Inspectors around the nation know well the low-hanging fruit for violations in certain industry segments.
The way the DataQs challenge system is working suggests conventional wisdom about citations and CSA scores is flawed, with the issue of unfinished clean inspections looming larger for carriers looking to improve CSA scores.
State inspection intensity ratings range from Maryland, where 32 inspections per lane-mile of National Highway System were conducted during CSA's first two year, to Idaho, where only two inspections per lane-mile were done.
The Drivewyze PreClear weigh-station bypassing service is operational at 218 sites in 15 states across the nation, with the I-81 corridor well-covered.
In the two years since CSA's advent, the smallest carriers have had a much greater chance of getting inspected and put out of service than drivers and trucks of the largest carriers.
"To be super safe perhaps we should all park our vehicles when the first snowflake falls." --owner-operator Glenn Gilbert
Nearly 100 of those drivers were sidelined for log violations during the two-day blitz on I-10 in Eastern Arizona.
Data quality and negative business impact stood out as key operator concerns as readers responded to early-2013 CSA reporting.
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