CSA 2010

Curtain falls on new scale house inspection technology, opens on EOBRs

| January 31, 2011

I just finished a visit with Lieutenant James A. McKenzie and troopers at the Greene County, Tenn., scales on I-81, where  among other events I had the perhaps unfortunate occasion to witness an oversize hauler ...

Does less mean more? Driver pay in the CSA era

| January 26, 2011

My feature in the January edition of Truckers News investigated a dynamic more and more fleets and their drivers are seeing coming to fruition as freight markets slowly return and, consequently, recruiting staffs expand and ...

Skydiving to the ark: A Channel 19 2010 ‘Year in Review’

| December 31, 2010

It's been a banner year for dramatic, contentious, weird and/or humorous trucking news here on the Channel 19 blog. I can't possibly predict how 2010 will be remembered years down the line, but read through ...

Three weeks: FOIA turnaround for PSP information

| December 20, 2010

On November 23, I made note of an avenue toward gaining access to crash and inspection information contained on drivers' Pre-Employment Screening Program reports. Working through the official FMCSA contractor, the fee to obtain a ...

December: Renamed CSA goes nationwide

| December 14, 2010

The new federal safety program you’ve been hearing about all year expanded to all 50 states this week. Are you ready for it? To get your questions answered about the Compliance Safety Accountability program (formerly known ...

December: Renamed CSA goes nationwide

| December 14, 2010

The new federal safety program you’ve been hearing about all year expanded to all 50 states this week.

FMCSA goes live with CSA-related data

Avery Vise | December 13, 2010

FMCSA's new disclaimer on Safety Measurement System data states the system does not represent a safety fitness determination.

Most carriers unranked as CSA launches

| December 13, 2010

Fewer than 14 percent of active motor carriers are ranked in any of the five safety categories within the new Safety Measurement System the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made public Dec. 12.

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