Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010

Agency posts carrier safety ratings

FMCSA update allows carriers to see where they stand in each Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category.

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Agency updates CSA 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced updates to the Safety Management System to better identify "high risk" fleets.

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Business and pleasure

Great American Trucking Show in Dallas packed with seminars, exhibits, show trucks, live music and more.

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Pulse

There’s a good side, too, to CSA 2010. Or at least ‘good for you.’

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LogBook

The FMCSA changes hours policy, Obama orders heavy-truck fuel standards, an owner-operator recognition program and much more are featured.

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Today: The emerging driver shortage webinar

Freight’s coming back. At the same time, new and proposed regulations threaten to drive thousands of drivers from the industry. As the recession winds down, many carriers could be hamstrung by a serious shortage of drivers able to withstand the scrutiny of Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010, enhanced pre-employment screening and possibly tighter health regulations. To address these trends, analyst Noel Perry and fleet executive Tom Kretsinger Jr. will present “The emerging driver shortage” at 3 p.m. ...

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Hearing set for CSA 2010

The hearing will be June 23 before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

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LogBook

Back on the Road winner get a Volvo, a Highway hero is named, the FMCSA proposes texting ban, the FMCSA posts carrier safety data and more current issues are featured.

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A sure bet

No matter the economy, you can’t lose in the Great West Truck Show in Las Vegas, where the free advice, equipment displays, job opportunities, regulatory updates and beautiful show trucks much more to owner-operators.

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Pulse: Bloodless revolution

Bloodless revolution By Max Heine, Editorial Director News of the electronic onboard recorder mandate for reckless carriers suggests even bigger news – that the order is but a stepping stone toward requiring EOBRs for all carriers. That possible development, though shocking to imagine today, could well be a snoozer when it finally happens. The reason is there are too many factors propelling demand for onboard recorders. These factors, such as their ease of use and elimination of paperwork, ...

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