Big themes for the year reared their heads in the first quarter on the blog, from upcoming CARB deadlines to increasing angst over CSA. Take a tour back through the ...
In an attempt to shore up some of the data quality issues facing FMCSA, the agency has unveiled changes to its data collection system that it says will better account ...
Maybe truck drivers should apply for Top Secret clearance first: That should look good on a resumé — and then they could claim PSP records are classified. . .
OOIDA is suing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the second time in a year over its violation appeals process.
FMCSA's Pre-employment Screening Program is the only place to find full driver-specific detail of the information contained in the Motor Carrier Management Information System database that underpins CSA.
The Feb.5, 2013, meeting of the FMCSA's CSA Subcommitte to the MCSAC advisory board revealed data quality is a top stakeholder concern with the enforcement regime.
Though the landscape of federal rulemaking was relatively quiet this year, a few lawsuits brought against some of the DOT's more controversial rules and programs proved to be popular topics ...
Diving into the issues surrounding operators' access to information being collected about their businesses by DOT and due process concerns with dismissed citations/violations.
Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program crash/inspection violation history reports are now available to companies involved in hiring decisions beyond just interstate motor carriers.
Other top issues the MCSAC will address at its first special CSA Subcommittee meeting in October were fundamental questions of its effectiveness and goals.
Major trucking leaders continue to advocate for the option of drug testing using hair instead of urine.
OOIDA's suit against the FMCSA's CSA enforcement regime charges the agency with significant mishandling of driver information in the MCMIS database -- and lack of an adequate dispute process.
OOIDA has sued FMCSA over the accuracy of its Pre-Employment Screening Program information.
An FMCSA representative said language that underscores the lack of crash responsibility in crash data was added to the CSA website.
FMCSA official contends truck drivers do not get a CSA score, as do carriers.
Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.
2011 GATS offers diverse slate of events, U.S., Mexico Ink cross-border deal, driver fatigue tops NTSB Safety List and other industry news items are featured.
The agency is seeking increased regulatory authority over drivers via the next highway reauthorization bill, GAO says.
Safety improvement proposal is aimed at removing high-risk drivers and carriers from operation.