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2022 Haz Mat Inspection Initiative

Newsletter Update

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced the results of a five-day 2022 haz mat inspection initiative. During that time, over 6,000 vehicles were inspected in the U.S. and Canada and the total number of violations was 1,774. The breakdown is as follows:

  • 408 shipping papers violations
  • 269 non-bulk/small means of containment packaging violations
  • 272 bulk packaging/large means of containment packaging violations
  • 76 non-bulk/small means of containment labeling violations
  • 159 bulk packaging/large means of containment placarding violations
  • 79 other safety marks violations
  • 168 loading and securement violations
  • 43 HM/DG package integrity (leaking) violations
  • 84 Transportation of Dangerous Goods Training Certificate violations (Canada only)

In general, for roadside inspections, which are routinely conducted, the top five violations in the U.S. are:

  1. Package not secure in vehicle
  2. No copy of USDOT HM registration number
  3. No or improper shipping papers (carrier)
  4. Shipping paper accessibility
  5. Vehicle not placarded as required

For more information about the 2022 haz mat inspection initiative, contact our experts at NTCI.