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To reduce the number of large truck accidents the FMSCA will train police officers on truck traffic enforcement

truck%20inspection.jpgRoadside inspections can be effective at reducing the number of large truck accidents. However police officers are often reluctant to do it because they are concerned about the safety of pulling the truck over or because they do not understand the documentation involved.

To solve to this issue the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance have put together a national program to train officers on safely conducting truck and bus stops, properly verifying documentation and being familiar will all violation types.

The program will be launched on February 17th.

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