Compliance Safety Accountability

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, selected from the in-person portion of our interview, conducted at the Rush Truck Centers location in Nashville where Shumate had stopped in on his way home to Union City, Tenn., to visit with dealer personnel, Shumate echoes many owner-operators in his position, leased to a ...

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LogBook

A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.

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CSA: Compliance plus or safety politics?

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 the southern part of Tuscaloosa, Ala., the town where Overdrive and Truckers News offices are located. I'm based off-site in Nashville, so my read on the situation there is from afar, but I'm happy to report at least that the ...

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LogBook

Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

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CSA and Safety Scores

Your driving record carries more weight than ever under CSA. Learn how to access your data, understand it and use it to your advantage.

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Choosing a Carrier

When you consider moving to a new fleet, look beyond bonuses and other come-ons.

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CSA focuses more on drivers

CSA isn’t designed to score drivers, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official said in an online seminar presented by Overdrive.

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What’s proposed, what’s next

Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.

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Language lurking in GAO’s CSA report to Congress: FMCSA hopeful to make driver data public

Tonight, a major with the Colorado State Patrol I've spoken with on a couple different occasions about his work implementing the CSA Behavioral Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories at the roadside inspector level will be delivering an hour-long presentation as part of Overdrive/Truckers News webinar series. It's called "CSA: What it means to you," and features Major Mark Savage at 8 p.m. Central time tonight. Tune in free of charge via your internet connection. For ...

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Industry’s top challenge: Finding drivers

Trucking executives favor the long-term viability of using leased owner-operators to meet their capacity needs.

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