaign

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has put the call out to motorists, asking for their dashcam footage of car crashes and near-misses, which will be used as...

CVSA’s Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

CVSA’s Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

An outbreak of the coronavirus acute respiratory disease (Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV/COVID-19) was first detected in December 2019 and has since rapidly spread throughout the...

Road safety: How research efforts in Virginia limit crash deaths in Texas

Road safety: How research efforts in Virginia limit crash deaths in Texas

GREENE COUNTY, Va. – A special report by WSLS-TV, KSAT’s sister station in Roanoke, Virginia, is looking at how efforts in that state are keeping drivers in America safe on the...

Vision Zero is Missing Something Big: Getting Cars Off the Road

Vision Zero is Missing Something Big: Getting Cars Off the Road

The Vision Zero strategy provides a crucial blueprint for ending deaths on American roadways. But a prominent transportation researcher is arguing it doesn’t go far enough,...

Crashes, injuries spike after Michigan boosts freeway speed limits to 75 mph

Crashes, injuries spike after Michigan boosts freeway speed limits to 75 mph

Michigan's nonpartisan, nonprofit news source If you care about Michigan, please support our work. Michigan Government Crashes, injuries spike after Michigan boosts freeway...

Why you should never ride with your feet on the dashboard - experts

Why you should never ride with your feet on the dashboard - experts

It's tempting to rest your feet on the dashboard when you're a car passenger on a long trip, but you could end up breaking both your legs.  If your car has airbags, when the...

NHTSA opens door to adaptive-driving-beam headlights

NHTSA opens door to adaptive-driving-beam headlights

A potential change to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) for headlights would allow auto manufacturers to begin incorporating adaptive-driving-beam headlights in...

NHTSA urged to require rear seat belt warning systems

NHTSA urged to require rear seat belt warning systems

Federal regulators should amend vehicle safety standards to require a visual display that alerts the driver when passengers in the rear seats are not wearing their seat belts,...

International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

CVSA is now accepting nominations for the 2020 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA). As the leading organization overseeing the coordination of uniformity of commercial...

Road traffic injuries

Road traffic injuries

Every year the lives of approximately 1.35 million people are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash. Between 20 and 50 million more people suffer non-fatal injuries,...

Hours of Service of Drivers

Hours of Service of Drivers

FMCSA proposes amendments to its hours-of-service (HOS) requirements to provide greater flexibility for drivers subject to the HOS rules without adversely affecting safety. This...