Operation Safe Driver: July 12-18
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Operation Safe Driver
The CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver program was put into effect in 2007. Sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), the weeklong event will occur July 12-July 18. During this time, law enforcement agencies will be on the lookout for dangerous driving behaviors that include speeding, risky lane changes, impaired driving, distracted or reckless driving, following too closely, texting, seatbelt violations, and failure to obey traffic signals.
According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, “less traffic may be encouraging some drivers to ignore traffic safety laws, including speed limits,” and as a result, “many jurisdictions are seeing a severe spike in speeding.” With the yearly Roadcheck inspection blitz as yet unscheduled, this year’s Operation Safe Driver provides a check on unsafe driving behaviors.
CVSA President Sgt. John Samis explains, “As passenger vehicle drivers are limiting their travel to necessary trips and many commercial motor vehicle drivers are busy transporting vital goods to stores, it’s more important than ever to monitor our roadways for safe transport.”
Will Operation Safe Driver Limit Capacity?
Here at AM Transport Services, we are proud to work with small, service-oriented fleets with great service and safety records. We’ve cultivated long-term relationships with these small businesses committed to picking up and delivering your freight safely, on-time, and undamaged.
While Operation Safe Driver and the International Roadcheck can force some trucks off the road in order to avoid inspections, the great fleets we work with are operating as usual. That’s why you don’t have to worry about capacity when you work with AMT. We love nothing more than getting great fleets on dedicated lanes for your business, so you can more easily navigate the ups and downs.
Disruption is forever a problem in the logistics industry, everything from severe weather events and shifts in the economy to contagious viruses and new technology can upset your ability to move your freight cost-effectively and efficiently. But when you partner with a small, agile 3PL like AM Transport Services, you harness the full power of our professional logistics experts, our advanced technology and the long-term relationships we have with small carriers.
These benefits translate to predictable costs, on-time delivery, great tracking, and customer satisfaction for you and your customers. You can spend your time worrying about skyrocketing logistics costs and chasing trucks, or you can work with a 3PL who has your best interests at heart. If you’re ready to up your game, schedule a call with the experts at AM Transport Services today.