Roadcheck 2021 Results Announced

T680 Truck Inspection

During the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual International Roadcheck event, more than 40,000 commercial motor vehicle inspections were conducted. Inspectors had to remove 6,710 commercial motor vehicles and 2,080 drivers from roadways over the three-day event timeframe after the discovery of out-of-service violations during inspection.

Each year, the CVSA brings attention to a category of violations during the inspection spree to increase awareness of certain aspects of a routine roadside inspection. This year’s focuses were primarily on hours of service and lighting. Inspectors primarily conducted the North American Standard Level I Inspection, which is includes 37 steps involving through inspection of the vehicle as well as the driver.

Here is a breakdown of the U.S. inspection results:


  1. Brake Systems (26%)
  2. Tires (20%)
  3. Lights (14%)
  4. Brake Adjustment (13%)
  5. Cargo Securement (12%)


  1. Hours of Service (34%)
  2. Wrong Class License (22%)
  3. Other (19%)
  4. False Logs (17%)
  5. Suspended License (5%)

International Roadcheck is the commercial motor vehicle law enforcement community’s effort to reduce commercial motor vehicle-involved crashes by inspecting, identifying and removing unsafe commercial motor vehicles and drivers from roadways. The CVSA has conducted more than 1.7 million roadside inspections since it formed in 1988.

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