The Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's 10-member CSA subcommittee issued recommendations with no small amount of dissent on the issues of crash fault and CSA scores' public display.
The program has hit one out of the park in getting carriers' attention, but MCSAC CSA Subcommittee members point to more strikeouts than base hits.
The Feb.5, 2013, meeting of the FMCSA's CSA Subcommitte to the MCSAC advisory board revealed data quality is a top stakeholder concern with the enforcement regime.
The MCSAC's CSA subcommittee meets Feb. 5-6 in Alexandria, Va. -- we'll be there covering results and discussion.
Adjustment isn't the only brake problem going -- observer and longtime former driver Allan Powell suggests treadle valve corrosion is a growing issue.
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.
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.
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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