Accountability

‘Zero highway deaths’ goal needs general public target

| February 24, 2014

Regulators' ultimate goal pondered, in light of the laundry list of highway-bill recommendations the MCSAC delivered to Congress two weeks back.

CSA’s sloppy accident accounting

| July 12, 2012

FMCSA needs to go further with crash accountability, providing an appeal process and ensuring that it doesn’t penalize innocent truckers.

CSA: Compliance plus or safety politics?

| April 28, 2011

Below, a new vid below from my reporting on the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program. But first, a note about the storms that ripped through the Southeast yesterday, with a particularly large tornado moving straight through ...

Tuesday webinar: CSA – What it means to you

| March 17, 2011

The Compliance, Safety, Accountability program is finally under way. Major Mark Savage will explain how it affects your day-to-day operations in a March 22 webinar.

Reports confirm strong freight demand

| February 01, 2011

Three positive reports came in today about the state of trucking (or the economy) at the end of last year. These agree with recent earnings statements from publicly traded truckload carriers, most of which made ...

Obama budget eyes employee-contractor issue

| March 02, 2010

In recent years, governmental agencies and courts have tried to decide if workers are employees or independent contractors. Now a provision in President Obama’s 2011 federal budget request targets the issue.   Obama wants $25 million for ...

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