John Sova, a trooper with the North Dakota Highway Patrol and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) vehicle committee vice chairman, is recognized as one of the best CVSA inspectors and instructors in the nation. In this executive summary of a recent webinar, Trooper Sova offers a unique perspective on routine maintenance that every fleet should see.

He is joined by Kevin Tomlinson, director of maintenance for South Shore Transportation and immediate past chairman of The Maintenance Council. Tomlinson is a go-to authority on best maintenance practices. He shares some down-to-brass-tacks advice on what to watch out for when it comes to maintenance issues. --- From Ryder