csa

‘We’re the highway patrol and we’re here to help’

Why were you pulled in for your last inspection? If you don't know, ask. The answer could prove useful in your long-term CSA management.

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Poll: How many inspections do you receive in a year?

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Don’t pay for the privilege to haul

Second Wind Transport independent owner-operator Greg Trott was offered a load recently he would have paid out of pocket to haul -- had he made the wrong decision and taken it.

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Poll: Do you use weigh-station bypassing technology?

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CSA/PSP: Due process, access key operator concerns

Diving into the issues surrounding operators' access to information being collected about their businesses by DOT and due process concerns with dismissed citations/violations.

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Ferro: Safety Fitness Determination proposal coming in 2013

A proposed rule that would allow FMCSA to use a carrier's CSA rankings to produce an overall safety rating will come in the first half of 2013, said FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

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Changes to violation weighting, more posted this weekend

Among changes taking place this week are the introduction of a new hazmat-specific BASIC and adjustments in various violation weights.

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PSP 2.0 expands access to driver records, introduces iPhone app

Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program crash/inspection violation history reports are now available to companies involved in hiring decisions beyond just interstate motor carriers.

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Modest proposal: $65/hour, fair detention rate to protect small biz

A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.

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Poll: Have you seen your Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) crash/violation report?

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