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Title National Inspection Blitz puts 5K Trucks out of service, nearly half for brake violations
Date Posted 11/21/2016
Description During the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's Brake Safety Week, September 11-17, inspectors conducted 18,087 truck inspections which resulted in 3,900 trucks being placed out of service of which 2352 due to brake violations. Inspectors focused on brake system components identifying loose or missing parts; air or hydraulic fluid leaks; cracked, damaged or worn linings, pads, drums or rotors; and other faulty brake system components. Anti-lock braking system malfunction indicator lamps were also checked for compliance by inspectors during that week.

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