Search Results for: pre-employment screening program

Crash accountability in CSA scores, changes to DataQs higlight CSA update

A study that evaluates both the impact of implementing crash fault weighting into CSA scores and FMCSA's ability to implement such a system is still being reviewed by the agency ...

Appeals court rolls smaller lawsuit against FMCSA data into OOIDA’s broader DataQs suit

Based on jurisdictional grounds, a U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C. has transferred a case brought against the FMCSA and its inability to remove violations from a carrier or driver's ...

Hours, logbook violations get Mexican carrier booted from pilot program

For the first time since the program's 2011 inception, the FMCSA has revoked the authority of a Mexican carrier participating in its cross-border trucking pilot program. Drivers had not complied ...

Running in reverse: Channel 19 year in review, part 1

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 ...

FMCSA updates citation protocol to allow removal of violation from CSA, PSP after successful challenge

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 ...

NSA leaker cleared by firm that dings drivers

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 sues agency over violation appeals process

OOIDA is suing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the second time in a year over its violation appeals process.

Agency taking comment on latest Mexican carrier applicant

FMCSA has requested comment on the application of the latest — and largest so far — carrier to pass the agency's pre-screening.

Who’s keeping score: PSP is driver-info ‘gold standard’

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.

Panel highlights CSA data-quality issues

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.

Gun laws, election, federal regs: Top 15 most read stories of 2012

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 ...

CSA/PSP: Due process, access key operator concerns

Diving into the issues surrounding operators' access to information being collected about their businesses by DOT and due process concerns with dismissed citations/violations.

PSP 2.0 expands access to driver records, introduces iPhone app

Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program crash/inspection violation history reports are now available to companies involved in hiring decisions beyond just interstate motor carriers.

Poll: Have you seen your Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) crash/violation report?

CSA: DataQs reform, more debated by MCSAC

Other top issues the MCSAC will address at its first special CSA Subcommittee meeting in October were fundamental questions of its effectiveness and goals.

Carriers promote hair drug testing

Major trucking leaders continue to advocate for the option of drug testing using hair instead of urine.

Will CSA take its first significant hit standing up?

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 sues over accuracy of safety records

OOIDA has sued FMCSA over the accuracy of its Pre-Employment Screening Program information.

FMCSA adds caveat on crash responsibility to CSA websites

An FMCSA representative said language that underscores the lack of crash responsibility in crash data was added to the CSA website.

FMCSA: Drivers not rated

FMCSA official contends truck drivers do not get a CSA score, as do carriers.