During the 72-hour inspection blitz, held in May 2021, inspectors examined more than 40,000 commercial vehicles at inspections sites in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. After discovering out-of-service violations, inspectors called for the removal of 6,710 commercial motor vehicles and 2,080 drivers from the roadways. Mexico performed vehicle-only inspections.
Being a professional truck driver is one of the most challenging professions there is. Think about it. They’re operating under the demand to get from points A to B on time, preferably early. The traffic includes obstacles such as accidents, construction, rush hour, and limited parking.
Remember, FMCSA auditors often request an inspection of motor carriers’ DQ files. During these audits, we begin to understand how vital DQ files are to the business. It’s the reason I recommend that you qualify your drivers per the FMCSA regulations.
In our quest to help carriers and logistics providers improve productivity and efficiency and reduce costs, we realized we needed to update EBE’s website. We wanted it to be a resource where transportation professionals can find answers to challenges facing them in a changing industry.