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CVSA announces dates for Brake Safety Week

The 2021 event is slated for late August

Posted May 21, 2021

This year’s Brake Safety Week is scheduled for August 22-28, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

The enforcement campaign is a part of the larger Brake Safety Awareness Month, which takes place in August.

During CVSA’s annual enforcement event, roadside inspectors will:

  • Focus on the brake systems and components as they conduct North American Standard Inspections; and
  • Compile data on brake hoses/tubing, the emphasis this year.

The association will issue a report on its findings later this year.

The event is also an opportunity for motor carriers to educate drivers and maintenance service providers on importance of brake safety.

This article was written by Kathy Close of J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

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