Compliance Safety Accountability

Insurance services group urges preparation for health reform

Company sees similarities to how industry prepared for CSA.

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LogBook

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

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Experts: Tire maintenance critical in CSA era

Truckers should use fuel-efficient, properly mounted tires that suit the hauls they carry, experts said during a tire technology seminar.

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Forecast: Operator pay rising

Over the next 12 months, owner-operator pay is predicted to rise 4 to 6 cents a mile and company driver pay 3 to 5 cents a mile.

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Survey: Drivers concerned about CSA

Report shows how CSA has exerted an influence on the daily lives of commercial drivers.

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A window on FMCSA’s CSA driver-enforcement authority goals

I thought I'd share a document leaked earlier in the year -- specifically in May, and to the Transportation Weekly publication -- that purported to be a draft highway bill whose genesis was within the Obama administration. It contains a 12-page section headed by "Driver Safety Provisions," beginning on p. 366, that seems to further confirm Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration intentions to expand authority in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement regime to rate individual ...

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Survey seeks CSA comments

American Transportation Research Institute has launched a survey to identify Compliance Safety Accountability impacts.

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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.

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Proper Inflation

Maintaining the ideal air pressure is the most important step in keeping tires in peak operating condition.

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Great West Truck Show features seminars

Included will be sessions on Compliance, Safety, Accountability; hours of service; and how to pass a U.S. Department of Transportation audit.

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