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.
Among changes taking place this week are the introduction of a new hazmat-specific BASIC and adjustments in various violation weights.
Accident blame, violation weighting and regional differences continue to plague CSA. No fix appears to be on the horizon.
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