Are Your Brakes Ready for CVSA's Brake Safety Week? [Video] - Maintenance

Are Your Brakes Prepared for CVSA’s Brake Security Week? [Video] – Upkeep

August 25, 2022

The Industrial Car Security Alliance conducts two main brake inspection initiatives every year, and 12 months over 12 months, the brake defect out-of-service fee stays about the identical. Why aren’t we making progress in bringing that fee down? 


Will Schaefer is the Director of Security Applications on the Industrial Car Security Alliance, and he has some ideas on why the OOS fee isn’t enhancing. It’s bought little to do with the brakes themselves. Schaefer and HDT’s Jim Park dig into a number of the a number of the causes behind the seemingly immovable brake defect out-of-service fee, together with: 

  • cursory tools inspections.
  •  technicians that don’t perceive the brake security rules.
  • poor driver coaching associated to tools inspections.

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⏱ Timestamps & Subjects

00:00 Introduction

01:56 What’s Brake Security Week all about?

03:09 How does CVSA decide of the main target space of Brake Security Week?

04:26 Statistics on the kinds of brake violations

05:35 Images of brake violations

06:33 Why do out of service charges continually hover round 20-30%?

10:09 Why aren’t drivers and fleet technicians catching brake points?

12:13 What can drivers do to up their brake inspection recreation?


🏫 Sources

Industrial Car Security Alliance’s Brake Security Week

View Final Yr’s Outcomes

9 Brake Inspection Ideas


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