One of the key goals of the redesign is to better highlight elements of the SMS that actually correlate with crash risk, FMCSA says.
A DOT report issued June 13 indicates rules mandating the use of speed limiters in trucks, raising the minimum liability insurance for carriers and implementing a more complete and direct federal safety scoring system could ...
FMCSA is studying the feasibility of incorporating crash accountability into Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores and plans to release its Crash Weighting Research Plan sometime this year, the agency says.
They shouldn't be assigned severity weights to contribute to a carrier's ranking in any CSA BASIC if the violation was a result of the crash.
If you have your own authority for operate a small fleet, vote in this poll to help Overdrive determine how the distribution of percentile rankings in the non-public Crash Indicator BASIC is working for small ...
The way the DataQs challenge system is working suggests conventional wisdom about citations and CSA scores is flawed, with the issue of unfinished clean inspections looming larger for carriers looking to improve CSA scores.
State inspection intensity ratings range from Maryland, where 32 inspections per lane-mile of National Highway System were conducted during CSA's first two year, to Idaho, where only two inspections per lane-mile were done.
Video interview with regulatory consultant Richard Wilson highlights the need to double-check and pre-audit your drug and alcohol testing consortium for compliance with regulations -- if you don't, it could come back to haunt you. ...
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