FMCSA opens enforcement toolkit for carriers

| January 11, 2013

New materials from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration purport to help motor carriers manage safety issues in the prism of CSA.

Driver fatigue criteria questioned in court

| January 04, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has requested a federal court’s intervention in what it describes as FMCSA amending out-of-service criteria outside the rulemaking process.

Manage MCS-150 data for CSA scoring

| January 03, 2013

It's important for those with carrier authority to keep tabs on their annual self-reported vehicle-miles-traveled and power-unit information for CSA scoring purposes.

Breaking: Regulators apologize for delaying Santa

| December 24, 2012

Regulators have determined the Claus operation is an imminent hazard to the motoring public and have ordered Santa to cease operation effective immediately.

Reasons for the rise in truck-occupant crash deaths

| December 18, 2012

Readers weigh in on root causes after NHTSA's examination of crash statistics showed a sharp rise in truck occupant crash fatalities (20 percent) between 2010 and 2011.

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

| December 13, 2012

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.

Ferro: Safety Fitness Determination proposal coming in 2013

| December 03, 2012

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.

Reader: FMCSA attacks safety ‘from the wrong end of the beast’

| December 03, 2012

"If rates were up where they should be, drivers wouldn’t have to complain about receiving and loading fees one bit."

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