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.
Second Wind Transport independent owner-operator Greg Trott was offered a load recently he would have paid out of pocket to haul -- had he made the wrong decision and taken it.
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.
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