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One in five inspected commercial vehicles unsuitable

Commercial vehicle inspectors across North America completed more than 73,000 truck and bus inspections during 72 hours of Roadcheck 2013. Almost 47,800 of the spot checks were the most comprehensive roadside inspection, in which vehicles and drivers are assessed for violations of federal, state or Canadian provincial safety regulations. Other inspections conducted were vehicle-only or driver-only inspections. Just over 24% of the inspections conducted in Canada and the USA were found with out-of-service violations. There were more than 71,600 driver inspections, of which more than 4% were found with out-of-service violations. 899 seatbelt violations were issued. (ben)


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