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2021 CVSA Virtual Workshop

April 19-23, 2021

Schedule

Note: All sessions are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

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April 15, 2021

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

CVSA Lead Agency Contacts Meeting (Invitation Only)

April 19, 2021

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Level VI Inspection Program

The North American Standard Level VI Inspection Program is an inspection program specifically for transuranic waste and highway route controlled quantities of radioactive material.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Operation Airbrake

Operation Airbrake is a program dedicated to improving commercial motor vehicle brake safety.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Operation Safe Driver

Operation Safe Driver was created to reduce the number of deaths and injuries resulting from driver behavior-related crashes involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles.

04:00 PM ET - 06:00 PM ET

North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum

(Separate Registration Required)

This public forum is open to all stakeholders to voice issues/concerns with the cargo securement regulations in pursuit of developing and implementing uniform regulatory requirements for the securement of cargo on or within commercial motor vehicles throughout North America. The mandate of this public forum is to identify cargo securement regulatory issues and differences; identify inconsistencies in the application of cargo securement enforcement policies; review reports on research findings, securement equipment and new technologies related to cargo securement; submit reports on the activities, actions and outcomes of the forum to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA); and provide FMCSA and CCMTA officials with the opportunity to provide status reports or updates on previously identified issues.

04:00 PM ET - 06:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – International Driver Excellence Award

The International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA) is an industry-wide driver excellence award program.

April 20, 2021

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Driver-Traffic Enforcement Part I

The Driver-Traffic Enforcement Committee promotes effective traffic enforcement strategies to reduce commercial motor vehicle crashes and provides leadership through uniformity of driver-related safety issues.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Enforcement and Industry Modernization Part I

The Enforcement and Industry Modernization Committee identifies technological advancements that can be leveraged to improve commercial motor vehicle safety by enhancing the performance, quality and uniformity of commercial motor vehicle inspections and transforming enforcement-related activities.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Policy and Regulatory Affairs Part I

The Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee serves as a forum for the development of the Alliance’s policy positions and implementation strategies for the agency/department leaders responsible for the coordination and oversight of commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement programs. The committee also serves as a forum for international regulatory harmonization discussions.

01:00 PM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Driver-Traffic Enforcement Part II

The Driver-Traffic Enforcement Committee promotes effective traffic enforcement strategies to reduce commercial motor vehicle crashes and provides leadership through uniformity of driver-related safety issues.

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Enforcement and Industry Modernization Part II

The Enforcement and Industry Modernization Committee identifies technological advancements that can be leveraged to improve commercial motor vehicle safety by enhancing the performance, quality and uniformity of commercial motor vehicle inspections and transforming enforcement-related activities.

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Policy and Regulatory Affairs Part II

The Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee serves as a forum for the development of the Alliance’s policy positions and implementation strategies for the agency/department leaders responsible for the coordination and oversight of commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement programs. The committee also serves as a forum for international regulatory harmonization discussions.

04:00 PM ET - 06:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – International Roadcheck

International Roadcheck is a 72-hour annual event when CVSA-certified inspectors conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and drivers.

04:00 PM ET - 06:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – North American Inspectors Championship

The North American Inspectors Championship tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence.

April 21, 2021

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards Part I

The Crash Data and Investigation Standards Committee establishes and promotes uniform comprehensive crash investigation, reporting and data collection standards.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Hazardous Materials Part I

The Hazardous Materials Committee provides technical expertise related to the transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods in an effort to reduce incidents and encourage uniformity and consistency in the application of regulations.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Vehicle Part I

The Vehicle Committee focuses on issues associated with the vehicle in an effort to ensure an environment free of commercial motor vehicle incidents on public highways.

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Crash Data and Investigation Standards Part II

The Crash Data and Investigation Standards Committee establishes and promotes uniform comprehensive crash investigation, reporting and data collection standards.

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Hazardous Materials Part II

The Hazardous Materials Committee provides technical expertise related to the transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods in an effort to reduce incidents and encourage uniformity and consistency in the application of regulations.

01:00 PM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Vehicle Part II

The Vehicle Committee focuses on issues associated with the vehicle in an effort to ensure an environment free of commercial motor vehicle incidents on public highways.

04:00 PM ET - 06:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development

The Cooperative Hazardous Materials Enforcement Development (COHMED) Program fosters coordination, cooperation and communication among the federal, state and local agencies responsible for regulating and enforcing the safe transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods.

04:00 PM ET - 06:00 PM ET

Program Meeting – Human Trafficking Enforcement

This will be the inaugural program meeting in order to foster discussion around ways to reduce the occurrence of human trafficking within the trucking industry.

April 22, 2021

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Information Systems Part I

The Information Systems Committee works to ensure state, provincial, territory and federal enforcement systems are compatible to serve the needs of all stakeholders in providing accurate, timely and actionable data with a safety and compliance focus.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Passenger Carrier Part I

The Passenger Carrier Committee works toward the goal of an environment free of passenger-carrier crashes on our roadways.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Size and Weight Part I

The Size and Weight Committee helps establish uniformity of size and weight regulations that will serve the needs of industry while protecting our infrastructures.

10:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Training Part I

The Training Committee identifies training needs and develops courses leveraging the latest methodologies and technologies to achieve excellence and professionalism in the performance of commercial vehicle inspections through uniform and quality training.

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Information Systems Part II

The Information Systems Committee works to ensure state, provincial, territory and federal enforcement systems are compatible to serve the needs of all stakeholders in providing accurate, timely and actionable data with a safety and compliance focus.

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Passenger Carrier Part II

The Passenger Carrier Committee works toward the goal of an environment free of passenger-carrier crashes on our roadways.

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Size and Weight Part II

The Size and Weight Committee helps establish uniformity of size and weight regulations that will serve the needs of industry while protecting our infrastructures.

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Committee Meeting – Training Part II

The Training Committee identifies training needs and develops courses leveraging the latest methodologies and technologies to achieve excellence and professionalism in the performance of commercial vehicle inspections through uniform and quality training.

04:00 PM ET - 06:00 PM ET

PBBT Users Meeting

This working forum provides jurisdictions using performance-based brake testers (PBBTs) and others interested in their use a chance to work to advance PBBTs as an enforcement tool. Attendees will share their PBBT experiences and work to refine procedures and training materials for PBBT use. Carriers, suppliers, enforcement and other interested parties are welcome.

04:00 PM ET - 06:00 PM ET

Locals Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Local members are members of local/municipal law enforcement agencies.

April 23, 2021

09:00 AM ET - 11:00 AM ET

Region I Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands and Vermont.

09:00 AM ET - 11:00 AM ET

Region II Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Alabama, American Samoa, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

12:00 PM ET - 02:00 PM ET

Region III Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

12:00 PM ET - 02:00 PM ET

Region IV Membership Meeting (Government Only)

Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

12:00 PM ET - 02:00 PM ET

Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only) Part I

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.

12:00 PM ET - 02:00 PM ET

Associates Membership Meeting

Associate members are transportation safety organizations and trade associations, trucking and bus companies, industry suppliers and vendors, training institutions, consultants, insurance companies, state and provincial trucking associations, and small-fleet owner-operators.

03:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Region V Membership Meeting (Government Only) Part II

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon.

April 27, 2021

01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

April 29, 2021

01:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Board of Directors Meeting

The CVSA Board of Directors Meeting is open to all registered attendees of the CVSA Workshop.