The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s two lawsuits against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s DataQ’s violations appeals system have been consolidated after the association filed a motion in court seeking consolidation.
Report from the CSA Subcommittee to the MCSAC shows a somewhat different overall tune from the year prior as FMCSA retrenches in its commitment to the CSA program.
As the MCSAC's CSA Subcommittee finalized recommendations for program changes in D.C., debate continued over the public display of carrier CSA scores. In early poll results, 70 percent of Overdrive readers favor score removal.
Audio from Panther's Irwin Shires and Transplace's Tom Sanderson at the CSA Subcommittee meeting shows difficulties of carriers dealing with the mark of the CSA program.
Full implementation of the Safety Fitness Determination rule, which would replace the current safety-rating system, could follow two years after a hoped-for September proposal. More news from MCSAC's CSA Subcommittee meeting...
Given CSA problems shown by various reports this year and last, should BASIC scores be withheld from public view? If so, should inspection/violation data remain accessible? Tell us what you think here.
FMCSA's subcommittee for its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program will meet April 29-30 to develop recommendations for changes to the program, its scoring system and the intervention process.
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 and peers prior to its ...
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