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Every Fleet Can Have a Perfect Inspection

J. J. Keller Offers Fresh Resources for CVSA’s 2021 International Roadcheck


Neenah, Wis. — This year's CVSA International Roadcheck is slated for May 4 – 6. In addition to vehicle inspections, CVSA will also check drivers’ operating credentials and hours-of-service documentation. Driver hours of service and false log violations from last year's roadcheck event, conducted in September, attributed to 48% of driver out-of-service (OOS) events.

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is offering assistance to carriers and drivers with two new resources — DOT Roadside Inspections: A Guide to the Driver Inspection Process and the Complete Checklist for Roadside Inspections:

DOT Roadside Inspections: A Guide to the Driver Inspection Process eBook. This 11-page eBook walks readers through the entire driver portion of the roadside inspection process, including:

  • The interview with enforcement
  • Document verification
  • Duty status records review (paper logs, time records, and ELDs)
  • Review of DVIRs
  • Check of the annual inspection

Complete Checklist for Roadside Inspections
This comprehensive checklist includes specific guidance for drivers, carriers, and maintenance shop personnel to help make every roadside inspection successful.

Resources author and J. J. Keller Sr. Industry Business Advisor Tom Bray believes every fleet can have a perfect driver inspection. "While unexpected events can happen on the road that impact the vehicle, the driver inspection process is one that can be fully prepared for — by the driver and the carrier — by diligently following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. There are no surprises."

Tom Reader, J. J. Keller Sr. Director of Marketing, suggests that fleets struggling with roadsides and compliance contact J. J. Keller for guidance. "These free resources, and many others from J. J. Keller, are easy to follow and make a difference for carriers and drivers trying to be compliant. Reducing out-of-service (OOS) events and improving compliance requires changes in priorities, processes, and policies. Fleets do it every day. We can help."

Request your copy of the DOT Roadside Inspections: A Guide to the Driver Inspection Process and the Complete Checklist for Roadside Inspections. Instant downloads ensure you have time to prepare for CVSA's 2021 International Roadcheck Event. J. J. Keller® Encompass® is a powerful DIY fleet management system that can help you create a more compliant, efficient, and standardized driver recordkeeping program. Call 855.693.5338 to talk with a compliance specialist or visit

About J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is the most respected name in safety and regulatory compliance. Since its beginning as a one-man consulting firm in 1953, the company has grown to over 1,500 associates serving more than 500,000 customers — including over 90% of the Fortune 1000® companies. The company's subject-matter expertise spans nearly 1,500 topics, and its diverse solutions include ELogs and mobile technology; training via online courses, streaming video or DVD; online management tools; managed services; consulting services; online and print publications; forms and supplies.

Transportation professionals rely on J. J. Keller's in-house expertise and wide selection of products and services to reduce risk and improve regulatory compliance, performance management, and operational efficiency. For more information, visit

For more information, contact:

Susan Baranczyk
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.