Report: FMCSA wants to release driver safety data

| July 06, 2011

The agency is seeking increased regulatory authority over drivers via the next highway reauthorization bill, GAO says.

Proper Inflation

Max Kvidera | July 01, 2011

Maintaining the ideal air pressure is the most important step in keeping tires in peak operating condition.

Driver accountability under CSA: a video talk with owner-operator Robert Shumate

| May 26, 2011

I met Robert Shumate researching my two-part feature on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, in the April and May editions of Overdrive. In the vid, selected from the in-person portion ...

CSA Part 2: Maintaining your equipment

Todd Dills | May 01, 2011

Now more than ever, you’re responsible for what you drive, including company trailers. Take control of maintenance with robust inspection procedures and self-education to avoid inspection hassles.

CSA: Compliance plus or safety politics?

| April 28, 2011

Below, a new vid below from my reporting on the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program. But first, a note about the storms that ripped through the Southeast yesterday, with a particularly large tornado moving straight through ...

High-risk carriers reviewed

Jill Dunn | April 24, 2011

FMCSA had used SafeStat to measure carrier safety, but replaced it with the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program on Dec. 12.

EOBRs controversy over the national airwaves missing extant/emerging solutions

| April 22, 2011

Wednesday, National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" program ran this piece on the issue of the proposed federal mandate for electronic on-board recorder use for hours-of-service monitoring. If it goes into effect, virtually all interstate haulers ...

CSA and Safety Scores

Todd Dills | April 02, 2011

Your driving record carries more weight than ever under CSA. Learn how to access your data, understand it and use it to your advantage.

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