Author: Paul D. Hux, Chesterfield, VA Personal Injury Attorney
Commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) are vehicles such as large trucks and tractor-trailers that usually transport cargo. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) sponsors programs throughout the year to promote CMV safety. This September 6-12 will be Brake Safety Week.
Remarkably, violations involving brakes are the highest percentage of violations cited during roadside inspections. These brake inspections include the inspection of brake-component systems (examination for missing or loose parts), as well as the inspection of antilock braking system (ABS) lamps.Antilock Braking Systems (ABS)
Driving a vehicle…