I have blogged numerous times since 2007 about the horrible safety levels of our nation’s trucking fleet as documented in the annual Roadcheck Safety Inspections. In Roadcheck, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) teams with state inspectors and they check more trucks on the road than normal. They announce the inspection dates months in advance so all the

Roadcheck 2010 was June 8-10 this year. This is the industry, pre-announced, inspection that causes unsafe truck drivers to take vacations so they don’t get inspected. This is true even though the increased inspections still only look at a fraction of the trucks on the road. Now that the inspection is over unsafe truckers will be