Get Ready for 2022’s International Roadcheck!

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The focus of Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA’s) 2022 International Roadcheck will be wheel ends. This year’s Roadcheck is scheduled for May 17-19.

Inspectors will conduct the North American Standard Level 1 Inspection.

When looking at “wheel ends”, these are the parts an inspector will highlight: wheels, rims, hubs, and tires. These components are pivotal in basic vehicle function and contribute to a quarter of all out-of-service violations discovered during Roadcheck inspections.

One of the main goals of International Roadcheck is to encourage drivers to take more preventative action when it comes to truck maintenance. Checking on that weird noise your truck’s been making lately, or just getting it in for its basic maintenance may be all you need to do to avoid a failed inspection (or, worse-case-scenario, a catastrophic accident).


Truck TiresRead below all 37 steps in the North American Standard Level 1 Inspection:

  1. Choose the Inspection Site
  2. Approach the Vehicle
  3. Greet and Prepare the Driver
  4. Interview Driver
  5. Collect the Driver’s Documents
  6. Check for Presence of Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods
  7. Identify the Carrier
  8. Examine Driver’s License or CDL
  9. Check Medical Examiner’s Certificate and Skill Performance Evaluation (SPE) Certificate (if applicable)
  10. Check Record of Duty Status
  11. Review Driver’s Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (if applicable)
  12. Review Periodic Inspection Report(s)
  13. Prepare Driver for Vehicle Inspection
  14. Inspect Front of Tractor
  15. Inspect Left Front side of Tractor (2022 focus)
  16. Inspect Left Saddle Tank Area (2022 focus)
  17. Inspect Trailer Front (2022 focus)
  18. Inspect Left Rear Tractor Area (2022 focus)
  19. Inspect Left Side of Trailer
  20. Inspect Left Rear Trailer Wheels
  21. Inspect Rear of Trailer
  22. Inspect Double, Triple and Full Trailers
  23. Inspect Right Rear Trailer Wheels
  24. Inspect Right Side of Trailer
  25. Inspect Right Rear Tractor Area
  26. Inspect Right Saddle Tank Area
  27. Inspect Right Front Side of Tractor
  28. Inspect Steering Axle(s)
  29. Inspect Axle(s) 2 and/or 3
  30. Inspect Axle(s) 4 and/or 5
  31. Prepare the Vehicle and Check Brake Adjustment
  32. Inspect Tractor Protection System (this procedure tests both the tractor protection system and the emergency brakes)
  33. Inspect Required Brake System Warning Devices
  34. Test Air Loss Rate
  35. Check Steering Wheel Lash
  36. Check Fifth Wheel Movement
  37. Complete the Inspection


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