Independent owner-operators have the lowest rate of truck-involved crashes but are far more likely to be put out of service than drivers for carriers with 500 or more trucks, which have a higher crash rate.
The FMCSA's quick-strike sweep through "high-risk" passenger carriers, say officials, will be hitting our industry sooner rather than later. Knowing the agency's definition of a high-risk carrier is your first step in avoiding involuntary shutdown. ...
The recognition from the Ash Center at the Harvard Kennedy School was awarded as part of the center's "Top 25 Innovations in Government" program.
As industry conversation heats up around the appropriate national enforcement strategy, this poll probes owner-operators' views on the most safety-positive efforts on the highways.
Overdrive is excited to launch the expanded CSA's Data Trail website, which is dedicated to empowering trucking professionals with data and analysis of how CSA affects their businesses.
MCSAP award winners' violation priorities profiles suggest the federal government views a high level of on-highway traffic enforcement (versus vehicle inspections) as preferable enforcement behavior.
Indiana State Police DataQs coordinator Michael Wilson shared these at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance workshop April 22, 2013.
ATA representative Phil Byrd challenged the enforcement community to shift priorities away from inspections to traffic enforcement. Also: Regulatory update from FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.
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