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You Matter: Suicide in Trucking

You Matter: Suicide in Trucking

Mental health is usually the last thing on the list. It sits behind: a) get something to eat, b) check that the load’s secure, c) clean the windshield, d) call home to check if that mail came in, and on and on. For truckers who are in the top 5 professionals at risk...

CDL Legal Saves Members $458k in Q3 2020

CDL Legal Saves Members $458k in Q3 2020

Quarter 3 of 2020 saw some return to normal. However, this also meant more tickets being written all over the country. We've seen a wave of tickets for smaller violations that might have just gotten a warning or a pass before. Fortunately, our attorney network hasn't...

What’s a Driver’s Legal Service Worth?

What’s a Driver’s Legal Service Worth?

If you're a driver for any kind of CDL vehicle, you should know you are very important to the industry and our economy. Not just anyone can do what you do! Fighting tickets for CDL drivers is becoming more important than ever. You are more of a target than ever...

How To Stay Violation-Free for International Roadcheck

How To Stay Violation-Free for International Roadcheck

Truckers Beware! The CVSA is spearheading an International Roadcheck weekend that could ruin your whole run. From 9/9 through 9/11, DOT officials and local law enforcement will be out in force looking at logs and registration, load weights, and trailer lights. The...

A.T.T.A.C.A – An Organization Against Child Abuse

A.T.T.A.C.A – An Organization Against Child Abuse

  The trucking industry and truckers care a great deal about what is going on in our country. Not only is trucking the backbone of our economy, but those in trucking have the opportunity to see a lot of the country. As a result, they experience the good and bad...

Watch Out! Brake Safety Week

Watch Out! Brake Safety Week

With everything else going on (and going wrong) this year, it’s easy to forget about upcoming events. But this is one you’ll want to put back on your calendar. It’s time for the CVSA’s National Brake Safety Week! Let me be clear. Do not take this lightly. The CVSA...

Citations Trends: Post-Quarantine Enforcement

Citations Trends: Post-Quarantine Enforcement

We won’t claim to be prophets, but we did see this coming. In late April, we predicted a major mid-year spike in traffic citations. The reason for this spike is that local and state governments coming out of their Covid-19 quarantines needed to make up for the loss of...

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