The Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers, inspectors and investigators will be stepping up their commercial vehicle inspections.
This is to ensure commercial motor vehicles and drivers are in compliance with federal regulations and increase safety on roadways.
During International Roadcheck, officials will inspect commercial motor vehicles to identify critical inspection violations, along with violations to federal regulations.
As part of the driver portion of the inspection, inspectors will check and verify a driver’s documents, including their credentials and inspection reports, as well as check for seat belt usage, fatigue and more.
On the vehicle portion, inspectors will check brakes, cargo, exhaust systems, steering, suspension, cargo and other essential parts of the commercial motor vehicle.
This year’s Roadcheck runs through Friday, September 11.