CSA two-punch: Second lawsuit brought

| July 19, 2012

A suit against the FMCSA's CSA program brought by the ASECTT group alleged unfairness to small carriers within FMCSA's compliance and enforcement regime.

Will CSA take its first significant hit standing up?

| July 18, 2012

OOIDA's suit against the FMCSA's CSA enforcement regime charges the agency with significant mishandling of driver information in the MCMIS database -- and lack of an adequate dispute process.

Landry questions White House integrity on EOBRs

| July 13, 2012

In a hearing before the Small Business Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week whose title was a markedly direct question -- "Is FMCSA's CSA program driving small businesses off the road?" ...

CSA’s sloppy accident accounting

| July 12, 2012

FMCSA needs to go further with crash accountability, providing an appeal process and ensuring that it doesn’t penalize innocent truckers.

Pulse

| July 03, 2012

In our March 2010 issue, we reported on the impending Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010. The feds were trying to work out the bugs in nine test states, after starting with Colorado in 2008.

Irregular ratings: CSA snafus

| July 02, 2012

Accident blame, violation weighting and regional differences continue to plague CSA. No fix appears to be on the horizon.

Ferro introduced to CSA ’8th BASIC’: Driver turnover

| June 28, 2012

Some watchers contend carriers' driver turnover rates should be considered in computing ultimate safety scores in CSA.

ASECTT challenges ‘CSA is working’ contention

| June 27, 2012

Trucking group disputes FMCSA's statistical correlation between the Unsafe Driving and Fatigued Driving BASICs and actual crash rates.

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