Mobile communications technology stands to transform the way truck inspections take place, with big implications for the CSA program and owner-operator businesses.
FMCSA has granted permanent authority to half the Mexican carriers participating in its pilot program. It's also preparing for comment on a new applicant.
A Colorado construction debris hauling fleet, E & K Trucking, has been issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order.
Deployed by the Drivewyze bypass service provider with technology partners, hopes for so-called electronic inspections are that they'd ultimately by accepted by FMCSA as credit on a carrier's CSA profile.
The agency's CSA subcommittee will meet to discuss improving the Safety Measurement System and the agency's intervention and investigative processes.
Has FMCSA's CSA program had an unintended (or, perhaps, intended) consequence of giving inspectors license to hassle small operators simply for the fact that they are small companies?
An FMCSA rep says a new site is coming for public display of CSA scores to more accurately portray safety risk in an attempt to mitigate carriers' concerns of the public nature of the scores.
Roadcheck, the annual inspection blitz done by a joint effort of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and others, will take place June 4-6 this year.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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