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Operation Safe Driver

CVSA, in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), state, provincial and local law enforcement and industry launched the campaign in 2007 to combat the number of deaths resulting from crashes involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles.

Operation Safe Driver will hold activities across the United States, Canada and Mexico that aim to increase commercial vehicle and non-commercial vehicle traffic enforcement; safety belt enforcement; driver roadside inspections; driver regulatory compliance; implementation of commercial driver educational and awareness programs to the motor carrier population; and, awareness to the motoring public about safe operations around commercial motor vehicles.

Events

October 16
Teens and Trucks
Dubiski Career High School,
Grand Prairie, TX

Organized by the Grand Prairie and Fort Worth Police Departments, with support from the Texas Department of Public Safety
October 24
Teens and Trucks
Cookeville High School,
Cookeville, TN

Organized by the Tennessee Trucking Foundation, with support from the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office
October 26
Teens and Trucks
Darlington Raceway, SC
Hosted by the Pee Dee Transportation Association and the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, in conjunction with the Pee Dee Truck Rodeo
October 21
Operation Safe Driver Week Kick-Off Media Conference
Philadelphia, PA, Fed Ex Terminal
1 Tinicum Island Road
Philadelphia, PA 19113

Hosted by CVSA, FedEx and the Pennsylvania State Police
October 24
Operation Safe Driver Media Conference
State Capital, Hartford, CT
Hosted by the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles, with support from Con-way Freight
 

 

Commercial Vehicle Drivers

Safe operation of commercial and passenger vehicles can occur in a world saturated by cell phones and other communications and electronic devices, but only through competent, constant management of these devices and the distractions they create.
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OSD Tool Kit

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