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ICSA Names 1Q 2022 Safety Award Winners

18 April 2022

ICSA is pleased to announce the inaugural winners of our new Safety Award Program. These awards were based on the company’s or the individual’s safety performance from January through March 2022.

Are you ready for Roadcheck 2022?

18 April 2022

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced this annual 72-hour blitz of commercial vehicle inspections will take place May 17-19 across North America. This year, enforcement officers will concentrate on inspecting wheel end components, including brakes and slack adjusters.

ICSA Annual Membership Meeting

15 March 2022

The 2nd annual membership meeting of the Independent Carrier Safety Association will be held Thursday, March 24, at 9 AM Pacific Time.

USDOT Proposes Saliva Testing for Drugs

15 March 2022

The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing new drug testing guidelines that would allow motor carriers to test truck drivers using saliva samples as an alternative to urine testing.

2020 Traffic Fatalities Highest Since 2007

15 March 2022

Despite an 11% drop in Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT), U.S. Department of Transportation traffic data shows that 38,824 people died in traffic crashes in 2020, the highest number since 2007.

Exceptions to Hair Testing?

15 March 2022

ICSA regularly gets questions about hair tests and exceptions. The most frequent question is why ICSA requires hair testing for Platinum Member drivers to be covered under our truck insurance program.

CVSA Roadcheck Set for May 17-19

15 March 2022

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced this year’s International Roadcheck inspection blitz will be held May 17-19.

2021 Top 10 Truck Bottlenecks

14 February 2022

For the fourth year in a row, the intersection of I-95 and SR 4 in Fort Lee, New Jersey (aka the George Washington Bridge onramp) has been identified as the #1 worst chokepoint for truckers in America.