Among the changes being proposed are de-emphasizing BASIC percentile rankings and better describing so-called "absolute" carrier BASIC measures' relationship to scoring.
Readers offer further examples of multiple violations written that stem from one root cause, known as "stacking" and discouraged at the federal level.
An advocate, going to bat for a driver hit with five "stacked" lighting violations during an inspection, uncovers some intel on a potential final fix for stacking ongoing via CVSA/FMCSA development work. High time for ...
Uproar in an hours session at GATS yields intel on some jurisdictions' faulty interpretations of the revised restart provisions in the new hours rule.
The most common lighting-related violation -- top 20 states for "Inoperative required lamp" prevalence ranked here -- may be basis for a DataQ challenge if the light is not required by regulation.
The suit brought by the Alliance for Safe and Efficient Truck Transportation (ASECTT), filed last year in federal district court in Washington, D.C., will see first oral arguments made Sept. 10.
Smartphones, tablets, global positioning system navigation units and onboard telematics devices have all been cleared by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for use as transponders in commercial trucks
Mobile communications technology stands to transform the way truck inspections take place, with big implications for the CSA program and owner-operator businesses.
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