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CVE will be taking part in Brake Safety Week

Date of News Release: 09/05/2012

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division will be taking part in Brake Safety Week throughout the Commonwealth beginning September 9 and running through the 15th. Brake Safety Week is part of the Operation Air Brake Campaign, an ongoing effort (since 1998) that is dedicated to improving inspection, compliance, maintenance, and performance of commercial vehicle brakes throughout North America. Operation Air Brake is sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, North America's leading commercial vehicle safety enforcement organization.

During Brake Safety Week, Officers and Inspectors will put a special emphasis on Level 1 Air Brake Inspections, as well as education and awareness to drivers, mechanics and others who impact on the safe operation of commercial vehicles. It will have a variety of activities taking place during the week all over North America that will include CVSA Certified Inspectors, Brake suppliers, and Industry talking with drivers and mechanics at truck stops and other locations where drivers and mechanics congregate about the importance of commercial vehicle brake safety.

For information regarding this detail, please contact Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division Region 3. (502) 370-6515.

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