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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.

LogBook

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

For the Record

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.

Report: FMCSA wants to release driver safety data

The agency is seeking increased regulatory authority over drivers via the next highway reauthorization bill, GAO says.

FMCSA seeks feedback on 5-year plan

Safety improvement proposal is aimed at removing high-risk drivers and carriers from operation.

FMCSA wants feedback on 5-year safety plan

Safety improvement proposal is aimed at removing high-risk drivers and carriers from operation.

Cover story: Medically Certified

With new federal regs to cover training and registration of doctors approaching, some carriers and states are addressing specific medical conditions.

For the Record

The Great West Truck Show is scheduled, groups spar over heavier truck bills, a study IDs drivers likely to crash, lawmakers protest cross-border plan and many more industry news items ...

Driver accountability under CSA: a video talk with owner-operator Robert Shumate

I met Robert Shumate researching my two-part feature on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, in the April and May editions of Overdrive. In the vid, ...