Schedule

CVSA Brake Safety Symposium

May 15-16, 2018
Schaumburg, Illinois

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018
  • Event Registration

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:30 AM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
    Sponsored By: Schneider and Vehicle Inspection Systems
  • General Session – Welcome and Symposium Overview

    8:30 AM—10:00 AM
    at Utopia Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    This session will welcome attendees to the symposium and begin the program with some background about what we know and what we would like to know from available information systems, including learning from roadside inspection data, crash investigations and brake-related technology research.
    Moderator: Collin Mooney, Executive Director, CVSA
    Capt. Christopher J. Turner, Kansas Highway Patrol, CVSA President
    Jennifer Morrison, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
    Kevin Grove, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
    Sponsored By: Admiral Transport Corporation and Landstar Transportation Logistics
  • Brake Regulations 101

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Alrik Svenson, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Don Moore, Canadian Transportation Equipment Association (CTEA) Shelley Conklin, Landstar Logistics Bernie laBastide, Navistar International This plenary session will provide an overview of how manufacturing standards and motor carrier regulations are implemented in the United States and Canada. Additional perspectives will include aspects of implementing the rules for a truck manufacturer and a motor carrier.

    Study Group A, B and C Assignments – Attendees will be organized in study groups, which will rotate through all three study sessions before reconvening on Wednesday.
  • Lunch (Provided)

    12:00 PM—1:00 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
  • Study Group A – Brake Technologies

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
    at Utopia A Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Chuck Brodie, WABCO Rick Dinkel, WABCO Joe Kay, Meritor Mike Tober, Bendix  This session will include discussions on the basics of the S-cam drum, hydraulic and air disc foundation brakes and technologies that integrate with them, including antilock braking systems (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC).
  • Study Group B – S-cam Drum Brake Essentials

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
    at Utopia C Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Greg Dvorchak, Hendrickson Tom Hewer, TSE Brakes Steve Howse, Tramec Sloan Andy Malion, Spectra Products Inc. Scott Reeder, TSE Brakes This session will explore the S-cam drum brake and the key functions of long stroke chambers, brake stroke indicators and automatic brake adjusters, and why we use these technologies.
  • Study Group C – Inspection Procedures and Brake Performance

    1:00 PM—3:00 PM
    at Adventure Hall, 1st Floor
    Joey Campbell, Bendix Ron Jenkins, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, National Training Center Instructor Mark Keegans, Vehicle Inspection Systems Brian Taylor, Intelligent Imaging Systems This session will explore brake system related aspects of the North American Standard Level I Inspection Procedure, disc brake inspection considerations, the use of performance-based brake testers (PBBTs) to measure braking performance and infrared thermal image screening as an inspection tool.
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
  • Study Group A – S-cam Drum Brake Essentials

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Utopia C Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Greg Dvorchak, Hendrickson Tom Hewer, TSE Brakes Steve Howse, Tramec Sloan Andy Malion, Spectra Products Inc. Scott Reeder, TSE Brakes This session will explore the S-cam drum brake and the key functions of long stroke chambers, brake stroke indicators and automatic brake adjusters, and why we use these technologies.
  • Study Group B – Inspection Procedures and Brake Performance

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Adventure Hall, 1st Floor
    Joey Campbell, Bendix Ron Jenkins, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, National Training Center Instructor Mark Keegans, Vehicle Inspection Systems Brian Taylor, Intelligent Imaging Systems This session will explore brake system related aspects of the North American Standard Level I Inspection Procedure, disc brake inspection considerations, the use of performance-based brake testers (PBBTs) to measure braking performance and infrared thermal image screening as an inspection tool.
  • Study Group C – Brake Technologies

    3:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Utopia A Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Chuck Brodie, WABCO Rick Dinkel, WABCO Joe Kay, Meritor Mike Tober, Bendix  This session will include discussions on the basics of the S-cam drum, hydraulic and air disc foundation brakes and technologies that integrate with them, including antilock braking systems (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC).
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
  • Networking Breakfast

    7:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
  • Study Group A – Inspection Procedures and Brake Performance

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at Adventure Hall, 1st Floor
    Joey Campbell, Bendix Ron Jenkins, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, National Training Center Instructor Mark Keegans, Vehicle Inspection Systems Brian Taylor, Intelligent Imaging Systems This session will explore brake system related aspects of the North American Standard Level I Inspection Procedure, disc brake inspection considerations, the use of performance-based brake testers (PBBTs) to measure braking performance and infrared thermal image screening as an inspection tool.
  • Study Group B – Brake Technologies

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at Utopia A Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Chuck Brodie, WABCO Rick Dinkel, WABCO Joe Kay, Meritor Mike Tober, Bendix  This session will include discussions on the basics of the S-cam drum, hydraulic and air disc foundation brakes and technologies that integrate with them, including antilock braking systems (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC).
  • Study Group C – S-cam Drum Brake Essentials

    8:00 AM—10:00 AM
    at Utopia B Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Greg Dvorchak, Hendrickson Tom Hewer, TSE Brakes Steve Howse, Tramec Sloan Andy Malion, Spectra Products Inc. Scott Reeder, TSE Brakes This session will explore the S-cam drum brake and the key functions of long stroke chambers, brake stroke indicators and automatic brake adjusters, and why we use these technologies.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:00 AM—10:30 AM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
    Sponsored By: Admiral Transport Corporation, Landstar Transportation Logistics and Link Engineering
  • General Session – Designing, Integrating, Using and Inspecting Brake Systems

    10:30 AM—12:00 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Alexandre Guay, Quebec SAAQ Joe Kay, Meritor Alan Matsumoto, Stemco Tpr. John Sova, North Dakota Highway Patrol, CVSA Vehicle Committee Chair The general session reconvenes and invites expert perspectives from roadside enforcement and brake supplier representatives to explore common brake system and component issues, violations, the North American Standard Out of Service Criteria and what can be found during roadside inspections. The session will also consider enforcement and industry collaboration on improving brake safety compliance and outreach.
  • Lunch (Provided)

    12:00 PM—1:00 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
  • Help Me Help You – Question and Answer Exercise

    1:00 PM—2:00 PM
    at Utopia A Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    This audience participation exercise will ask each of you, as attendees, for the toughest question you want answered. Our goal is to address one question from every participant in 40 minutes.
  • Common Violations and Maintenance Panel

    2:00 PM—3:00 PM
    at Utopia A Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Greg Dvorchak, Hendrickson Ron Jenkins, Oklahoma Highway Patrol Joe Kay, Meritor Bernie laBastide, Navistar Inc. Zeke Zakotnik, CRH Americas Materials Inc. The expert panel will answer your tough questions, and discuss repair and preventative maintenance, brake specifications of today, roadside inspection procedures and what lies ahead for minimizing brake system issues. Our panelists represent service, motor carrier maintenance, enforcement, supplier and truck manufacturer perspectives.
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom Threshold, 2nd Floor
  • Symposium Round Up and Closing

    3:30 PM—4:30 PM
    at Utopia Ballroom, 2nd Floor
    Key takeaways will be revisited, event survey discussed and closing remarks provided.