Bypass systems work well for carriers with a good safety-performance history to help them avoid the extra scrutiny rolling over the scales gets a truck and its driver.
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.
A March 26 accident on Interstate 65 in Kentucky left 11 dead after a tractor-trailer crossed the median, then collided with a passenger van before it crashed into a rock wall and caught fire. Investigators do ...
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